"During the install of Ubuntu off of a live CD you will be given the option to partition your HD in order to setup a dual boot. Partition your HD during install and dedicate however much space you feel you will need to Ubuntu, by default Ubuntu may…"
How many HDD Drives do you have? Can you give a complete drive to Ubuntu or do you have one, and just hoping to share it in between the OS's.
If one, make a partition for 50% is the HDD size and install XP. After that when…"