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I have installed Fedora alongside Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit. I have decided to uninstall the Fedora and I want to use Ubuntu instead. I wish to keep Win 7 and its data (NTFS drives). Please guide me how to do so.

My main concern is to uninstall and existing Linux OS without rupturing the Windows OS.

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  • First backup your important datas which was placed on that Fedora partition.

  • Now boot from the Ubuntu installation disk or live disk.

  • Click on Install Ubuntu option on startup and select something else option.

  • Now format the fedora partition into ext4 filesystem and then install Ubuntu on the formatted ext4 partition.

  • When the installer asks you to create a new swap partition then follow this to allocate how much space needed for the SWAP partition.

  • Thanks for your quick reply!! Will do as suggested :-) Cheers – Sandy Feb 4 '14 at 17:24
  • I would like to run .exe applications on Ubuntu. How can I achieve this? – Sandy Feb 4 '14 at 17:28
  • did you know about wine?It's awesome. – Avinash Raj Feb 4 '14 at 17:29
  • Yeah I have heard about that client. but i have not tried it. – Sandy Feb 4 '14 at 17:30
  • I have plenty of questions popping in my mind now.. :-P.. Does ubuntu comes with pre installed mp3 and video codecs plugins? Or do i have to download it manually? – Sandy Feb 4 '14 at 17:32

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