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Old 03-29-2014, 10:13 PM   #1
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Question dual boot install elementary os luna

system reserved 100mb ; c:1007.62GB NTFS primary partition ; 21.48GB unallocated ; N: 256.06GB NTFS healthy logical drive ; M: 577.74GB NTFS healthy logical drive

when i boot into luna, select something else, i can see this configuration in the top line but it does not appear in the bottom section where one makes the selection,

what am i doing wrong???

thanks in anticipation

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Old 03-30-2014, 04:25 AM   #2
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I don't know where you are at with the install by now, But I would suggest that you do not delete anything to install that Luna. I don't know much about that distro. One would think it would do like other distros to allow you to install Luna along side of the parent OS. But since I'm reading that you don't see that option, nor a drag bar that you can drag. You could however, choose that 21.48Gb of Unallocated space to install Luna on.That should be enough space to atleast get the feel of how Luna runs, & see if you want to take the full plung. I have a few test units here, I'll look at this distro in the next few days, & see if & when I play around with it. Maybe, I'll be able to some more feedback on how Luna is!

Old 03-30-2014, 02:55 PM   #3
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thanks robert,
i shrunk the c: drive to create the unallocated space,
followed instructions as seen on a youtube video,
my problem is that the only active bits that come up in luna are the 100mb reserved partition and the c: partition,
none of the others show up in the section where one can make a choice,
at work now, will take a picture later on in the week and post,

Old 03-31-2014, 07:59 PM   #4
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Talking elementary os luna

decided to try another distro,
created start up disc for zorin os,
also looks like w7 for newbies...
completely different result when instructing to try "something else"
in the install options, all partitions are active and managed to install
on unallocated area,
so, something wrong with luna and robert again thanks for help,
now i have a dual boot option when i start the computer,


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