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So I am looking to start using Ubuntu and have a question. I currently have four physical hard drives. Three of them are NTFS and currently being used in Windows ...
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- 12-13-2006 #1
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Question about formatting hard drives
- 12-13-2006 #2
The best way is formatting (if you want to) the whole 320 GB or less for Linux with ext3, then use a third party application (free) to write there from Windows. To write in the three NTFS hard drives from Linux, you can get ntfs-3g.
Format it for Windows, just leave some unpartitioned space left for Linux, the installer will take care of creating a new partition and file system but don't forget to choose ext3
ext3 for Windows http://www.fs-driver.org/
ntfs-3g , NTFS for Linux http://www.ntfs-3g.org/Put your hand in an oven for a minute and it will be like an hour, sit beside a beautiful woman for an hour and it will be like a minute, that is relativity. --Albert Einstein
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