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How to make a Linux box a dual boot machine?

somabho
Occasional Visitor

How to make a Linux box a dual boot machine?

Hi,

I have got a Linux box(Turbo Linux).I want to make it dual-boot with Windows.
Please let me know of any URLs where I can get information on how to make it.
I am new here & would apologise for such a silly question.
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Charles Harris
Super Advisor

Re: How to make a Linux box a dual boot machine?

Hello,

First of all you wil probably have to ditch the existing Linux installation unless you have a spare partition to put windows on. It's really quite a trivial proceedure, a quick google for win+linux+dual+boot+howto should get you all the info you require!

Good luck!

-=ChaZ=-

Dave Unverhau_1
Honored Contributor

Re: How to make a Linux box a dual boot machine?

Hi,

A great spot to start for all your Linux How-To questions is the How-To index of the Linux documentation project:
http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/HOWTO-INDEX/index.html
There's a How-To here devoted to dual-booting Linux and Windows.

Best Regards,

Dave
Romans 8:28
Jan Sladky
Trusted Contributor

Re: How to make a Linux box a dual boot machine?

hi,

whole description of your issue would be too long for this forum, so I suggest to try google.

briefly, HDD partitioning is needed, install both OS to places you want and configure boot loader

If you already have installed both OS and don't know how to make bootloader running with both os post the bootloader you have

br Jan
GSM, Intelligent Networks, UNIX
somabho
Occasional Visitor

Re: How to make a Linux box a dual boot machine?

Hi,

Thanks Dave. I could find all that I wanted & now I have a dual-boot machine.

Thanks all of you for such response.

Regards