[LUNI] Laptop dual-boot question
samir at esamir.com
Thu Aug 31 15:11:39 CDT 2006
buy a 300GB on your desktop, dump ssh on it... and samba. remote access
and file share from both OSes.
I have a raid, 80 and I'm fine, I'm trying to sync my home dirs between
machines... and it's been going pretty good so far.
never had issues with space. I think my 100GB laptop hd is more then
enough for me.
> Michael Labowicz wrote:
>> On 8/31/06, *Eric MacAdie* <EKM at macadie.net <mailto:EKM at macadie.net>>
>> Does anybody on the list ever dual-boot their laptops? Or do you
>> generally just leave them all-Linux or all-Windows? (Or
>> Eric MacAdie
>> Linux Users Of Northern Illinois - Technical Discussion
>> Hi Eric,
>> I dual boot my thinkpad T30 with Windows 2000 and Ubuntu. These days
>> its pretty trivial to get it all working: install windows on the
>> hardrive, during the windows install - create a separate partition for
>> windows and one for linux, and then install Ubuntu (or similar) and
>> follow the prompts during that installation. The Ubuntu installer is
>> smart enough to recognize the you have a pre-existing windows install
>> and will setup GRUB accordingly. This may work for other distros as
>> well, but I haven't tried it yet so I can't comment on them.
>> Michael Labowicz
> Thanks for the reply.
> I am sure that it is probably not that difficult to dual boot.
> Especially with Ubuntu, given how many people seem to use it.
> What about space? I think that is my concern about dual-booting. It
> seems like the most space you get on a laptop is 120 GB, and I am
> already using 60 GB on one of my desktops, and 100 GB on others.
> Are people having disk space issues on laptops?
> Eric MacAdie
> Linux Users Of Northern Illinois - Technical Discussion
samir at esamir.com
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