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As my Dad would say, "[t]here's more than one way to skin a cat". If you're familiar with gparted it should pe pretty straight forward. Boot up a live version of the OS (presumably the USB or DVD you used to install). This is so that neither of you drives are mounted while you move things around. You could re-size the partition which shouldn't be necessary ...


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The most common directories to move from an SSD and mount to a HDD are: /home /var /tmp /usr swap


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It is usually best to install Windows first as it will replace the bootloader and you would be unable to boot Ubuntu without loading a live-usb/disc to fix the bootloader. On Windows setup proceed until you get to the installation type window and select Custom: Install Windows only (advanced) and it should display the screen below. Now select the ...


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Yes. According to their site, Ubuntu with a GUI only requires 5GB of Hard Disk storage, although any other programs you may install will be above and beyond this total.


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Yes, hybrid drives work by storing pretty much all of the data on the magnetic disk while using the SSD portion to cache commonly used data so you can access it much quicker than if you were to get it directly from the magnetic disk. On most hybrid drives this is done by the firmware on disk at a base level and doesn't involve the OS or drivers in any way at ...


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As it is possible to also attach a physical disk to a virtual machine this procedure may lead to data loss on write access to this disk. If your data matter I would therefore not recommend you take the risk. A much easier way to move your data, that presumably are stored on a file system inaccessible to Windows, is just booting an Ubuntu live system from ...


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The short answer to your question is: Install Windows first. Here's an atricle that describes the procedure: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WindowsDualBoot Mentioned there is also the reason: The Windows bootloader is not aware of existing installations of other operation systems and the whole disc will be wiped during installation. Another thing to ...


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Nevermind, I got it to work. I chose dev/sdb as the bootloader install location and everything worked perfectly. Upon reboot, the grub menu appeared and I can boot windows or ubuntu with no problems.


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You should install your OS on the SSD. The /home partition will be on the slower hdd.



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