__/ [linuxnewbie] on Friday 16 September 2005 09:26 \__
> The Ubuntu live CD does not contain all needed software. ...
True. It is a minimialist one-CD installer, most suitable for a Linux
> ... Specifically
> need music software lmms. For reasons cannot install Ubuntu to
> harddisk. Is there a way to partition a harddrive ...
You will need third-party (commercial) software to partition your hard-drive
without disposing of the existing installation of Windows. Windows does not
know (or care about) the fact that other operating systems exist on Earth.
> ... and install some
> linux applications on it then access those application via the live
> Ubuntu cd? The pc currently has XP and NTFS. Thanks.
If you are thinking of putting some binaries on the Windows partition and
run them from the Linux partition, I think this would be possible.
Hope it helps,
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