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Kubuntu 9.04 Preview and Installation Guide

Feb 16, 2009, 20:03 (1 Talkback[s])

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"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 this.

"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."

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