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Old 01-26-2005, 07:53 PM   #1
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Partition my computer to run Linux

I want to run Linux and windows. How can I partition my computer without erasing my stuff from the hard dive? It seems to be the only way to run Linux.

Please help.

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If you're still on Winsucks you can partition your hard-disk without destroying all of your data on your Winsucks partition with partition magic.
Old 01-26-2005, 08:19 PM   #3
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make a partition for linux, and dual-boot it with windows..
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You didn't say which distribution you are going to install. If you haven't decided yet, the Mandrake Linux installation program can resize your windows partition. I installed it on my HP Laptop (Windows XP Home Edition) and it resized the NTFS partition with no problem. I just needed to select the Manual Partitioning Option.


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