Linux Installation Strategies mini-HOWTO

Tobby Banerjee

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Revision 1.0.12001-05-02Revised by: pm
Conversion to DocBook SGML.
Revision 1.02000-12-20Revised by: tb
Initial release.

This document discusses a few installation strategies for those who intend to dual-boot between Windows and Linux.

Table of Contents
1. License
2. Mail
3. The basics
4. A note about hard disks and partitions
5. The concepts
6. Partitioning
7. Installation
8. The Lilo way
9. The Loadlin way
10. Rebooting
11. Setting up Loadlin
12. Removing Linux and restoring your Windows partition to its Original state
13. XFree 4.01
14. Tips and Suggestions
15. The State of Linux – What to Expect
15.1. The Specifics – Wordprocessing
15.2. Multimedia
15.3. Internet
15.4. Games
15.5. Desktop Publishing