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cloning a Ubuntu10.10 to a Wxp HD

Discussion in 'Software' started by mountainman70, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. mountainman70

    mountainman70 Private E-2

    I am a newbie and have installed Ubuntu 10.10 to a spare external 20 gig HD and am booting it via usb. I have it now set up the way I want. I am learning how to move around in it and find that I am slowly moving away from Windows. I have cloned one HD to another using ddrescue to see if it works and it did. Now when I change something I clone it to be safe.
    I have a 80 gig HD with Wxp Home on it. Can I make a 40 gig partition on it using Gparted and then clone the 20 gig Ubuntu to it? Is it simple to do?
  2. BoredOutOfMyMind

    BoredOutOfMyMind Picabo, ICU

  3. mountainman70

    mountainman70 Private E-2

  4. BoredOutOfMyMind

    BoredOutOfMyMind Picabo, ICU

    Make some backups!


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