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Need help with Installing Ubuntu
You dont have to do anything special to create root partition.
Boot up from Ubuntu CD and open GParted ( look for it in Menu ). Create two partitions.
First -- ext3 format , size - 6 - 10 GB
Second -- swap -- 512MB
Start Installation, select ext3 partition and assign it / mount point. installer will recognize SWAP itself.
I can't seem to be able to resize my 40 GB HD using GParted. Everytime I try to resize my HD I get an error message saying it can't resize my HD. Any solutions to my problem?
open Terminal and Execute this
sudo fdisk -l
* -l -- its small L.
- Join Date
- Mar 2007
What kind of Windows? If Vista; you HAVE to use the Vista partitioner, otherwise Vista won't let you run anything in that computer.
07-23-2007 #9Originally Posted by LinuxGuy03
8-10GB disk space is enough for Ubuntu.
As I have asked earlier, Could you post the output of fdisk -l command? We can't suggest you anything without checking exact Partition Structure of your Hard Disk.
255 heads, 63 sectors/tracks, 4998cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Here's the information you needed devils_casper. The information pertaining to /dev/sda1 is in Red and the information pertaining to /dev/sda2 is in Blue.