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Old 12-30-2006, 08:50 PM   #1
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ok so I have windows Xp on one Harddrive and Ubuntu on another. How can I go about booting one up or the other? I installed each only having one harddrive in at a time and now I dont know how I can boot from whichever one I want. Thanks for any help.
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Old 12-30-2006, 09:04 PM   #3
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There's supposed to be the GRUB boot loader that manages them.
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Thanks, Im really new to all this so I need all the help I can get.
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Old 12-30-2006, 09:10 PM   #5
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Well, I know a bit in there, but I'm not the 100% expert on this.
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Old 12-30-2006, 09:20 PM   #6
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I still dont get how this works or where to get a boot loader from.
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Old 12-30-2006, 09:22 PM   #7
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It should install from the disc. It's not something you download.
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oh alright
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yes it is. but its hard to install it. but umm go to the command line in ubuntu and type something like /install grub or something like that...
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It autoinstalls it, from the box. And, usually, install either goes with the "sh" command, but some wants --install.
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