I have been using Ubuntu from the disc for a few days and plan to install as I am really pleased with its perfomance. I am still figuring out what the best way to do that is. I have a emachines with T3300 processor running W7 and I am not sure about how or what size partitioning. Its quite a job trudging through the forums trying to locate a similar thread for information and as time is not my friend, any tips on a related forum or any direct tips would be highly appreciated.
The reason I came across Ubuntu is because I was given an acer3000 32x for my daughter but it was full of viruses so I had a copy of xp and tried to do a complete reinstall. Unfortunatly the disc was scratched and the install stuffed up after completely wiping and reformatting so now nothing works. I can open in safe mode but access no files. That is why I came across Ubunto, looking for a solution. So my problem is, I cant install Ubuntu on the acer and wonder what else I can do or if there are any tricks. The disc I used to install Ubuntu is fine as it runs on my emachines despite it being a 32x. I realise I could get an unscratched copy of xp but if I am going to buy that I would be better just grabbing a better machine second hand.
Any tips are really appreciated