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I run Ubuntu on an SDD (encrypted with systemtools since installation). So I want to install Windows 8 on a second partion on the same drive, but it is possible to do so, without chrashing anything, because Windows could overwrite parts of the encrypted Ubuntu System?

I hope you can answer my question or give me a little help ;) Thanks for all answers I can get.

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Yes it is possible. Windows will not overwrite anything, because if it would, you would have a really broken ubuntu in all cases (not just when you encrypt it).

You do need some free space at a 'lower' level. You mention a second partition. If you have that partition (and are not using it), you're all set. If you don't you need to re-partition to get some space obviously.

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Thanks for your quick answer ;) This means I can resize my main-partition without chrashing something and create a second partion for Windows 8. –  Ubuntu_rocks May 2 '13 at 14:28
    
Well, be advised that resizing is ALWAYS tricky! Backup before you do stuff like that obviously. –  Nanne May 2 '13 at 15:10
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