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    Replacing Windows XP with Susse 11.1

    Have been using Susse 11.1 for a short period now and want to free up space on the harddrive. Since I wont be returning to XP how do I completely remove the XP partition leaving all space for Susse 11.1


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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Jun 2006
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    Hi and Welcome !

    Please check this thread.
    If you have any confusion, post back here only. Post the output of fdisk -l command too.
    su -
    fdisk -l
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    Linux Enthusiast L4Linux's Avatar
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    Sep 2008
    First of all, copy any data you want to keep in an other hard disk, usb stick, etc...
    All data on the Windows partition will be deleted it once you convert it to Linux partition.

    During installation, the program will ask you about partitions.
    Personally, I make:
    • 1 GB type swap
    • 20GB type "ext3" mount point / (if your hdd is 80GB or less, i'd suggest 10GB)
    • The rest type "ext3" mount point /home

    The OS and your programs will be installed on / partition. Your music & video files and your documents will be stored on /home partition.

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