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I'm using Windows 7 Starter on my netbook and I want to install Ubuntu 10.10 netbook edition but I don't want to lose anything. I want to keep Windows and use both systems on my netbook.

I created a Ubuntu USB stick, and restarted to install but there isn't an "alongside other operating system" option. What can I do?

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Check this out

Also, I think you could try the ubuntu-desktop image, install it and then in Ubuntu install unity package (the netbook-edition environment).

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I find the nicest way to install Ubuntu on a netbook without risk of losing windows is to use Wubi.

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