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Thread: Dual boot Partitioning (WinXP and Ubuntu8.04)

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    Re: Dual boot Partitioning (WinXP and Ubuntu8.04)

    Quote Originally Posted by PPAAUULL View Post
    DO NOT just resize it. FIRST back up the info then defrag it THEN resize it otherwise you run a serious risk of killing some of your data.

    Like sharks said you should use gparted it is probably the easiest way to go about it.
    Thanks.
    the Defrag should be done from Windows or Ubuntu live CD??
    Last edited by raedbenz; May 23rd, 2008 at 03:29 AM.

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    Re: Dual boot Partitioning (WinXP and Ubuntu8.04)

    Quote Originally Posted by Victormd View Post
    Don't forget to make a partition for SWAP (~512MB should do...)
    How do i create the swap partition? i mean after resizing my drive D(in windows), i get free space and ready to install Ubuntu.
    then from where do i get lets say extra 1Gb for swap??
    thanks

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