Fw: Can anybody help me????
hensandpat at earthlink.net
Wed Aug 13 17:48:49 BST 2008
Billie Walsh wrote:
> On 08/13/2008 DEEPESH KATKAR wrote:
>> Hello......I have just downloaded kubuntu upon my friend's
>> recommendation and wanna use this as an operating system. How ever my
>> desktop is also used by my bro who wants to keep Windows.........Can
>> anybody help me by explaining how can use both the systems???? My
>> friend also advised me that I can partition my HDD use both operating
>> systems. If so, how much disk space will be used??? please note that
>> I have following config for a pc...:
>> 160 GB HDD
>> 1 GB RAM
>> Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz processor
>> Windows XP OS
>> I shall really be thank ful for ur help. I am not so good at
>> computers but I m trying to learn a few things.
>> Best Regards
>> Deepesh Katkar
> Simple answer is yes you can use both.
> Most any CD burning software knows what to do with the ISO that you
> downloaded. So burn the disk. Put it in the CD drive and reboot your
> computer [ check the bios to make sure the computer will boot from the
> CD drive before the hard drive ]. You will be given a choice of whether
> you want to run Kubuntu from the CD [ can't save any work you do ],
> install Kubuntu, boot from the hard drive, or check the CD [ not a bad
> idea at this point ]. In a fresh install of this type I usually run from
> the CD then when it's up and running click on the install icon on the
> desktop. [ Why? - I don't know, I just do. ] After a couple pages of
> information the installer will give you a suggestion on how to install.
> Usually it does a pretty good job of choosing the sizes and partitions
> and I will just go with it. If you want to do something different
> there's an advanced button that takes you to another page where you can
> set it up your way. Once that's done it installs.
> Once the installation is complete and the system reboots the first thing
> you will see after the POST is the Grub boot menu. This is where you
> choose which OS to run.
> Have fun.
Sure it's easy, go to firefox, read about wubi, let me know. John Heinen
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