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Can I dual boot CloudReady with another OS?

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    Ryan Ridenour

    Will Crouton work? https://github.com/dnschneid/crouton

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    Ryan Ridenour

    What if I was to install Ubuntu in a seperate partitiion after CloudReady?

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    Shawn Hobbs

    It is possible to dual boot. It takes a little work. But it is possible. I am currently run CloudReady (which is awesome) along side Kodibuntu. The key is to install CloudReady first and then partition the drive.
    I currently have no issues with CloudReady and still boots up when I select it just fine.

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    Forrest Smith
    Here's a preview of official dual boot support: https://neverware.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/215909818
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    Daniel Escasa

    Shawn, that becomes something of an issue if you also want to install Windows. Not insurmountable, just a pain. And if you know how to use partitioning software and a boot manager such as GRUB, I don't have to tell you how it's done :)

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    Joel Lee (Edited )

    I think the CloudReady dual-boot installation is not going to fully support
    BIOS-Based Systems later on. Chromium OS requires the GPT hard disk partition table, Because it has more than 4 Primary Partitions.
    So, CloudReady Can't dual-boot on an MBR disk. I also think it is nearly impossible to install CloudReady on a MBR hard disk on a extended partition.

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    David your friend

    good points about dualboot..

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