How to create a dual boot system Linux

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asked Jan 18, 2015 in Linux by espinoza (4,580 points)

How to create a dual boot system Linux


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answered Jan 18, 2015 by osky (126,800 points)

Not everyone who installs Linux will want to use it as a single operating system. Many people install Linux as part of a dual-boot system. If you are new to using a PC, it can be a little difficult to create a dual boot Linux, but not impossible. The benefit is that you can use any of the installed operating systems and choose between the two on each reboot. Things You'll Need
 Linux (any version, the newer the better)
 hardware requirements for each operating system
 Microsoft Windows (95, 98, Me, 2000, NT, XP, Vista) <br>
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  1.  configure the computer to install from the optical drive. Windows and Linux can be installed with an optical drive (usually a DVD drive). This is typically done with the "F8" key on your keyboard while the computer starts up.
  2.  install Windows as you normally would on your hard drive. Follow all necessary steps to complete the installation instructions.
  3. Put the Linux installation DVD into the optical drive once Windows installation has finished.
  4. Restart your computer. You must keep the optical drive as the primary boot device during the installation of Linux
  5. Follow the Linux installation asks you did for Windows, making sure to leave the defaults of Linux to create a second partition.
  6. Find the sector / boot Linux using the "dd" command from the shell. "-> Run Start" of this information needs to be copied and pasted into a file called something like
  7. Restart Windows and access the application "msconfig" in the "BootLinux.lnx." Start menu.
  8. Add the command line that enables Linux startup file you created in the Boot.ini file. It should be something like this: "C: \\ BOOTLINUX.LNX =" Linux operating system "
  9. Restart the computer and wait for the prompt to appear asking which operating system you want to boot. . It was recorded both Microsoft Windows and Linux.
 
 
 
 

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