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I have Arch, Mint and Ubuntu all installed, and I want to get rid of Mint. Can I just format its partition?
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You should be able to just format it, but then you'd have a blank (but formatted) partition. It'll be a separate chunk.
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Name it Vista.
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kewl, I'm going to do it now.
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k, now it's gone...byebye mint
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So what did you do exactly? I might need to do this too...
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So what did you do exactly? I might need to do this too...
I went into Arch and used gparted (as root). Make sure the partition you change is unmounted. All I had to do was right click the partition>Format To>ext3
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