Dual Boot XP /Mint

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Dual Boot XP /Mint

Postby graabirtv on Mon Nov 12, 2007 1:16 pm

Hi,

Interested in messing around with linux a bit I was told to check out linux mint so here I am.

Unfortuantly I dont have multiple computers to run Windows which I need for my day to day operations and then Linux Mint.

So I come to all of you to for guidance and information.

I have been told I want to install linuxmint first and then install my windows installation second, im also told I need to use something call grubb which I assume is what lets me control the boot up options.

So Im just basicly looking for resources, advice, and opnions as to what my next steps should be.
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Postby 900i on Mon Nov 12, 2007 2:21 pm

Windows first, Linux distro second. is the correct order. Grub will be installed automatically by Mint to give you a dual boot menu. Set bios to boot CD first before Hard Drive.
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