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Dual Booting on Older Computer

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#1 Klinkaroo


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Posted 11 March 2005 - 06:29 PM

Ok we just bought a new computer (nice machine) so now I am aloud to play around with our old Windows 98 machine. I would like to install linux on it. Could someone pleas tell me how to do that. I have already partitioned my hard drive.


P.S. I don't want to spend any money so free versions of linux are what I want

Edited by Klinkaroo, 11 March 2005 - 06:57 PM.

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#2 Refrozen


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Posted 12 March 2005 - 02:23 AM

Partition your drive, install Windows on that partition, (I'll assume you are going to use a user-friendly distro of Linux, in a sec, I'll suggest some) stick in the Linux disk, let it do it's job....

Linux distros that parition and install easily all for you:

Mandrake Linux
Linspire (eww)

Edit, by the way, the ad above this post shows as being for VMWare (at least, thats what I see) -- you might wanna look in to that for your new PC.

Edited by Refrozen, 12 March 2005 - 02:24 AM.

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