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LinuxDevCenter: Creating a Dual-Boot Windows XP and Ubuntu Laptop

“Notebook computers are generally preloaded with Windows XP, but
for those of us who do considerable work in the Linux environment,
a Windows-only notebook is far from ideal. I worked with Unix on
Windows packages such as Uwin and Cygwin for several years, but I
finally decided I wanted a full Linux installation on my
notebook.

“I started with my aging Toshiba laptop (which had about 90
percent of its 30GB disk filled) and, without losing any data,
turned it into a dual-boot XP/Ubuntu Linux system with a shared
partition where many of my user files were accessible whether I was
using XP or Ubuntu…”


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