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i want to install linux in my laptop which is already having a vista on it.so to install linux what are the best possible ways ie(
1.through dual mode
3.external hard drive
help me as soon as possible..
There's nothing like the real hardware experience. So I always suggest dual-boot. It's easy these days, the installer for most distros will handhold you through the process of resizing your partition and making room for Linux. About 10GB should be enough for a start.
I need to run 'doze on occasions, and I like to have Linux and OpenSolaris available at the same time. Personally I use VirtualBox on Vista, and have a separate partition for the guest image files.
Lots of ways to achieve the goal.