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I would like to install Kubuntu alongside Windows 7, but installer does not see my previous installation.

I have extra 25 GB disk space free unallocated for Kubuntu.

I installed boot-repair while using LiveCD and here is its output:

I tried Ubuntu installation and it saw Windows 7. I do not have UEFI enabled.


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Two solutions:

  1. Install Ubuntu first, then "upgrade" Ubuntu to Kubuntu by typing sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop.

  2. Install Wubi instead of a main ISO.

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Will the first solution remove GNOME as well and will everything be Kubuntu including default software? – wakeup Feb 13 '13 at 16:24
First question: Please type sudo apt-get --purge remove unity and second question: yes. – smartboyhw Feb 13 '13 at 16:28
Thanks. I will try and let you know. – wakeup Feb 13 '13 at 16:29
Yes, it succeeded using Wubi thanks, but did not try first one... – wakeup Feb 18 '13 at 20:38

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