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Re: [vox-tech] grub boot recovery image



Dell already does this with their Ubuntu systems.

On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 06:44:57PM -0800, Jim wrote:
> Greetings:
> My boss had a laptop that would not boot into vista because of a virus.
> I was about to pop in a live cd but found that this 'dell' laptop gave
> me an option for recovery.  It let me rewrite the hard drive with an
> image that was fresh from factory i.e. day 1 configuration.  My boss
> didn't have anything important so I did just that and it worked like a
> charm.
> 
> Intrigued with this I was wondering if this can be done with linux.
> Lets say that I built a pc w/ oh I don't know, ubuntu, and I wanted to
> have the same setup as my bosses pc had.  Can this be done and be as
> user friendly with linux?  Could I somehow make grub boot into some sort
> of gui script that can have a presaved image file of a fresh install on
> that pc?  Mind you this should be simple to use for the masses out there
> that aren't computer savy, like me :)
> 
> I know quite a bit about cars, I know very little about computers.
> 
> Jim
> 
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