Multi-boot: adding Linux and BeOS to your Windows machine

In this step-by-step article, we show you how to install Linux on your existing Windows 95 or 98 machine in a separate partition so that when you boot your machine you will be able to launch either operating system. The addition of RedHat will require 1.7GB of spare disk space for a complete install or 700MB for a minimum install. We also show you how to install BeOS 5 Personal Edition. This is the most recent release of the Be operating system, is free for personal use, and is designed to be installed and launched from within Windows.

Having more than one operating system on your PC will allow even the most inexperienced computer user to gain a broader understanding of the advantages and capabilities of each OS.

Before you begin

Step 1

Step 2: Beginning the Linux installationStep 3: The Linux installationStep 4: Partitioning your hard driveStep 5: Completing the Linux installationInstalling BeOS 5 Personal Edition

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