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Just remove the partition you created for Linux (one partition is not enough anyways) and let the installer use the free space, it will use the unpartitioned space on the disk to automatically create the needed partitions.
Keep in mind that Fedora is a bleeding edge development distribution. It contains only the newest software, which sometimes leads to a broken system, so it is not really suitable for someone new to Linux. I would rather recommend to use Mint, Mepis or Ubuntu if you are new to Linux.
As Tobi said, delete the L drive you created for Linux. That won't work in Windows anyway, because Linux needs a Linux filesystem, which Windows won't be able to recognize once it's all said and done.
Right now it's saying there's no available space because you took all of it with the partition you created, and you can't use the partition you created because 1) it's the wrong filesystem type, and 2) Linux needs more than one partition. So just delete the partition, and let the installer auto-config using the available space.
But that still doesn't solve the error i get in the picture that says I don't have any space.
Like I said above, "Right now it's saying there's no available space because you took all of it with the partition you created, and you can't use the partition you created because 1) it's the wrong filesystem type, and 2) Linux needs more than one partition. So just delete the partition, and let the installer auto-config using the available space."
Originally Posted by chusuf
I'm going to try mint today, that's easier right? hahaha.
It's going to have the exact same problem until you delete that partition you created and let the Linux installer use the space.
When the installer complains about not having any available space, it's not talking about the unused space in a partition, it's talking about the available unpartitioned space. You have no unpartitioned space because you created a huge empty partition that the installer can't use. So just delete it and let the installer do its thing.
Last edited by suicidaleggroll; 09-18-2012 at 01:49 PM.
10GB may not be enough for the automatic partitioning method used in Fedora, it probably assumes more available space than that. Is there an option to manually partition? If so, you should be able to get by with a 2GB swap partition, and the remaining 8GB as ext4 mounted at /.