[xubuntu-users] Installing XU in monopolized disk

Adam Miller maxamillion at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 17:51:05 GMT 2007


You can read them, but not write to them .... you are actually able to write
to them with the help of a third party library but I can't vouch for its
stability.

-Adam

On 3/20/07, João Santiago <exalowprofile at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> win ntfs, /home (why not ext3?), Xu ext3, swap      I have another HD with
> lots of stuff but its NTFS, can i read those files from Xu?
>
> On 3/19/07, Joshua Gardner <mellowcellofellow at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > In that setup, make /home a FAT32 FS, and you forgot xubuntu swap.
> >
> > Josh
> >
> > On 3/19/07, João Santiago <exalowprofile at gmail.com > wrote:
> > >
> > > What do you think about this scheme: Windows NTFS, /home partition,
> > > xubuntu Ext3
> > >
> > > btw: Ubuntu can't write to NTFS partitions right? but it can read
> > > them, does that mean that i can, for instance, open, from within xubuntu,  a
> > > movie file located in the NTFS partition?
> > >
> > > On 3/19/07, Vincent < imnotb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 19/03/07, Daniel Bodanske < daengbo at gmail.com > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > If you can wait until next month's release, the installer will
> > > > > also
> > > > > have the option of installing to your windows partition,
> > > > > guaranteeing
> > > > > no data loss since the Xubuntu system will just be a disk image
> > > > > file
> > > > > in your old partition.
> > > > >
> > > > > Dan
> > > > >
> > > > > On 3/19/07, Adam Miller < maxamillion at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > Defragment your windows partition and then run the Xubuntu live
> > > > > cd, there is
> > > > > > an option for partition resizing during the installation.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > -Adam
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 3/18/07, João Santiago <exalowprofile at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > > I want to install XU or Ubuntu in my pc but the disk (in
> > > > > raid0) has only
> > > > > > one partition that occupies the hole disk.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I want to keep my Windows partition and Data and install Xu.
> > > > > How should i
> > > > > > proceed to avoid data loss? (i already made a backup)
> > > > > > >
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> > > > I don't think you want to do that (already), especially not because
> > > > perhaps you'd later still want it on a separate partition, but also because
> > > > it is relatively new. I'd go for partition resizing. Though you might still
> > > > want to wait for Feisty because it can import you Windows settings.
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