Install ubuntu next to Windows?

Harry Putnam reader at
Thu Dec 11 18:55:41 UTC 2008

Nils Kassube <kassube at> writes:

> elmo wrote:
>> I've been asked to install ubuntu in a computer that has a single hard
>> drive and I'm not sure how to start.   I know it preferrable to have a
>> separate hard drive but am not sure if installing in  a separate
>> partition on the single hard drive that already  has Windows  will do
>> the trick.  There's plenty of room on that single HD for another
>> partition or two.  An external HD is not an option.

Maybe consider installing ubuntu in a vmware running on that host?

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