reinstall or just change name
Gary J. Kirkpatrick
garyartista at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 12:32:15 UTC 2015
On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 11:32 AM, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23 January 2015 at 10:12, Gary J. Kirkpatrick <garyartista at gmail.com>
> > I am selling my little laptop. Should I reinstall the operating system,
> > which I presume would be a better way to remove my files (albeit
> > or should I just change the user name/password?
> I would re-install, otherwise how can you be sure that all your
> information has been removed? Even if you remove your home directory
> you may have put stuff elsewhere and there will be all sorts of data
> in system logs and so on.
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Thanks for the advice.
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