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Old 03-15-2013, 02:13 PM   #1
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How to quad-boot Windows 7, Ubuntu, Fedora, and Debian

I have 2 hard drives of 1 TB each.
I'm currently using ubuntu but I wanted to quad-boot windows 7, ubuntu, fedora, and debian.

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i would partition the hd's into 2 disks with 2 500 gb partitions each (4 partitions total).

i would install windows first. then install each of the linux distros from their live-usb.

for the last one, i would tell the installer to write the grub to the disk's mbr and setup the pc's bios boot priority to that disk so that the 4 entries can be selected at boot up.


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