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How to quickly return to a fresh Puppy install?
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abexman

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PostPosted: Fri 26 Apr 2013, 23:03    Post_subject:  How to quickly return to a fresh Puppy install?  

Im on Wary 5.1.1. This is run off a CD. I had my session set to autosave and I know how to disable that. Is there a simple way to reset the whole installation so puppy returns entirely to defaults and cleans the file system of files I saved there?
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Flash
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PostPosted: Fri 26 Apr 2013, 23:44    Post_subject:  

Do you mean you want to permanently revert to a pristine Puppy and delete everything else? If you only want to go back temporarily, you can boot from a Puppy CD with the puppy pfix=ram boot option.
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abexman

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PostPosted: Sat 27 Apr 2013, 14:28    Post_subject:  

Yes, permanently revert would be what I am looking to do but thanks for the knowledge.

Flash wrote:
Do you mean you want to permanently revert to a pristine Puppy and delete everything else? If you only want to go back temporarily, you can boot from a Puppy CD with the puppy pfix=ram boot option.
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PostPosted: Sat 27 Apr 2013, 15:48    Post_subject:  

If you're running from a CD with a Save file on a hard disk, boot the CD with the puppy pfix=ram boot option, mount the partition where the Save file is, and delete the Save file. I'm not sure if Puppy will then ask you if you want to create a Save file when it shuts down. You may have to reboot the CD without using the pfix=ram option to get it to ask if you want a Save file.
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