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If your nervous and not sure what your doing, and you have a stable system that your using regularly now, why not just go and get your self a cheap secondary system that you can do anything you want to it and have no fear? Or just make sure you have a good back up before proceeding. Enjoy
Well, for the secondary, I'm dirt poor, and without a ride, as I'm only 14, but there's not really anything valuable to me, other than music I can get over again and a few files for my site I can just remake. But, why would I need backups? I'm using a seperate partition for Fedora, what could go wrong? *scratches head*
have fun - one comment (IMHO n00b opinion) is that separate partition is safe, but separate HD is safer, that is the way I made my SuSE 9.1 install recently and it took less than an hour and was flawless...