Mean-Machine bymeanmachine at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 16 19:49:35 BST 2008

Hi Denis,

Welcome to Ubuntu Ireland!

Paul is right about the Ubuntu installer doing most of the job for you.
I'd still recommend reading the documentation (How-To) on Windows dual
boot here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WindowsDualBoot

Kind regards,

On Wed, 2008-07-16 at 19:07 +0100, Paul Cunnane wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-16 at 18:47 +0100, Rohit Thakral wrote:
> > If you already have Windows Vista installed with a spare partition on
> > hard disk where you can install Ubuntu then you are good to go.
> You don't need a spare partition. The Ubuntu installer can easily resize
> an NTFS partition, and the default "guided" option makes it easy to do
> so: just drag the slider to divide your disk space between the Windows
> and Linux partitions.
> I've done this successfully with XP and Vista, but caveat emptor: back
> up anything important first.
> -- 
> Paul
Kind Regards,
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