Disk partitioning

  The Sheep 15:06 04 Oct 05
Locked

Hi all. Two questions here.

Can anyone suggest a good website that shows how to install and run both windows and Linux O/S.

Can anyone suggest good free partitioning software for use an XP system.

Thanks people :)

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:34 04 Oct 05

1. click here
click here

2. there is no free software that will partiton without losing data.

  The Sheep 15:49 04 Oct 05

Thanks mate.

Having looked into it a wee bit now I reckon i may go for Knoppix, which apparently runs from CD rather than install, until i get used to it(Linux). Have you used or do you know anything about this? Do you reckon its a good way to go about it?

Thanks for getting back to me btw.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:17 04 Oct 05

Sorry haven't played with linux ,

There are a lot of forums on the net just "google" for them.

  Chegs ® 16:29 04 Oct 05

Any of the "Live" CD's are a good idea for introducing Linux to the newcomer.

As for partitioning,most modern distros will allow you to basicaly point&click to install alongside your present OS.The 1st job once a distro is installed is digging around in linux for the relevant bit to swap the listed OS's around,as linux nearly always sets itself as 1st on the list for booting.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

What is ransomware and how do I protect my PC from WannaCry?

Disney layout supervisor Rob Dressel on the challenges of visualising Moana

Siri vs Google Assistant