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Old 05-11-2003, 12:00 PM   #1
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installation of linux

I want to know how to install linux while I also want to keep my windows OS ?

(i am going to install redhat linux 8.0)
Old 05-11-2003, 12:15 PM   #2
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A search of this site will bring up many posts on how to do exactly what you want.
Old 05-11-2003, 12:48 PM   #3
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Do this
1) Repartition your drive (if possible from windows) using Partition Magic
2) Make at least 6 GB of HDD Space for Linux
3) Most of today's Linux Installations start from a CD so boot one of them and point it to the proper partition
4) Do not install Linux Boot Loaders , like LILO or GRUB, on to your MBR. THIS IS IMPORTANT if you are a newbie. INstall it on the Linux Bootsector
5) Make sure that you say yes to the setup when it asks for a bootable floppy

IF you have succeedded thus far, come back and we will tell you how to load Linux from Windows Bootloader...

Hope that helps...
Old 05-11-2003, 12:52 PM   #4
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there is info on how to do this on the first page of my guide. pm me if you need more info


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