Blood Lesson WARNING re "WARTY" Install

nocturn ulist at
Mon May 9 14:55:19 UTC 2005

vailima Wrote: 

> I suggest this as "WARTY" UBUNTU will destroy/write over/delete/remove
> ALL files currently on your hard drive. Unlike Mandrake, "WARTY" UBUNTU
> will NOT reside with another operating system on the same hard drive.


> I found this out the hard way ... only I had and have backup files and
> data stored on other microcomputers which I own.


Ubuntu (Wary & Hoary) is quite capable of dual booting with another

You were asked about partitioning on install and probably selected
'entire HD'.

I installed Warty just file while leaving a shared /home swap and my
Gentoo root intact.


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