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

“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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