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OK, for now I have nothing but Ubuntu on my PC. It's fresh Now i have one partition (i think)...
But i remember on windows machine i had two partitions - Local Disc C:\ and Other D:\
One is for Windows and other is for my all important documents.
Now, I would really like to make the same on Linux.
As far as i know the one partition that i have is / (root). Right? And no i need another one \ or something.. i don't know how it will be but it won't go like D:\ that's for sure.. maybe \ or / or something.. In other words, Please help!
Can i give labels for my new partitions too? like i had on windows (Local Disc and Other)
Here is a good document at Ubuntu's wiki about partitioning. See especially Resizing, Extended partition (which is a good idea so that you can make more than 4 partitions eventually) and Reformatting (since after you make the partition, you will need to format it in order to use it).
Mmm, that's odd - you've got unallocated space in between your Windows & Linux partitions. I'm not sure, I've never tried it, but I think you can move your ext3 partition to take up that space, move your swap as well (run swapoff /dev/sda5 first).
You'll have to use a live CD.
ok guys, i did it ! I used that unallocated space between win and linux partition and i made a new partition and gave it label "other" And it's ext2 with 3MB space. That's great! I can put all my word documents there now!
But when i went to computer:// and tried to open other (my new partition) it asked me for password (weird) and then when i gave it my password it showed error - "Unable to mount location. Internal error: No mount object for mounted volume" what's that What's happening
It would also be good to know if you already have 4 primary partitions before you attempt to resize. If you already have 4 primaries, you will not be able to use the new space. You can do 'fdisk -l' to see what your partitions look like and report here if you want advice.