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Thread: Install 9.04, unclear whether to use alternate CD

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    Install 9.04, unclear whether to use alternate CD

    I want to install Ubuntu 9.04 and install GRUB on the partition rather than on the MBR.
    Can I achieve this with the regular desktop install CD, or do I need to use the alternate CD?

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    Re: Install 9.04, unclear whether to use alternate CD

    You can use either. In desktop cd the option to install grub is there in "Advanced Options", just before the commencement of installation. Alternate cd also gives you the option. For anything above 512 MB of RAM, go for desktop cd.

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    Re: Install 9.04, unclear whether to use alternate CD

    I found I had problems with partitioning using the desktop CD. When I retried with the alternate CD, there were no problems. So, if you get into partitioning and it doesn't seem to recognize your current partition scheme, you could try the alternate CD.
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