How do I completely reset Ubuntu? The only foolproof way to factory reset Ubuntu is to do a fresh install. Just backup your home folder and other required files, make a bootable USB and you are ready to go. Reinstalling Ubuntu probably will be much faster than say Windows 10 doing a factory reset, which can drag on for hours.
How do I reset Ubuntu to act as first at start?
- Ctrl + Alt + F1.
- rm -rf .gnome .gnome2 .gconf .gconfd .metacity.
- Ctrl + Alt + F7.
How do I reset my Ubuntu laptop to factory settings? After pressing the Esc key, the GNU GRUB boot loader screen should appear. Use the down arrow key on the keyboard to highlight the last option, Restore Ubuntu Version Number to factory state (Figure 1), then press the Enter key. The computer will boot to a Dell Recovery environment.
Does Ubuntu have a command reset? There is no such thing as factory reset in ubuntu. You have to run a live disk/usb drive of any linux distro and backup your data and then reinstall ubuntu.