Question In what order should I install Windows 10, Ubuntu, Kali Linux and Cent OS.

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I want to install Windows 10, Ubuntu, Kali Linux and Cent OS. I have a 240gb ssd and a 1tb HDD, I want Windows 10 to be on the ssd and all the other Linux distros on the HDD.
In what order should I install them?
Also I want to install them in UEFI mode.
Thanks.
 

mitch074

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Windows 10 first. The others behave better, but Windows just can't deal with other OSes.
I personally install Windows alone on its own disk and then install the others on another disk - just to make sure that Windows won't screw them up completely on its next upgrade.
 

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Windows 10 first. The others behave better, but Windows just can't deal with other OSes.
I personally install Windows alone on its own disk and then install the others on another disk - just to make sure that Windows won't screw them up completely on its next upgrade.
What about the Linux distros..?
In what order should I install them?
 

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What about the Linux distros..?
In what order should I install them?
I don't think it has much importance, they do have a tendency to play well together. I would start with the one that use the oldest release of grub, and go from there to the most recent. Check the grub2 package version for each distribution.
 

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Win 10
Ubuntu
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Kali should live on a bootable USB, or possibly in a VM. Rather than a full install on the HDD.
Earlier I had tried installation as follows:
1)Windows 10 on ssd
2)Ubuntu
3)Kali Linux
(Every thing worked fine)
4)Then I installed Cent os
(Now only Cent OS and Windows 10 boots and when I choose Ubuntu or Kali I get error.)
All Linux distros are installed on a single HDD.
 

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It's good to know that CentOS' grub setup is borked. You may want to open a bug report with them, but I suspect that bug would be upstream (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) in which case, good luck having it solved.
 

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