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    Question about installing Kubuntu


    I just got Kubuntu 6.10 edgy and I ain't sure how to install this. I ain't sure what file extensions to use and how to partition my windows to make it smaller for a dual boot. I am also not sure about using a ext2 or 3 and how much to use for the "/" and if need a /home and how much memory to use for each. I have a 512 mb ram machine if that helps some thanks.

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    Hi

    Use partitionig tool like GParted and make a free space. Kubuntu installer will take care about partitions, /, bootloader and all.

    Just make free (unpartitioned) space on your HDD.

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    Oh really Kubuntu does all those ext2, 3 things and stuff wow thats great. Oh I forgot to say that I am on windows now so I don't know if that program will work so I guess I can just install and see what happens.

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    GParted...I think you wont need it anymore

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    I haven't installed it yet but are you sure after I lower the partition of windows it will just do the rest for me or do I have to put something in.

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    Ok...I am a bit confused now.

    1. Did you resize NTFS partition?

    If so you have a free space now (unpartitioned) and now you can Install Kubuntu...

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    boot into the kubuntu live CD, then double-click on the icon on the desktop that says install. This will launch the setup program for kubuntu. Part of that setup program will run a partition manager. In that you will be able to resize your NTFS partition and create some free space for kubuntu.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zba78
    boot into the kubuntu live CD, then double-click on the icon on the desktop that says install. This will launch the setup program for kubuntu. Part of that setup program will run a partition manager. In that you will be able to resize your NTFS partition and create some free space for kubuntu.
    Does partition manager gives you option of NTFS resizing?

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    Hmm I got to try this when I have some time thanks.

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    Remember, you need to create 2 partitions, one for Kubuntu (ext3) and one for Swap space.
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