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I'm trying to setup a dual-boot configuration on my computer, and from what I understand the Ubuntu installer has the capacity to downsize Windows' partitions to make way for it's own using an option called "Install side-by-side." I'd intended to use this option, but found in conspicuously absent from the installer from the Live OS. I'm booting Ubuntu off of a USB stick, by the way. Any suggestions as to what's wrong? Also, should I maybe just research how to properly specify the partitions manually and do it that way?

Thanks for reading!


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Have you tried using the advanced partition editor option in the installer? enter image description here

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Thanks @William, that did it. :) – Redd Floyd Dec 24 '11 at 14:25

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