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Old 07-15-2011
Installing Unix & Linux

Hi, I am a newbie to Unix/Linux and I have always been fascinated by them.

I just need information on how I can install a Unix/Linux operating system on an Acer Laptop that previously had a Windows XP OS installed.

Any hints or suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old 07-15-2011
Download the ubuntu from ubuntu website and follow the steps given in the below link

how to install Ubuntu 11.04 : From USB or CD

when you choose, the disk to install, (very careful) otherwise you will lose the windows xp

Choose "Advanced Partition" as mentioned in the above post
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