Easier Dual Boot Install For Fedora 14?

Darr darr at core.com
Sun Aug 29 17:56:49 UTC 2010


On Sunday, 29 August, 2010 @14:05 zulu, Greg Woods scribed:

> On Sun, 2010-08-29 at 07:21 -0400, Jesse Palser wrote:
> 
>> Can the dev team make it easier to install Fedora 14
>> when Windows is already installed on the same hard drive?
> 
> For that, "gparted" is required. I don't know why Fedora doesn't have
> this but Ubuntu does. To get Fedora 13 working on my new laptop, I
> first booted the Ubuntu live CD, used gparted to shrink the Windows
> partition, then went on to install Fedora in the created free space.


Hmmmm... in the instance described, the 'ntfs-3g' and 'ntfsprogs'
packages are more important, IMO, since GParted just acts as a
GUI frontend for those packages when working on NTFS partitions.


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