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I currently have XP home.... if I install it does it wipe everything? or everything stay as is but jus XP is gone and ubuntu is in?
 

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Depends on what you do. If you install it on the same partition as windows or your other files it will overwrite them. If you install it on a separate partition you can install it alongside Windows and it will give you the option of choosing which operating system you want to boot.
 
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It'll let you resize your xp partion.
 

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Resize is risky as it tampers with sector 0 as well. In many cases resizing a single partition has known to fail the Windows Installation. You're better off using it on an additional drive/partition.