Best way to uninstall X

Ondřej Majerech oxyd.oxyd at
Fri Apr 8 16:56:39 UTC 2011

2011/4/7 Attos <attos.janus at>:
> I think so.
> I'll do back up and start from scratch. Then I'll be sure I have just what I
> need.
> Switching to single user mode, tar, and as Konstantin wrote: rm -rf /*

If you do want to go the wipe-all-and-start-from-scratch route, doing
newfs /dev/<your slice> might be a better option. 1) It's faster than
rm -rf /; 2) if you have $HOME on a separate slice, you can avoid
wiping that out by simply not wiping its slice.


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