"Now here is where it gets interesting, you have to
assign space for Linux. You might be able to resize your Windows
partition to make space. I chose to manually configure the
partitions, deleted all partitions on the drive, created a new EXT4
partition, mounted as /, and assigned all but 2 GB of space to it,
then used the remaining 2GB as a Swap partition.
"If you are uncomfortable with any of this, I'd recommend having
a more experienced person help you with it. Making mistakes here
can leave you with a broken Windows install, or cause you to lose
data. Back up anything important before messing around with
"If you have a slightly older computer with a broken Windows
installs, it might be a perfect candidate to wipe clean and install
Linux on. If it's already broken, what's the worst you could do.
Smile Also, Linux generally runs quite well on aging hardware."