I have a 7 years old pc. Low end dual core with 1 gb ram. It has vista preinstalled. I want to try ubentu on that pc.
Can i let ubentu take over the computer without uninstall vista. Is there a eay i can hibernate the vista? so it wont run at all when i try to test ubentu to its full potential? Thx

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Re: Ubuntu

You can install Ubuntu on an empty part of the hard disk. Then you boot into it. Since you can only boot into one OS at the same time, the other is inactive at that moment.


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Why not run

Ubuntu from a flash drive ?
I had a conversation about that Here

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run from flash drive or dvd

you can run from a flash drive or cd/dvd in order to check it out. you can also install it as a dual boot. If you want to install as a dual boot, one of the first screens will ask you if you want to install on the whole drive or along side of vista. It will automatically create the partition and install.

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