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Table Of Contents  How to Build Your Own PC - Save A Buck And Learn A Lot
 9  Chapter 11: Installing A Dual Boot Operating System (Linux And Windows XP)
      9  Installing Linux

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Choosing the Linux Partition Creation Method

Now, you’ll be asked to partition your drive (Figure 170). There are two methods: you can have your system automatically partition your drive, or you can do it manually. We’ll do it automatically.


Figure 170: Selecting the partitioning method

Select “Automatically Partition.” Don’t worry. This step won’t wipe out your existing operating system.

 



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