How to install Ubuntu on my vista based laptop? The copy of vista has ceased to boot, but I would still like to install Ubuntu without overwriting it if possible.
/Dev/sda3 windows vista loader (screen shot missed it)
0 Back up all your data by booting from a LiveUSB and copy the data (on sda3 under /Users/YourName/ ) you want to preserve to an external HDD or USB flash drive
1 Install with an Ubuntu LiveUSB, following the official Ubuntu install directions
2 In the Installation Type screen of the installation you started in (2) above, choose the first option