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When i install and have to partition, whether i choose automatic or druid (i havent tried fdisk, it said its for 'experts', so i stayed away ) no matter what ...
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    Partitioning Problems


    When i install and have to partition, whether i choose automatic or druid (i havent tried fdisk, it said its for 'experts', so i stayed away ) no matter what i try to do, i always end up with a 'could not allocate partitions as primary partitions'.

    Any help would be appreciated, i got 2 hard drives, one with 5gb free, the other with 217mb free, i chose personal or whatever it is, and it is supposed to come to about 1.2gb when installed so i must have enough space.

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    You need to leave the space you want linux on as 'unallocated' at least that's the easiest way to do it.
    You may not have enough space. I don't know where you got the 1.2 GB figure from but that seems really small.

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