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Old 01-27-2004, 09:41 AM   #1
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installing linux mandrake

I am thinking of installing linux mandrake.
As a windows user with no experience of linux I would like to know what size hard drive and memory I would need.
Also can I install alongside Windows XP.
Thanks for any info
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You can install along ANY other operation systems. The size of hard drive mandrake needs, depend entirely on what you install. 3-4 Gb is a good idea, as it will leave you with enough space to install aditionaly programs, create movies, and such. But if hard disk is scare, you can proberly get away with 1 GB including user files. Be warened though, that you then will have only 2-3 hundred megabytes free
I will look forward to welcome you to the free world.
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before you install, read their installation guide from beginning to end. always a good idea.


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