Wanting to dual-boot Windows XP and Ubuntu

By XxSnip3xX
Jan 1, 2009
  1. I have two hard drives and one is 15 gb and I have 14gb left, how would I install Ubuntu onto that drive, and then, if I install it right. How would I boot to it?
  2. brucethetech

    brucethetech TS Enthusiast Posts: 229

    boot from ur ubuntu cd and watch the magic.. i think it uses disk druid (maybe that was fedora) to patition the hard dive. once installed linux's GRUB becomes ur boot manager and u can make it do whatever u want
  3. tragicallyhip

    tragicallyhip TS Enthusiast Posts: 83   +9

    With a dual boot on your machine I recommend you don't install from cd but rather download
    Wubi8.10 it will install as a loop on your hd without any partitioning and if this distro is not to your likeing simply remove the whole thing from your xp via the add/remove programs.
  4. XxSnip3xX

    XxSnip3xX TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I actually ended up doing this yesterday....I was very impressed! It's a great thing...thanks anyways!
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