Ubuntu partion on XP, but no GRUB

2012-06-09  Source: Original Site  Category:Ubuntu  Views:0 

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I never got around to installing Ubuntu on my Netbook. I did not wish to potentially mess up the boot process for Windows as I am not the main user of this Netbook.

I can install Ubuntu on a partition next to Windows .. but I don't want to disturb the Boot sector for C: windows.

Where can I put GRUB? It occurs to me I could put GRUB onto a pen drive, as only when I insert the pen drive will GRUB give me the option to boot to Ubuntu on the HDD.

Will this work? Is there a better way?

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