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Before you proceed with that configuration, i would highly recommend that that you consider running a virtualization app rather than setting up a multi-boot configuration. The multi-boot adds additional complexity, is more difficult to manage, and doesn't allow you to run the OSs at the same time.

If the host comouter is running Windows 7, i would install Virtual Box or VMWare. Then, install Ununtu and any other OS as guest VMs. The mainadvantage here is that this is a very simple configuration. As you are done with the guest VMs, you just delete them. You can run them at the same time. This config allowa you to build a very nice virtual lab.

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Thank you JorgeM. I'm not really very good with this. I just want to ask if installing VMWare is like running Ubuntu inside Win7 or is it running linux in a separate hdd partition. Many Thanks.

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Vmware and VirtualBox are just two examples of apps that provide virtualization. They install on top of Windows 7. Ubuntu would run virtually within VMWare. The virtual app creates a virtual computer within Windows 7. You can run multiple VMs at the same time.

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I see... I will try that... ;)
Thank you very kindly for your help JorgeM.

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