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If I am installing Ubuntu now, will I be able to install another Linux on the same drive without problems? can I access programs, files installed on ubuntu etc?

Reading about the install process and root/home/swap partitions has me a bit confused as it is, and I'm more focused on making sure Ubuntu doesn't cause a premature death to my SSD. Ubuntu is free, SSDs are not.

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marked as duplicate by ImaginaryRobots, guntbert, Eric Carvalho, Braiam, Warren Hill Oct 31 '13 at 10:13

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since you're planning to have windows on a separate drive, your question really boils down to installing ubuntu on its own SSD drive, which is why I suggest this might be a duplicate. –  ImaginaryRobots Oct 30 '13 at 16:03
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