partition the ubuntu drive

Asked by Justin Joy on 2008-07-25

I am using 40gb drive for ubuntu and 60 gb for vista, for some files i cannot run in ubuntu and if i try to use vista it will take 10 minutes to boot up ,so i am planning to install windows xp on 40 gbdrive( ubuntu drive) ,so can anyone tell how to partition the ubuntu drive back to ntfs like 20gb.Do i need to do any further steps to make triple boot after installing xp .

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Rodrigo Donado
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2008-09-09
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2008-09-09
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2008-07-25
Best Rodrigo Donado (frezeeer) said : #1

Hi:

you can use gparted to partition your HD. When ou install Windows XP, you will need to reset your GRUB or LILO (the boot loader) you can follow this:
http://onlyubuntu.blogspot.com/2008/06/howto-re-install-grub-after-windows.html

PD: repartitioning can be dangerous, make a copy of your important files.
Goodluck

Thanks Rodrigo Donado, that solved my question.