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darramonde
April 20th, 2009, 11:47 PM
How do I re-install Ubuntu to a Windows XP dual boot?
Ive previously installed Ubunty 7.04 and due to problems with blank screen at logging in Id like to reinstall Ubuntu.

How do I mount the partition?

aml1648
April 20th, 2009, 11:51 PM
The easiest way to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows that i can think of is simply install Windows first and then Ubuntu from inside Windows using the Wubi installer that comes with the live CD (8.04 or later version).

This way you don't even have to worry about partitioning.

darramonde
April 20th, 2009, 11:56 PM
The easiest way to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows that i can think of is simply install Windows first and then Ubuntu from inside Windows using the Wubi installer that comes with the live CD (8.04 or later version).

This way you don't even have to worry about partitioning.

Is it safe to remove existing partition and keep the Windows XP? Can I allocate hard drive specifically to Ubuntu?

zvacet
April 21st, 2009, 01:36 AM
Simple way to do it is just install your new Ubuntu on top on existing one.Of course backup any valuable data/files before.