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LinuxMint/Ubuntu + Vista fool proof?


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#1 Ellypho

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Posted 12 October 2008 - 02:42 PM

Herro world!

I need some reasurance before i make an install of LinuxMint on my mother's laptop. Her laptop an 1.9 ghz x2 accer is running Win Vista home premium (yuk) and i asked her if i was to continue upkeeping it for her i would like to install my fav os linux :thumbsup:. Now usually i use good ol' ubuntu for this task and usually i install it on an xp machine. So will the installer recognize vista and create a grub entry for it and is there anything i need to remember when installing it? I havent done an install in a good 7 months so im just having a bit of a fright Xp.

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Posted 17 October 2008 - 02:23 PM

**SOLVED**
Dont worry about installing just do not shrink the windows partition during the installation. Rather shrink the partition within windows.
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