Installer allows erasure of partitions with one click?

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Installer allows erasure of partitions with one click?

Post by TL7 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:02 am

The Linux Mint installer, on the partition selection menu, has a + and a - button.

I noticed, that pressing - removes partitions without confirmations.
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Re: Installrr allows erasure of partitions with one click?

Post by Sir Charles » Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:09 am

No actual changes will get into effect at that stage. This is still a graphical representation for giving you the possibility to re-partition your disk. First when you go ahead with the install process you will see a box with all the changes that will be written to the disk. Even then you can still back out if you want to change something.
I suppose that's one of the ironies of life, doing the wrong thing at the right moment -C.C.

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Re: Installrr allows erasure of partitions with one click?

Post by Cosmo. » Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:41 am

Added to the post by Marziano: There is a revert button on the right side, which can undo changes, until you are on that window.

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Re: Installrr allows erasure of partitions with one click?

Post by TL7 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:56 am

Marziano wrote:
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:09 am
No actual changes will get into effect at that stage. This is still a graphical representation for giving you the possibility to re-partition your disk. First when you go ahead with the install process you will see a box with all the changes that will be written to the disk. Even then you can still back out if you want to change something.
Oh, I just noticed that. Thanks.

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