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I know exactly how to install Ubuntu by Wubi alongside Windows 7, but actually as have free space and want to install it on the last drive, how can I tell Ubuntu to be installed on drive "i", means what I'm seeing is sda lyk stuff...

All I want to know is how can I install

  1. on last drive "i"
  2. along with working Windows 7
  3. without deleting or formatting other drive, as I have important and useful data there at present.

drive "i" is free and has 17GiB My drives

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During the installation wizard to select which partition to install Ubuntu, you will be presented with options. Find the option to install ubuntu alongside windows Please also check askubuntu.com/questions/64671/… –  Arnold Sep 11 '13 at 18:47

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I have solved this problem myself ,it was not a problem actually , jus not understanding SDA drives and all . So mentioning here to what I did to make it simple-

  1. In windows I deleted the last drive in which I supposed to install ubuntu 13.04.

  2. Then changes the Boot Priorities to USBand reboot.

  3. Then started installation normally till it asks for Where to install like shown below -

Image taken from softpedia.

4.Then after clicking the option Something Else , it was showing all my partitions along with Free Space

5.I used Free Space where I wanted to install it without afecting others and Entered the values for making SWAP Area as 4gigs as I am having 4gigs of ram ,and rest all for root directory(/) where everything is about to be installed.

6.After everything completes , I got what I want as shown below-

Here

7.Remember in my question I was asking to do so with 17 gigs of partition , and in the picture its 47gigs , because i have changes the partition size for that, Its better now.

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