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Ronnie Collinson notthinking@g...
Thu Apr 2 18:19:47 NZDT 2009

On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Michael McDonald <mikencolleen@g...>wrote:

> Just did a test install of Ubuntu within Windows.  It's a very easy
> installation and one that an "average" computer user could cope with.
> The downside, of course, is that Ubuntu is at the mercy of the Windows
> files system.  That shouldn't be too much of a problem.
> Buoyed by that success, I tried it to do it with Windows 7 Beta.  No
> such luck!  Microsoft has changed the boot system and as a result
> Ubuntu won't boot to finish the installation.  It's possible there are
> a few hacks to get around that.  I haven't done any research.  No
> doubt Canonical will devise a way of making it work with Windows 7.  I
> suspect an attempt to do a "manual" install of Ubuntu would result in
> Windows 7 no longer booting.
> Michael

Is this that Wubi ive heard about or something else?

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