Latest version of Ubuntu with FD-ISR

Discussion in 'FirstDefense-ISR Forum' started by Acadia, May 11, 2008.

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  1. Acadia

    Acadia Registered Member

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    Is there anyone here who is using the latest version of Ubuntu, 8.04, Hardy Heron, that was released just a couple of weeks ago? This version of Ubuntu has an installation option, called Wubi, that installs a file within Windows, no need to use a CD. If you do not like Ubuntu you simply uninstall it like you would any app in Add Remove Programs.

    Once you have installed the Heron, if I understand things correctly, you will then encounter the Windows Boot Manager every time you boot up so you can decide if you want Windows or Ubuntu.

    My question is this: Which screen would I see first, the Windows Boot Manager or the FD-ISR pre-Boot screen?

    Thanks

    Acadia
     
  2. farmerlee

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    On my setup the first menu to pop up is the grub boot manager that ubuntu installs.
     
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    Thanks, farmerlee.

    Then I assume that you would see the FDISR pre-boot if you chose to boot into Windows at the boot manager?

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  4. alloucho

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    For me, FD-ISR Menu appears first, then the boot manager to choose from xp or ubuntu.:thumb:
     
  5. Acadia

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    Hmmm, now THAT'S interesting! And since wubi installs Hardy Heron as a single file inside of Windows, I guess that would mean whatever that you would do on Ubuntu would now also be protected by FDISR?!

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    That sounds correct.
    Since the file system of Ubuntu is contained in a single Windows file, FD-ISR would treat it as a regular NTFS file.

    I'm sure it's quite a large file, though. and even small changes in Ubuntu would mean a time consuming copy of the complete file.
     
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    Just to continue the gist of this thread:
    check this :
    http://www.andlinux.org/

    This extends the wubi concept to a whole new level sort of..
    ( although it is very different )

    Boot to linux in Windows.
    I plan on checking this with FDISR sometime soon.

    BETA software.
     
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