how do u dual boot linux with 98?

how do u dual boot linux with 98??its started to get on my nerves!Does anyone know an easy way? Quick and simple to understand?i am booting linux from a dvd btw. ...

dual boot linux and xp? or just linux alone?

I know there are many threads about dual boot linux windows. I did a search but couldn't find for this specific question.I'm planning to use Puppy Linux as my main OS on my P4 machine. I asked a friend of mine who knows Linux very well.I asked should I install Puppy alone on my P4 machine? He told m ...

how to dual boot linux via BOOT.INI?

how dual boot linux via BOOT.INI? how to add linux partition in boot.ini so i can dual boot even without grub? ...

can u dual boot linux

can u dual boot linux on a partition of a hard drive tht has windows on the other half of the harddrive ...

i want to dual boot linux mint 7 and ubuntu 9.10

i have been trying for day to dual boot Linux mint 7 and ubuntu 9.10. when i get remotely close Linux mint boot-loader says partition not found. even in ubuntus boot loader would do the same thing. but, there both grub. i don't know can any body help me? ...

Ubuntu Alternative Dual Boot linux/win (nt/2k/xp) with NTLDR !!!

Yep that's right apparently you can use NTLDR (yuk) to dual boot windows & linuxi did not write this but tried it and it works i was quite amazed to say the leastHere's how :Convert a Windows system to dual-boot Linux on a second driveMonday February 21, 2005 (02:00 PM GMT)By: Philip J. Hollenba ...

Ubuntu How to set up dual boot (Linux & Windows)?

I have search, but I didn't find nothing, so can you tell me how to set up two OS (Windows & Linux) to work properly.Dual boot (Linux & Windows). Now I've installed Linux and I need to install Windows for my work (graphic).How to set up dual boot? ...

Ubuntu Dual Boot Linux???

First, I wanted to thank everyone for their replies to my posts in these forums. I'm new to the "ubuntu forum" website and I appreciate any and all linux wisdom that is shared with me.I enjoyed my recent Jackalope installation so well I'm installing it on another pc I have as I type. Not t ...

Ubuntu hp laptop dual boot install

I have an older laptop I would like to try to dual boot windows xp or windows 7 if it will run it and linux.Also what is the most robust version of linux?Here are my specs,HP ZD7168cl Laptp with;2 gigs ddr ramPavilion zd7000 (DS491U#ABA)Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.06GHzNVIDIA GeForce FX Go5600Displa ...

Ubuntu Setting up my first dual boot Linux/Linux system

I'm a noob setting up my first 100% pure Linux dual boot system.I'll begin with installing Kubuntu alongside Ubuntu (yes I know, it's just another flavour), and I need some help:Ubuntu is currently installed on dev/sda2/5, so I want to installthe root of Kubuntu on dev/sda1 (labelled “root”) and t ...

Ubuntu dual boot linux and windows help

hay all :on my uncle's computer windows os ,and i need to install ubuntu 10.04 and i want make dual boot between linux and windows , in past i remmeber when i install linux after windows the computer boot from linux and ignore windows , how can i install ubuntu after windows and when i open the comp ...

help please - dual boot linux and xp

I have set up of dual boot for linux(red hat) and windows xp.xp is in my laptop hard disk and linux in external hard disk.I was using GRUB and it is as below(grub.conf).#boot=/dev/hdadefault=2timeout=9splashimage=(hd1,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gzhiddenmenutitle Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (2.6.9-34.EL)root ...

Newb looking to dual boot Linux

So I'm sure most of these questions have been answered here already, and after a bunch of searching I'm just a little overwhelmed and thought I'd just post here to try and get some answers to some of my questions. I hope that's ok.So to start, I've only ever used Windows and I'm not exactly computer ...

Dual boot Linux and Windows

Linux Community:I am a new Linux user who has begun to use Fedora Core Three. I have the complete distribution of Fedora Core Three on my server, however, I would like to create a dual boot for Windows Server 2000, also. Currently, as I am writing, I am installing Windows 2000 on my server. I believ ...

