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Dual-Boot [WinXP and Kubuntu]

by Lsw0187 / July 3, 2006 1:08 AM PDT

If I want to dual-boot these two OS's how exactly should I partition my hard drive? I know that for Linux you can have several partitions to make things run smoother, but I'm wondering what is the best way to partition my hard drive for this dual-boot. Here are my specs:

eVGA NForce 4SLI Motherboard
AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego Processor
eVGA 7800GT 256MB Video Card
1GB Corsair ValueSelect DDR 400 SDRAM
120 GB Western Digital 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drive

Thanks in advance! Also, I have already installed XP on my system.

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What step is missing?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 3, 2006 2:11 AM PDT

If I ask such as this example search, I see this well discussed.

So rather than repeat all that, tell what step is causing you to ask this.


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The step I discussed in my post
by Lsw0187 / July 3, 2006 12:11 PM PDT
In reply to: What step is missing?

What is the best way to partition your hard drive? Just use the two necessary partitions for Linux (swap and home) along with the win xp partition, or more partitions for linux?

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Take the defaults.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 3, 2006 12:14 PM PDT

If you can't find a reason to change the defaults offered during install, it's BEST you accept the installer's suggestions.

Hope this clears up that step for you.


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(NT) (NT) Gracias :)
by Lsw0187 / July 3, 2006 12:55 PM PDT
In reply to: Take the defaults.

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