Ubuntu+1 inside a sandboxed partition
bryce at canonical.com
Tue Aug 21 17:09:29 UTC 2012
On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 08:36:44PM +0200, Dražen wrote:
> Hi all,
> is there a way to run the development Ubuntu version dual boot, but by
> using the OS installer (and other related stuff) from the stable version so
> that there is little or no chance of it damaging other partitions with the
> stable production installation?
Don't know if this meets your requirements exactly, but it's certainly
possible to do this manually. Split your drive into multiple
partitions. Use one for /boot that will be shared across all installs.
Create a partition for each Ubuntu version. Then copy a relevant menu
entry from /boot/grub/grub.cnf to /etc/grub.d/40_custom, modified to set
the root= param for each to point to the two partitions, and re-run
There's probably half a dozen other ways of doing it...
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