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Fiery 12-29-2003 11:18 PM

can i install 9.2 on my hard drive with windows me?
im a home user with windows me,40gb hard drive128 ram.what is the best way to install 9.2?do i have to partition my hard drive?

fancypiper 12-29-2003 11:36 PM

By 9.2, you actually mean what?

# Pre-installation guides
GNU/Linux pre-installation checklist
The Pre-Installation Help File

# Partitioning
Linux Partition HOWTO
Rute - Partitions, File Systems, Formatting, Mounting
Proper Filesystem Layout

Fiery 12-29-2003 11:49 PM

sorry,powerpack mandrake 9.2.Thanks for those links!

fancypiper 12-30-2003 12:04 AM

Yes you can install Windows ME and Linux of any distribution as a dual boot system.

The Mandrake install has an NTFS resizing tool. Defrag Windows before starting your install.

# Mandrake links
Mandrake home page
Mandrake Users website
Easy urpmi config for Mandrake
urpmi mini-HOWTO
All You Ever Wanted to Know About Urpmi But Never Dared Asking Before
Easy software management: Red Carpet
Maximum RPM
You didn't install the developmental packages? As root, command:
urpmi gcc
An Introduction to the Midnight Commander. You can install it by commanding:
urpmi mc
Midnight Commander home page

davidfarnell 12-30-2003 06:40 AM

I've just been installing Mandrake 9.2, so taking a look at some of the questions I had--and the helpful answers--might be useful:

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