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Installing Linux I have a OS of Windows XP Professonal and i would like to install Linux too. To Specific Partition On my Harddisk. I have never install Linux in any computer yet. What the procedure of installing linux OS with Windows OS ??? The OS of Linux i would like to install is Ubuntu 5.10 Suggest me As Soon As Thanking You.

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Installing linux:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WindowsDualBoot

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You can use "WUBI Ubuntu installer" from http://wubi-installer.org/. It installs the most current version of Ubuntu as simple as installing a windows application.I would recommend this approach to anyone who is new to linux or looking for an easy installer.

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You can use virtual drive to install linux within windows os. you can download virtual drive for free look for virtual box version.

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