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Old 04-11-2002, 11:07 AM   #1
suneet123
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I have installed win 2000 professional in C drive
can I install linux in the same drive too.
 
Old 04-11-2002, 11:19 AM   #2
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There are Linux distros that run from a file on a Windows partition, but that has a severe performance hit on the Linux install.

If you want a decent install you should look in to repartitioning your hard disk.
 
Old 04-11-2002, 11:47 AM   #3
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I don't know if they're still doing it, but Mandrake used to have the option of installing into a huge file on your Windows partition, called Mandrake Lnx4Win.

Somewhere there's a thread already on a similar theme...
 
Old 04-11-2002, 01:11 PM   #4
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I believe demo linux can run right from your hard drive but if you really want to learn linux i recommend that you just make another partition and dual boot it.
 
  


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