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Old 07-16-2019, 08:57 AM   #1
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Question Installing lite


I just wanted to get some facts, I am going to install a copy of the latest lite version on a partition on a optiplex 780, which has about 30GB, so I guess there shouldn't be a problem with this task.

Since I am running windows 7, I'd like to get this working, so I can have the option of a more secure system for web use.

I have done this before for a 32 bit, just install on a storage disk and fire it up from the startup of the PC, and select the drive to run.

I did manage to install, now it doesn't display when on startup, it just loads into windows 7. How do I get the lite system to display as an option to load into?

Last edited by kalilinuxlivecd; 07-16-2019 at 10:21 AM. Reason: Manage to install the system, but no option to log onto the Lite OS
Old 07-16-2019, 11:08 AM   #2
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As with this thread, it's not clear what you've already done, nor what you're attempting to do. But likely the same kind of problem - i.e. you have not installed or correctly configured a boot loader / boot manager / UEFI, to boot both OS.
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No, I don't know anything about this. I just installed the system alongside 7, so 50GB is not displayed in the drive part of the system, only the other partition which is 30GB.

I thought installing this would like it was with the XP system, I still have. I was thinking of the Lite as a back up solution to use when 7 has the support stopped.

These old systems optiplex 760, 780 and so on are available on Amazon with windows 10, but they are too old for that.


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