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Old 11-18-2011, 09:31 PM   #1
prajeetmewar
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Want help rgarding installing 5-6 linux os on single computer


I have an intel i3 proce3ssor with lga 1155 motherboard with 8 gb of ram and 1 tb disk hd.since i am new in linux and stay in
a remote place in india i require help. I want to install3-4 linux os along with windows on my computer.i am unable to since after installing one linux os installing another hides the prior installed linux.have tried many times but unsuccessful.please help?
 
Old 11-18-2011, 09:57 PM   #2
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You simply have to make sure the installer for each distribution is made aware of the other distributions so they can be added to the bootloader configuration. Or else, install them all normally, and then install the final bootloader at the end which you can configure for all the operating systems.

Though with that many distributions, I would suggest you look into setting them up in virtual machines if at all possible.
 
Old 11-19-2011, 01:01 AM   #3
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besure windows is installed on the first disk on the first parition and then stall the rest of your linux OS but don't install grub till you get to the last one. Then you'll prolly have to manually configure grub to boot the rest if you get that far post what you get and I'll try to help you further.
 
Old 11-19-2011, 05:53 AM   #4
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If you are OK with reading, and can comprehend, check Saikee's thread here.
 
  


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