Ubuntu Gaming/Vista Partition
felipe.dominguez at gmail.com
Sat Jun 14 09:19:02 UTC 2008
I have used this tool and it works very well
here are some instructions:
On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 7:43 PM, Joel Frost <joelfrost at live.com> wrote:
> From: "Jonathan Hirschman" <jonathan at hirschman.net>
> Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2008 8:19 PM
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,not for general discussions"
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> Subject: Re: Ubuntu Gaming/Vista Partition
> > Joel wrote:
> >> Partition:-
> >> Ok, considering the amount of money I wasted on Vista, does anybody
> >> know how I could partition my hard drive and instill Ubuntu on this
> >> partition. I have searched around a bit and I found that you can
> >> partition with a built in tool with Vista. But sadly it will only let
> >> me partition 71 MB even though I have roughly 39 GB free space on my
> >> hard drive.
> > See this:
> > http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php
> > and this...
> > I've used the gparted bootable ISO, and it works very, very well. That
> > being said, there is always a chance of losing your data during a
> > partition resizing - it is not 100% foolproof. Make sure that you have
> > your data backed up, and that you can re-install your OS and other
> > programs if need be. Since you're coming from the Windows world, you may
> > want to look into using Ghost or similar to do a full imaging of your
> > hard drive, so that you can restore it if need be. Note that Linux
> > offers tools to do the same thing, but I wouldn't recommend them to a
> > newbie.
> > Alternately, you could look into buying a copy of Partition Magic or
> > Acronis Partition Manager, which do the same thing, and may be less
> > troublesome with Vista.
> > Good luck, and be careful.
> > jh
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> Thanks for the quick answer. Ill try now.
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