[Durham] Installing Linux on a notebook pre-installed with Windows 7 - creating a dual boot system

Martin Ward martin at gkc.org.uk
Mon Jul 11 10:41:10 UTC 2011

On Sunday 10 Jul 2011 at 10:47, Dougie Nisbet <dougie at highmoor.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
> There are a few nice notebook deals around at the moment (The Acer
> Inspires in particular) that have generous hard-drive space and I'm
> tempted. Most seem to ship with Windows 7. Would I be expecting a lot of
> pain if I were to attempt a Linux (Mint) install to create a dual-boot
> system?

I would try out a live CD or DVD first: to check that all the hardware
works with your chosen distribution.


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