[ubuntu-uk] HELP: How to install the Ubuntu in one of the existing partition in a hard disk?

Robert Flatters robert.flatters at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 26 06:08:31 GMT 2009


I thought Ubuntu gave you an manual option to setup the hard drive
partition, which allowed for two systems on two separate partition. I know
ive done it.

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 3:08 AM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/2/26 rizzuwan wahid <rizzuwan at yahoo.com>:
> > I've a hard disk that consist of two partitions, that known as c and d,
> and
> > I want to install a Ubuntu in one of the existing partition while not
> > erasing the other partition.
> > What I've counter is, when i want to install it, either it will erase all
> > partition and then install it or it will create another partition.
> > So how i want to install the Ubuntu in the existing partition either in c
> or
> > d without erasing the other partition or create new partition....?
> >
> > RIZZUWAN
>
> The easiest way is probably to do the first step in Windows.
>
> So, in Windows, move everything you want to keep off D onto C or
> something. Then run Disk Manager (assuming you're using XP) - Start |
> Run | diskmgmt.msc
>
> Select the D drive - and make very very sure that it *IS* the D drive,
> not the C drive - and delete it. Save the changes and reboot. Check
> that Windows still boots and runs off C. So long as it's OK, reboot
> with your Ubuntu CD and get it to use the free space.
>
>
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