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#1 maxell505

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Posted 21 February 2014 - 11:52 PM

Hi everyone. I have Windows 7 and Windows 8 dual booted on my laptop. I am currently using Windows 8 more(I really don't have a favorite since all I do is us the internet and use Adobe Flash CS6 and Adobe Fireworks CS6. I would like to install Ubuntu on my laptop also. I already know how to put Ubuntu in a bootable drive and everything like that. All I need to know now is how I go about by doing it. Attached File  my computer.fw.png   128.82KB   0 downloads

 

Do I just create another partition on my hard drive and than install Ubuntu on it. Is it that simple or are there more steps to it???



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Posted 24 February 2014 - 02:54 PM

Are you attached to any of the data you currently have?  Normally when you set up a multi-boot machine you do it with a fresh drive as the odds of adding it to a machine with a functioning operating system (OS) tends to make it non-functional.

 

Here is a walkthrough for a dual boot setup.  Notice "All your data backed up" is one of the things to do before you start.

 

This isn't something that I would recommend attempting if you aren't willing to have the possibility of having to reload everything.






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