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Seopher: Are You Scared of Dual Booting Linux?

Oct 12, 2006, 22:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen York)

"An excellent question it seems even when my personal experiences are put aside--a friend of mine over in Norway attempted to dual boot everyone's favourite distro (Ubuntu) on his laptop with fairly disastrous results. Specifically, a crashing while managing the partitions created an expensive paperweight. While I doubt this situation isn't reversible (as that isn't the point of this article), I wonder how many people are actually scared of dual booting Linux.

"While initial searches of Google don't convey this to be a serious problem or concern I am aware that myself and those around me have experienced problems doing this (theoretically) simple action, mostly with semi-devastating consequences..."

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