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Old 10-16-2007, 06:58 AM   #1
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How many linux vesrsions can installed in a 160 G.B HDD?
Please give me the steps of different linux versions installation in a
HDD.
 
Old 10-16-2007, 07:15 AM   #2
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Quite a few. You can find a lot of info using the forum search or by Googling "dual-boot".
 
Old 10-16-2007, 07:27 AM   #3
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Someone is going to suggest better thread titles, so I'll refrain....

It depends on whether the disk is IDE/PATA or SATA. The latter allows fewer partitions.
But then, you could always use a Virtual Machine. The ultimate limit is how much space is used for each distro.

The links below have some tips, but the resident expert here is Saikee. In his sig, there are a bunch of links to tutorials on multibooting. To find a member's posts, go to Search---select "advanced search" and then "search by user name"

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Old 10-16-2007, 07:49 AM   #4
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I'm doing 10 - here's a howto link to 147 http://www.justlinux.com/forum/showthread.php?t=147959
 
Old 10-16-2007, 06:05 PM   #5
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I'm doing 10 - here's a howto link to 147 http://www.justlinux.com/forum/showthread.php?t=147959
I'm pretty sure that's the original Saikee article....

My system is SATA--limited to (15?) partitions. It's OK, since I have learned that I really don't **need** more than maybe 10 distros installed......
 
  


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