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February 24th, 2009, 07:06 PM
Hello how do i fully delete my ubuntu account on my pc? I have made a new user and logged in to in then deleted the other account off "users and groups". but files are still left on my computer to do with the user. Please Help! thanks : )

ops also how do i get a file off the account before i delete it as its says i need promotion.

February 24th, 2009, 09:12 PM
If you want to delete the old users /home directory, "/marco" or whatever you will need root privileges, so press Alt+F2 and run "gksudo nautilus" enter your password and then you can delete the directory.

Be VERY careful what you delete when running Nautilus as root!

Cheers, Marco.