Introduction

OS-Uninstaller is a small graphical tool to perform a clean and quick uninstall of any operating system (Windows, MacOS, Ubuntu, other Linux distribution..) of your computer.

Important: if you want to uninstall Wubi (Ubuntu installed INSIDE Windows), please follow this guide.

OS-Uninstaller is a free software, licenced under GNU-GPL.

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Getting OS-Uninstaller

1st option : get a disk including OS-Uninstaller

  • Download Linux-Secure-Remix, and burn the image on a DVD, or create a live-USB. Boot on it, then launch OS-Uninstaller from the bottom-left menu.

  • Alternatively, you can download Boot-Repair-Disk. Then burn the image on a CD, or create a live-USB. Boot on it. A window (Boot-Repair) will appear, close it. Then launch OS-Uninstaller from the bottom-left menu.

2nd option : install OS-Uninstaller in Ubuntu

- boot your computer on a Ubuntu live-CD or live-USB.

- choose "Try Ubuntu"

- open a new Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T), then type:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair

- Press Enter

- then type:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install -y os-uninstaller && os-uninstaller

- Press Enter

Using OS-Uninstaller

  • launch OS-Uninstaller (System->Administration->OS-Uninstaller menu if you use Gnome, or via the dash if you use Unity)

  • Then choose the OS you want to remove and click "OK"

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  • A confirmation window will appear:

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  • Click "Apply" to start the removal

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OS-Uninstaller (last edited 2013-08-05 09:55:01 by yannubuntu)