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Ubuntu on XP

by darrylmcintyre / March 4, 2007 7:47 AM PST

I've never partitioned my drive, and i want to install Ubuntu in my laptop. I was wondering if someone could recommend me a free program to manage partitions.

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Here's one
by Stan Chambers / March 4, 2007 12:15 PM PST
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Stan's suggestion is fine but you...
by Edward ODaniel / March 5, 2007 2:28 AM PST
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Ubuntu on XP
by darrylmcintyre / March 5, 2007 4:44 AM PST

Thanks guys. I have another question: I have a 100GB hard drive, What's the minimum size for the Ubuntu partition?

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Minumum useable partition would be about 3 Gb...
by Edward ODaniel / March 5, 2007 7:42 AM PST
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but a much more realistic size would be about 15 for Ubuntu and another 500 meg for a swap partition.

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Ed O, Great links.
by Ray Harinec / March 5, 2007 5:30 AM PST

Not planning to use it for a few months though, and really will want to do it with Kubuntu's next release.

Any idea if the process would be close to the same?

Is there a way to get the text of the video, between by ears and sound via internet I really can't understand the sound that well?

Sorry for horning in on cucchi's thread.

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Ray, it should be close but you might also...
by Edward ODaniel / March 5, 2007 8:18 AM PST
In reply to: Ed O, Great links.

simply search for a video specific to Kubuntu.

Couldn't tell you where to get a transcript BUT you might look around the site and see if you can contact Alan Pope to see if he could provide you with one. The Pope dual boot video is here and there are download links in various formats besides flash:

On the same page under the various download links he has linked to two help pages that go along with the video pretty well:

Hope that helps you Ray.

Other of his Ubuntu videos can be found here:

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