jdow at earthlink.net
Sat Feb 13 03:42:14 UTC 2010
From: "Karl F. Larsen" <klarsen1 at gmail.com>
Sent: Sunday, 2010/February/07 08:45
> Gary Kirkpatrick wrote:
>> Looks like the wifes laptop is on the way to a major repair so we will
>> be sharing for a while. She insists on using windows. When I install
>> XP it will windows wipe the entire disk, forcing me to reinstall? Any
>> way to save any of my ubuntu settings? I do not have an external
>> drive with me but I do have a CD-DVD rw drive.
>> Any way to wipe wifes decision making sector and replace parts of it
>> with ones I prefer? Is there a special Linux program for this?
>> Thanks to all you fabulous people! I really appreciate this list!
>> sorry about the lack of apostrophes. Did not want to switch from the
>> Spanish keyboard. Maybe one of you can teach me how to switch back
>> and forth more easily than using preferences-keyboard. But thats for
>> another post.
> Make a partition for the Windows and force it to use this.
> Make it around 20 GB so there is room to grow....
> 73 Karl
Better make it closer to 80G to have breathing space and room to keep
your update installs so that you can back them out easier.
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