Ubuntu solved-dual boot linux mint and windows xp

Well finally after a number of attemps, i now have a dual boot of windows and Mint.So I'll just talk of the attempts that were sucessful at installing Mint, and one where I wasn't.In attempt (1) I accidently chose use entre disk, and of course deleted Windows.IN attempt (2) , I chose use largest fre ...

Ubuntu Accessing a dual boot Linux drive over a network when windows is running...

there, I am new to Ubuntu and Linux, and I am having some problems trying to access a hard drive. Here is my setup, PC1 is set to dual boot, and has three hard drives - two 160gb Windows hard drives, and one 320gb Linux hard drive. PC2 has one 40gb Linux hard drive. I have managed to mount the two 1 ...

Ubuntu Dual boot Linux distro?

1. Would a dual boot of Ubuntu & Linux Mint 9 KDE be better than Ubuntu & Kubuntu?2. What version would you recommend for Ubuntu & Kubuntu, 10.04 LTS or 10.10?3. My machines have only 1 Internal main HDD, plan installing 2 Linux distros on one & Windows on the other machine....is tha ...

Ubuntu Convert a Windows system to dual-boot Linux on a second drive

guys, need your help please :)I'm trying to get a dual boot system. And my situation is exactly as the situation described is this article:http://www.linux.com/archive/feature/113945So i'm just following it. But but when i try to load Linux from the NTLDR i just get this error:BootPart 2.60 Bootsect ...

Ubuntu Going to a dual boot (Linux 2 XP)

I was so frustrated with Windows OS (Total crash about 2-3 times a year) that I cold dropped same and went to Linux Ubuntu 8.10. I never used Linux prior to the switch. I did all my research prior to switching over (at least I thought I did).I love Ubuntu OS, having had a popup since October 2008. I ...

ubuntu full encrypt and win7 hp 64bit dual boot

Hard drive: 60gb.Goal: To install win 7 hp 64 bit and ubuntu 10.04 LTS dual boot on 60gb hard drive.My ubuntu skills: None.I have installed win7 on a 30gb partition.I want to install ubuntu using the alternate installation iso in order to getfull encryption.From here I don't what to do.If I during u ...

Ubuntu Dual Boot Linux and XP

I have the following PC set up:Dell 8400 with 3 GB of RAM with 3 160 GB SATA drives:The first one has Windows XP installed on it. The second one has been newly formatted and Ubuntu 10.04 has just been installed on it (20 GB / and 6 GB swap) with grub being installed on the first partition and not th ...

Ubuntu HP 550 Dual Boot partitions...

1st of all I'm kinda new (have this account for a while didn't use it) I bought a HP 550(notebook)want to dual boot vista(pre installed) with ubuntu1)can i delete the ubuntu partition and melt it back into "C" ? (IF i ever want vista only again?)Will there allways be this many options when ...

Ubuntu Dual boot Linux partition too large

Here's the situation: I have a Windows XP computer that has a very large hard drive, maybe 300 gig. About 95 of it was taken up with the Windows partition. I wanted a dual boot computerI finally installed Ubuntu Feisty 7.04 after several attempts, and I got my dual boot. However, when I was moving t ...

Ubuntu dual boot linux with linux

To get it out of the way, I adore Ubuntu and want to have it as my main operating system. I wanted to try fedora 6 though, and am interested in dual-booting my laptop with the two. I am not exactly sure how to go about this and have had difficulty finding resources on how to dual boot two linuxes, r ...

Ubuntu Dual Boot linux

I am pretty much new to linux. I install ubuntu dapper, (because 6.10 and 7.04) I simply could not get ati mobile x700 card to work. I want to install and try pc linux os without destroying dapper distribution ( I have some important softwre installed on it that I need for work). Do you know are the ...

Ubuntu HOWTO: Dual boot Linux on IDE, windows on FakeRaid

HOWTO: Linux on an ide disk, windows on fakeraid dual boot.Ok so I've looked everywhere and I couldn't seem to find how to dual boot when linux was the OS on the ide disk, and windows was on the fakeraid. I'm personally trying to get used to linux and maybe later I'll move it to be the primary OS on ...

