[SATLUG] dual booting my windoze box

David Kowis dkowis at shlrm.org
Wed Aug 25 09:32:17 CDT 2010


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On 8/24/2010 3:10 PM, Enrique Sanchez wrote:
> I am about to dual boot my windoze laptop, and was wondering whether
> the std linux distros, well ubuntu, would work around my windows env
> and leave the 50 out of 200 used GB untouched or do I have to
> partition it b4 installing linux.
> 
> I remember long ago (10+yrs) when I did this, I had to use a special
> program to move the windows data into a contiguous area before
> attempting it, but I don't find any references around anymore....
> 
> any help would be appreciated.

I like to use clonezilla and an external harddrive to backup the state
of my computer before I go and do my repartitioning. That way if I don't
like what I've done, I can clobber it all and restore it.

David
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