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Dual Booting windows XP And ubuntu 13.04

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#1 TY19405


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Posted 14 June 2013 - 02:14 PM

I want to dual boot windows xp and Ubuntu 13.04. I have created a partition for Ubuntu but I cant figure out how to use it.

When I press something else I see my partition but when I click it then install now I get some root file system error.

I have tried changing the do not use to ext 3 but I see something that says use as and I don't know which option to pick.


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Posted 14 June 2013 - 03:57 PM

Sound like you need to make a mount point after the partion is formatted. Towards the bottom of that screen is a tab for that. When you click you will see   "/" or "<something>/". Try clicking on the "/" and proceed. That little step always messed me up when I started using Linux.

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 05:52 PM

Thanks but i figured it out.

in the drop down menu i chose / and then created a swap partition.

It installed perfectly!(im writing this from inside ubuntu).

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