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Safety of installing Ubuntu alongside Windows

Is it really safe to choose the "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows" option from the Ubuntu installation program? I never used that option, instead I used other tools such as partition magic or windows ...
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Are these terminal commands safe for installing Evolution 3.8.0?

I run 12.04 and want to update my Evolution to 3.8.0. I found a solution and would appreciate help knowing, whether it is correct and safe. Any better solutions are welcome. I have never compiled from ...
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How do I check if someone accessed my computer?

I need to check the list of files accessed in my computer (ex: yesterday on particular time). Is it possible? Or I need to check whether anybody accessed my computer (when I left it unlocked) or ...
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How can I rename items in places I don't own, like / , and why shouldn't I?

I get a Permission denied message when trying to rename files and folders in places like /, /usr, and other people's home directories. I'm an administrator. How can I do this? Also, I've heard that ...