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Old 02-19-2007, 08:20 AM   #1
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Cool How to boot linux into external hard drive "F"

I want to install ubutu on my external hard drive without disturbing windows xp.
Thank you.
Old 02-19-2007, 04:54 PM   #2
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Prelias - One could almost imagine that this was an ironic entry when you consider where you posted it (the discussion thread for "How To Ask A Question")! I have moved your thread to Linux-Newbie.

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If you can watch short vidoes then look at:

1) "Dual-booting Windows and Linux the easy way ( videos)" at

2) "New Screencast: Installing Ubuntu with Windows Dual-Boot" at
Old 02-19-2007, 06:23 PM   #4
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If you already have the Ubuntu CD, see if you can boot from it and see if the installer (and the live Linux) can see the external drive.

If the installer cannot see the external drive, then some more research is required.
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