[xubuntu-users] Xubuntu & Windows dual boot?

Skip Evans skip at bigskypenguin.com
Sat Jan 27 00:19:31 UTC 2007


Hey Adam & all,

So does this mean that you should install XP 
first, and then Xubuntu finds it and asks if you 
want to dual boot? That's how Xandros does it.

Thanks gobs!

Skip

Adam Miller wrote:
> Yes, it will install with ease and the graphical tool will even use a 
> "slide
> bar" for percentage of the hard drive to resize the current partition so 
> the
> person doing the dual boot doesn't need a deep understanding of the
> partitioning scheme.
> 
> -Adam
> 
> On 1/26/07, Skip Evans <skip at bigskypenguin.com> wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hey all,
>>
>> We just loaded up Xubuntu on a workstation here
>> and I really like the desktop. I think it's a very
>> good level of form and function, just enough stuff
>> to make workstation config/operation easy for
>> programmers/non-sys admin types, and not all
>> cluttered up with glitz and stuff you don't need.
>> I think it's going to work well for us.
>>
>> We do have a need to set up another one to dual
>> boot, though, because one of our guys needs the
>> Linux workstation for local development, but he
>> also does Flash and graphics work for us on a
>> Windows machine.
>>
>> Anyone know if Xubuntu will install to dual boot
>> with an existing Windows install?
>>
>> -- 
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