Ubuntu Dual boot, linux and XP for a n00b

Hello, I have used M$ software all my life so I'm mildly retarded. help me get Linux and XP to dual boot plx >.<system is a dell 1300 with 100gb and a gig of ram ...

Ubuntu First timer: Dual Boot Linux? OR Multi-boot Linux?

Okay, I downloaded Kubuntu 7.04 (MD5 Hash is okay) file size about 699MB . I have burned an ISO image to a regular CD-R disc to be used for installation.1 Question: I am new at Linux, especially Kubuntu 7.04 and would like to learn about Kubuntu 7.04. For first timers which Linux version would be be ...

Ubuntu Dual-Boot/Linux Install Fest

guys! I have been dabbing in Linux and Ubuntu for a few months and will be hosting a Linux Install Fest on my college campus in a week. I mainly use the Ubuntu Live CD for testing and troubleshooting Windows machines. Anyways, I would like to know the best way to dual-boot Ubuntu on a typical NTFS W ...

Ubuntu Sharing a virtual machine between dual boot Linux

I'm looking to dual boot Ubuntu jaunty and opensuse 11.1 on my computer, and right now, I use vmware workstation 6.5 to run win xp under ubuntu (right now, the only OS on my computer). If I installed both Linux OS's, with a separte copy of vmware workstation running under each one and simply store t ...

Ubuntu dual boot linux? wich versions should i use?

as it stands, im pretty sure i can dual boot different versions of linux. (if i cant let me know please)so, which versions should i use? there are so many versions, and i want to try something other than ubuntu. do not get me wrong, i love ubuntu, but i want to expand my options. so if some of you w ...

Ubuntu How to dual boot Linux and Windows

Linux and Windows dual booting guideMicrosoft Windows is much more vulnerable to attack than other common operating systems such as MAC or Linux. One reason is that from a security point of view it simply isn't as well put together.Linux and Windows how to dual bootIt is possible that email and brow ...

Ubuntu dual boot linux(sata)and winXp(pata)

I have win Xp already installed on a pata (IDE) drive as master, I removed that drive and put a sata ( as Native IDE) drive in and installed Linux Ubuntu Studio 11.04. Then replaced pata drive containing win Xp, and I need to set grub to display both os's(ubuntu studio and win Xp) as a normal dual b ...

A Shared MySQL Data File on a Dual Boot Linux and Windows Machine

I have a dual boot (Ubuntu / Vista) machine. I have MySQL insalled on each OS, and have a partition that both OSs can access. Is is possible to configure MySQL on each OS to access a shared database? If so, how? My initial thought is to create a new IBDATA file and 'point' each MySQL intallation to ...

Dual boot linux/mac

I hear a whole lotta talk about dual booting linux with windows, but what about dual booting linux with a mac OS? I'm asking because there's some software (games, mostly) that can't run on Linux, even with Wine. All of the games I want are, however, Mac compatible. I'd prefer Windows, but it's so ex ...

Ubuntu Dual Boot Linux w/Grub2 partition and Home partition

I would like to setup my computer to do a dual boot of Ubuntu 9.1 and Mandriva 2010. Since I still manage to screw up my system from time to time a separate home partition and boot partition would be nice so I would not loose everything when these occurrences happen. I have a 500 gb drive what would ...

Ubuntu dual boot linux and xp- xp does not see unpartitioned space

I have the latest ubuntu installed on my computer, and wanted to add xp for a dual boot configuration. I followed the instructions provided by http://apcmag.com/how_to_dual_boot_linux_and_windows_xp_linux_instal led_first.htm?page=4I made space for xp, by doing what they recommended which was using ...

Ubuntu Dual-Boot Linux Use Windows' MySQL DB's?

I just installed Ubuntu (Dual-boot with Vista) about 4 days ago, and I would like to continue working on projects that I had been working on while using Windows.I was able to point apache to /media/disks/.../www/ and use my Windows dir as my localhost, and now I would like to point my apache to the ...

