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Old 06-10-2010, 03:05 PM   #1
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Installing BT4 dual boot windows 7

Hey all I'm looking for a good partition scheme to install BT4 dual boot with windows 7, I've freed up about 160 G for my install and was going to use BT4 as an everyday distro and wanted enough space to install extra packages like vlc and what not as well as use to create a substantial dictionary. These are my initial partitioning plans 3G / ,6G usr, and about 3G swap with the rest being /home for word lists and whatnot would you mind sharing your partitioning setups so I can make this efficient as possible? TIA.
Old 06-10-2010, 05:20 PM   #2
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I probably posted this at the wrong place but as previously posted I would like a link as to the best way to do an hd install to hd of bt4 my search terms probably were wrong so I came to the best spot to get what I need.
Old 06-10-2010, 07:20 PM   #3
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/: 30g
/swap: I stick with 4g which is how much ram I have...I don't remember where I picked up that habit, but I've always just had swap=amount of ram
/home: rest of HD

this is more personal preference than anything...I like to dump stuff into a /home partition, then if I switch distros I don't lose any docs, pics, or other files that I don't want to have to worry about losing


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