[Ubuntu-users] did I miss something? (installing Ubuntu along with Windows XP)

Gryllida gryllida at gmail.com
Sun Feb 21 02:02:31 UTC 2010

On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 10:54 AM, James Bensley <jwbensley at gmail.com> wrote:
> Windows likes to be the first partition on the hard drive. You need to
> boot into windows and defrag your drive so that when you shrink the
> first partition containing Windows to create a second one for Ubuntu
> it doesn't corrupt any files during the shrinking process.
> It should be as simple as booting to windows, running a defrag then
> booting the ubuntu CD.
> But with all these things back your stuff up first, if you live CD was
> scratched for example and it crashed half way through you could be
> buggered. Backups backups backups; some bloke once said "if you data
> isn't in at least two places, it isn't anywhere"

Yes, I have the distributives of the apps
1) at CDs and
2)  at the other computer,

and I have my user's files
1) at a backup media and
2) at the other computer...

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> James ;)
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