Ubuntu ATA/AHCI Dual Boot Linux/Windows blue screen of death

Are you getting the Microsoft infamous blue screen of death when trying to dual boot or install windows? I spent several hours trying to dual boot windows XP off of crunchbang, and I finally found the solution for me. I will post what my problem and solution were, and hopefully I can help some poor ...

Ubuntu More Dual Boot Linux ????

Have been working on the trying to install Fresh Dual Installation w/2HDD's for Ubuntu EMC2 & Linux BDI EMC and the being able to choose the OS on BOOT. This Senior CZ & Newbie has been at this ALL year so what would you expect?? My HDD's are set Master/Primary & Slave/Secondary. Must ha ...

Dual boot Linux and Windows XP

I want to install linux with Windows XP Pro SP2I've got 5 partitions at the moment equally sharing 22 gb eachC=Windows XPD=emptyE=personalF=emptyG=emptyI want to use last two partitions 'F' and 'G' and want to install Linux on it. I want dual OS on my machine without loosing Windows XP. Do I have to ...

Dual Boot: Linux and Win ME, Please help

I am very new to Linux world. I have fought with my PC for 3 days to install Red Hat Linux. My default OS is Windows Me. So I made two partitions like C:\ and D:\. C:\ consists of Windows Me and D:\ consists of Red Hat Linux 7.0My D:\ consists of only 2 files, they areREDHAT.IMG (1.82 GB)RH-SWAP.IMG ...

How to upgrade Windows on a dual boot Linux system and get Ubuntu working again

I have an older computer running Windows 2000 and Ubuntu 7.04. I decided to upgrade the Windows 2000 on it to Windows XP. If you do something similar, this email may help you.My Windows was on partition 1 and my Linux on partition 3, with partitions 2 and 4 being swap partitions.So I booted the XP i ...

Ubuntu Tryed to dual boot linux and XP but XP wont load back up!

Please help me i tryed to install linux ubuntu and it worked perfectly (using it right now) Ubuntu runs perfectly but XP wont load up at all it hasent been formated i know that i can see it and it appears in GRUB but when i select XP it doesnt want boot it just shows a black screen how can i have it ...

Can't run Ubuntu on dual boot Linux/WinXP

I'm trying to install Ubuntu (Breezy Badger) on the following computer hardware configuration:c: Primary HD (80GB): Win XP Pro (NTFS)d: Secondary HD (80GB): NTFSg: Primary SATA (160GB): Ext3-Ubuntu (25GB), SWAP (5 GB), FAT32 (1GB), NTFS (Remaining GBs)On my first run I loaded GRUB onto the MBR and g ...

Can't run Ubuntu on dual boot Linux/WinXP

I'm trying to install Ubuntu (Breezy Badger) on the following computer hardware configuration:c: Primary HD (80GB): Win XP Pro (NTFS)d: Secondary HD (80GB): NTFSg: Primary SATA (160GB): Ext3-Ubuntu (25GB), SWAP (5 GB), FAT32 (1GB), NTFS (Remaining GBs)On my first run I loaded GRUB onto the MBR and g ...

Ubuntu How do I dual boot linux and windows?

Ok so I have linux now but I want windows also. How do I make it where when It starts up it asks me if I want to boot into windows or linux? ...

Ubuntu can I access dual boot linux data from OSX or Live CD

The security update trashed my linux boot (with reFIT there is no rescue mode). Since I have several days of data unbacked up - is there a way to get at my data from either OSX or a Live CD - I can't figure out how I can mount the Linux partition - can anyone help (with specific instructions). ...

Ubuntu Dual boot Linux setups

I like to have 2 linux distributions on my desktop pc (one for serious work and one to experiment with a bit normally) the combination sometimes varies (ubuntu is always there as my main OS with a random other linux distro installed in another partition).I'm getting a bit fed up with having to manua ...

Dual boot - Linux and Linux

currently have Fedora Core 3, now I would also like to install SuSe 9.3, My Question is, When I start installing SuSe, will have a "disk Druid" to create a new partition for SuSe, never had a dual partition with 2 different linix distros, plus I have grub built in with FC3, please let me k ...