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Old 12-29-2003, 10:18 PM   #1
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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?
 
Old 12-29-2003, 10:36 PM   #2
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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
 
Old 12-29-2003, 10:49 PM   #3
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sorry,powerpack mandrake 9.2.Thanks for those links!
 
Old 12-29-2003, 11:04 PM   #4
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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
rpmfind
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
 
Old 12-30-2003, 05:40 AM   #5
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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:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=129207
 
  


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