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Old 08-03-2011, 02:15 AM   #1
sandy6573
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want to install ubuntu and linux mint from windows installer? ?


I just installed ubuntu in my win7 using Wubi but ubuntu unity is resource sucker.So now wanted to install Linux mint in win7 using Mint4win.
Is this possible that I can install both ubuntu and linux mint together using windows installer in win7 and is there will be any problem installing both. I want to use both on my Laptop ?
Pls help.
Thnx.
 
Old 08-03-2011, 03:10 AM   #2
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I prefer using virtualization solution like virtualbox , vmware player which are more easy to use and no effect for host system.
 
Old 08-03-2011, 04:19 AM   #3
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If your hardrive has the room. Maybe. Wubi and Mint4win is strange creatures and windows must cooperate also. I don't wubi so not much help.

Old thread

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1004230
 
Old 08-03-2011, 03:36 PM   #4
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I think there are a few ways to use wubi to install more OS's than just ubuntu. There is a way to use wubi even to install to a flash drive.

Personally I think you should try pendrivelinux.com for some ways to run other OS's on a live usb flash drive. They are not always exactly as good as a normal install but like noted above you may need more room.

Mint is almost the same as ubuntu so you wish to consider another distro. It would be simple enough to try though.
 
  


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