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Old 10-30-2011, 06:53 PM   #1
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How to Install a third OS


If I have installed two OS (knoppix 6.7, and fedora 14) can I install a third OS (unbuntu 11.10) from a live dvd without erasing the other OS?

I have 1.5 TB of hard drive space, and I like the option of which operating system I am going to use, I got into unbuntu along with fedora, and I think they compliment each other, knoppix is a great tool for fixing my mess ups (which is a lot).
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Old 10-30-2011, 07:13 PM   #2
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Yes, you can install another operating system as long as you've got some space for it. How is your drive(s) partitioned at the moment? If you haven't got a spare partition for Ubuntu, you'd have to rearrange/resize your existing partitions to make space for Ubuntu.
 
Old 10-30-2011, 08:59 PM   #3
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my partician size

I only have a few gigs for the knoppix right now and the rest is set for the fedora. How do I reparation the hard drive?

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Old 10-31-2011, 02:58 AM   #4
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Fedora should have the tool called gparted. You could shrink Fedora partition.
 
Old 10-31-2011, 04:25 PM   #5
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gparted

Sounding a bit dumb, where is gparted located?
 
Old 10-31-2011, 04:43 PM   #6
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If you can't find it in the menu, open the terminal, log in as root (su) and type 'gparted'.
If it tells you that it's not installed, type:
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yum install gparted
 
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'gparted

I found the gparted and looked at it and studied it for a while. How do I use it properly?
 
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Here's a link to a tutorial:

http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/gparted.html
 
Old 11-01-2011, 09:34 PM   #9
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Thank you

Thank you all for the help. The advice was most appreciated.
 
  


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