insatlling mint on vista

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insatlling mint on vista

Postby momint » Fri Oct 24, 2008 6:39 am

I've installed Vista home premium on my machine and it has two partitions(C,D).
When I try to install mint it is asking for creation new partition to be selected from the existing partition.
I am not sure that new partition created will be used for installing mint or remaining space after creating new partition is used for mint installation.
Can I use a new empty partition created in vista(as E) for installing mint?
Can I share files between mint and vista?(Accessing mint files from vista and vista files from mint)?If can how it should be done?

Please help me out?????

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Re: insatlling mint on vista

Postby moretti » Thu Nov 06, 2008 7:41 pm

Yes, It's possible to install Linux Mint in the second partition created previously. I did the dual boot with Xp but Mint didn't boot in the grub manager. I repeated the installation using the space from the C partition in which was installed Xp: the first option. Both system worked properly eventually. It's possible to share files and folders from Vista and Mint, in a network too.

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