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QUESTION: Dear Suchitra

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operating_system
http://windows.microsoft.com/‎
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux‎

Is it possible to install multiple Operating Systems in a single machine viz Server, Workstation, Laptop ?.

For example : Microsoft Windows and Linux.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

ANSWER: Hello Prashant,

I am not an expert in this area, but have heard about virtualization and/or partition techniques. You may check these links -

http://www.osnews.com/story/24367
http://www.techsoup.org/support/articles-and-how-tos/virtualization-101

Hope this helps,

Regards

Suchitra


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QUESTION: Dear Suchitra

Thank you.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB_flash_drive

Similar to a single hard drive with dual os windows and linux installations possible, is it also possible to install dual os windows and linux installations in a single Pen Drive i.e. USB Flash Drive ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

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Hello Prashant,

You can check the following links -

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/diy-it-guy/diy-create-multi-boot-usbs-with-ease
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-install-multiple-bootable-operating-systems-

Hope this helps.

Regards

Suchitra

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