How to determine what to delete in a partition to install Ubuntu,

Richard Barmann reb at
Tue Oct 6 01:54:40 UTC 2015

On 10/05/2015 09:51 PM, silver.bullet at wrote:
> On Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:32:35 -0400, Richard Barmann wrote:
>> Would you recommend removing Xfce and seeing if Ubuntu 15.04 will load
>> and run?
> You already have Ubuntu 15.04 installed. Ubuntu 15.04 is the release of
> Ubuntu and Xfce4 is one desktop environment provided by the official
> Ubuntu repositories for this release of Ubuntu.
> Perhaps deleting your current 15.04 install and then installing it
> again makes sense, but without some practise you would mess a new
> install up, so better stay with this install and try to fix the issues
> you're experiencing, to learn how to maintain a Linux install.
> Wait before you reinstall 15.04 or another release.
> It doesn't make much sense to use Linux in the same way as
> proprietary operating systems and apps for tablet PCs and mobile phones
> are used. Even distros like Ubuntu, that try to be much user-friendly,
> need self-responsible maintenance.
> Regards,
> Ralf
> OK, Dick

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