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    multiple boot

    hi folks i am new to this field
    i have given a task to install ubuntu and centos server in same system so please help how to install step by step process of both os as servers

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    Administrator jayd512's Avatar
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    Are you simply trying to setup a dual-boot system?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jayd512 View Post
    Are you simply trying to setup a dual-boot system?

    yes and how to do it

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    Linux Guru Jonathan183's Avatar
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    Follow the installation process for each OS, setup a separate partition for each OS. The exact partition layout will depend on what you intend using the systems for. If you have not done the install yet then I suggest you install CentOS first, then install Ubuntu, the bootloader should configure dual boot for you automatically.

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    I agree with Jonathan183. Install CentOS before Ubuntu because installers of RedHat based distros don't detect other installed distros.
    Create only one SWAP partition for both OSes. CentOS and Ubuntu will share same SWAP partition.
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