[SATLUG] Switching to Linux from Windows XP

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 16:39:11 CDT 2015


hc at lookcee.com wrote:
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> On Saturday, August 1, 2015 15:03, "Bruce Dubbs" <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> said:
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>> Chris Hudson wrote:
>>> Defrag your hard drive before installing Linux.
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>> Totally unnecessary. Just reformat your Linux partitions as a part of
>> the install.

> Hmmmm what happens to the windows data that is on the 'C' drive Bruce? Does Linux 'defrag it as it shrinks the partition to make room?
> herb

There were no comments that I saw about shrinking the windows partition. 
  I would think that the software that shrinks ntfs would take care of 
that if needed.

OTOH, I've never found defragging of an ext? partition necessary.

   -- Bruce




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