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post Feb 12 2008, 03:04 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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Yes, I was left a Linux (Suse 10.2) desktop computer, and have had no luck in finding files so I can make it a dual boot system adding Windows XP.
Now I need to know how to make a backup of this OS so I can remove Linux, install Windows XP and then do the dual boot with Linux?
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post Feb 13 2008, 09:08 AM
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Its GNU/

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To list the partitions use the fdisk command
fdisk -l (that is a small L and you must be root)

The advantage of loading linux last is that you do not have to reinstall the boot loader.
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