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Old 12-24-2009, 02:15 AM   #1
redwaters
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Exclamation Linux/Fedora/Ubuntu Installation


i want to install on my HP notebook, and the partitions on it are as below

1. System Drive - W7 creates partition of 100 Mb for itself
2. C Drive - Windows installed in here
3. D Drive - My data here

I wonder if systems still exhibit restriction of creating a maximum of 4 primary partitions. As Linux installation would require at least 2 partitions would i be able to install Linux. I want to keep my windows installation & data on separate partitions Any other options..

Thanks in advance
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Old 12-31-2009, 05:26 PM   #2
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Linux systems only require 1 primary-extended partition in which you can create as many logical partition as you need. Within the one extended partition, you can install as many linux operating systems as you can fit. This link should help you.

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/html_single/Partition/#AEN57


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