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Old 06-28-2012, 01:24 AM   #1
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Question dual/ triple boot !!


experts,
i am seeking some suggestions, possibly a solution, for dual boot or triple boot my laptop. i have a dell inspiron ( 3GB, 500GB,i5) with windows 7 on it. Now i am thinking to have fedora 16 and BT5 R2 on it.
what i am thinking is to have fedora on disk and BT on vmware that too on windows.
I need fedora to enhance my skills with scripting and BT for what it is designed for. Will someone suggest me, what would be the best thing to do ??

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Old 06-28-2012, 03:09 AM   #2
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Um... Unless I'm misunderstanding you, download a fedora .iso from https://fedoraproject.org/get-fedora, burn it to a CD, then install it (it should guide you through the dual boot setup, or you could follow http://www.techotopia.com/index.php/...lation_Process which looks old but mostly correct). Then install VMWare on Windows in order to run BT.
 
Old 06-28-2012, 06:29 AM   #3
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you can try PARTITION MAGIC to dual-boot WIN and Fedora, its easy and user-friendly. but I suggest you to learn about it carefully from any sources before you damaged your important data. Please back up important data before you playing around with partition magic or alike

after you have dual boot. you can install VirtualBox on WIN and then install or just run BackTrack 5 LIVE cd from VirtualBox. If you wish, you can install VirtualBox on Fedora instead on WiN.

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Old 06-29-2012, 11:54 AM   #4
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Install Fedora, Install Grub2 to your MBR, Install Grub Customizer to Fedora, From Fedora Run customizer it will detect all your OSs. Select what you want displayed in the boot menu using the checkmarks hit save and reboot. Then install VB and BT in Windoze. Or do a tripple boot with BT.
 
Old 06-30-2012, 12:57 AM   #5
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hi all,
Snark1994, ciremai, travalon thank you for your responses, and as a remember fedora asks to install grub during installation.

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Old 07-01-2012, 04:54 AM   #6
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Do you consider your problem solved? If so, please mark the thread '[SOLVED]' (link at the top of the page).

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