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Old 01-21-2009, 04:37 AM   #1
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Wubi - can I triple boot Vista/Ubuntu and Mint?


I'm running Mint using mint4windows to allow dual booting with Vista. If I now run wubi and install Ubuntu 8.10 what will happen to the boot program (grub?). Will it add Ubuntu to the existing Vista and Mint options? Or can I use wubi and then manually edit the boot file. Or shouldn't I try?

Mint runs very well (I carefully defragged my HDD before installation) and I'd like to try Ubuntu but don't want to loose all my Mint settings by uninstalling.
 
Old 01-21-2009, 04:56 AM   #2
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wubi won't affect grub, it's only the windows loader that is modified, so you'd just choose to boot windows and then ubuntu in the windows boot menu.
 
Old 01-22-2009, 02:04 AM   #3
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Many thanks for the reply. Logically that's what I expected but it's comforting to know that it works that way. I'll give it a go.
 
  


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