clearing old Ubuntu versions before loading latest upgrade

Asked by poverty on 2009-11-06

I now have three versions of ubuntu on my laptop, and it is running low on disk space! before I upgrade to the latest version, how do I get rid of 8.04 etc?

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Shashank Sahni (shredder12) said : #1

If you want to completely get rid of the old versions then make a back up of the relevant data and format the partition.
But be careful to not format the partition whose grub is loaded through MBR otherwise you won't be able to boot.

dawn kershaw (jadders4-aol) said : #2

So you DON"T have to delete the old to bring in the new ???

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