Will I encounter problems installing? (Grub, Debian, Windows)
lproven at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 13:05:27 UTC 2012
On 19 August 2012 13:56, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 19 August 2012 13:20, Gary <listgj-ubuntu at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> I'm looking at installing Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit), but I already have Debian and MS Windows installations (dual boot, GRUB bootloader) on the system. I'm quite happy to (actually I would like to) kill off the Debian installation, but need to keep Windows. If I do a standard Ubuntu install will I get problems? If I need to do something special to avoid any problems, what should I do? Thanks in advance.
> From the live cd Install dialog select Something Else when it asks
> where to install, then you can select to install over the top of the
> Debian partition if that is what you want.
> As always when doing anything like this make sure your backups are up
> to date of course.
Excellent advice. I ought to have said similar. ;¬)
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