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Install alongside xubuntu - use of swap?
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dave48

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PostPosted: Sat 26 Sep 2009, 17:25    Post subject:  Install alongside xubuntu - use of swap?  

Hi all, installed an hour ago and loving it so far! However, this is the high powered machine I don't always have access to. I have another, 256M of memory, which I'm now looking to put puppy on. It already has another linux distro with a swap partition on it, but for the time being I'm going to install alongside in a new partition (if all goes to plan I'll then get rid of the other distro). I'm not exactly a great linux expert, if I create a new partition for puppy will it automatically use the existing swap partition, or do I set up another swap partition?
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PostPosted: Sat 26 Sep 2009, 17:28    Post subject:  

All linux will automatically use that swap partition.
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