eyesight check

Chan Chung Hang Christopher christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Sat Feb 20 11:55:24 GMT 2010

David Gerard wrote:
> On 20 February 2010 11:05, Chan Chung Hang Christopher
> <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk> wrote:
>>> Thanks, but I am planning to install Ubuntu alongside (independently). The
>>> main question is the precaution actions I should do. For example, to
>>> de-fragment the disk prior to installation. Anything else?
>> If you need to free up space to reduce the size of the partition holding
>> XP and its filesystem, then yes. I hope you have fat32 and not NTFS...
> The Ubuntu installer's always resized NTFS for me without a hiccup.

Oh, did not realize that ntfs-3g also did that.

> That said, BACK UP your important stuff (USB sticks, external disks).
> Every time you do something drastic like this. Just in case.


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