reinstall or just change name

W Scott Lockwood III scott at
Fri Jan 23 20:52:53 UTC 2015

> On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 1:39 PM, David Fletcher <dave at> wrote:
> On Fri, 2015-01-23 at 11:12 +0100, Gary J. Kirkpatrick wrote:
> > 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 imperfect) or should I just change the user name/password?
 > I'd feel inclined to use Boot and Nuke
 > first, then re-install.
 > Dave

Yes, what Dave said. DBAN is the best.

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