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Old 04-10-2010, 06:34 PM   #1
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How to install Linux in windows 7


Hi I'd like to install LINUX in windows 7, but I don't know the procedure.
Thanks
 
Old 04-10-2010, 06:37 PM   #2
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Hi I'd like to install LINUX in windows 7, but I don't know the procedure.
Thanks
Use a Live Cd/USB
 
Old 04-10-2010, 08:27 PM   #3
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Linux is not a program that runs under Windows, it's an OS.
 
Old 04-10-2010, 08:32 PM   #4
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So far, I'm afraid we have not been very helpful.

First, go to http://distrowatch.com and select a distro (Anything in the top 10 on their "hit list" should be fine.)

Download a CD image (at distrowatch, if you like) and burn to a CD---be sure to use the "burn from image" option.

Boot from the CD and follow the directions.
 
Old 04-10-2010, 08:33 PM   #5
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Linux is not a program that runs under Windows, it's an OS.
Doesn't Ubuntu have woobi that does install within windows?

http://wubi-installer.org/
 
Old 04-10-2010, 08:42 PM   #6
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It just seemed to me that the OP thought that Linux is a Windows program, not an OS.
 
Old 04-10-2010, 08:51 PM   #7
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A less destructive way is to use vmware player and try out a virtual machine first.

You can select a specific distro from the many available at the vmware site, or you could use a livecd vm that will load any livecd inside vmplayer.
 
Old 04-10-2010, 08:53 PM   #8
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Also check out VirtualBox (that's what I first tried Linux in).
 
Old 04-11-2010, 03:12 AM   #9
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try the wubi installer that comes with ubuntu...
http://tuxthink.blogspot.com/2010/03...ux-ubuntu.html
 
Old 04-12-2010, 04:41 PM   #10
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I'd second the Virtual machines if you have a newer system and some extra ram.

Might also see pendrivelinux.com for ways to boot to a usb flash drive install.
 
Old 04-12-2010, 04:45 PM   #11
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Try virtualbox, beware of the media manager bugs.
And vmware player is crap, it does not even run on most of my machines.
 
Old 04-13-2010, 12:19 AM   #12
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i have been using vmplayer with out any problems what so ever.... i guess you can try either virutalbox or vmplayer.
 
  


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