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Linux.com: Dual-Booting Windows and Linux the Easy Way

Jul 24, 2006, 12:00 (4 Talkback[s])


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"The Gnome Partition Editor Live CD is a simple tool that will shrink a (usually 'the') Windows partition on your hard drive, then make Linux partitions almost automatically. These four videos step you through the process of downloading GPartEd (the program's nickname) from SourceForge.net, defragmenting Windows, shrinking your Windows partition, and installing the three most commonly-used Linux partitions. As a free bonus, a fifth video will show you how to uninstall Linux and stretch your shrunk-down Windows partitition until it once again takes up your whole hard drive.

"All popular Linux distributions now have some sort of simple (usually GUI) disk partitioning utility included. If you're going to devote an entire hard drive to Linux, you might as well go with your chosen distribution's default partition setup..."

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