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Old 11-17-2008, 11:30 AM   #1
Mark_in_Hollywood
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In LiveCD NOW & Formating Hard Disk Drive for Ubuntu Intrepid with /, /home, /usr/


I'm running a LiveCD session now. I have the partitioning table up. I want to format my drive (320 gig) with as many partitons as will help Ubuntu not get messed up when I upgrade, etc.

I know about /home (to be determined) and / (12 gig) in a separate partition

What size is recommended for

/boot

/tmp

/usr

/var

/srv

/opt

/usr/local
 
Old 11-17-2008, 11:36 AM   #2
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Unless you're running a server you don't really need separate partitions for all of that. Make them too big and you waste space, make them too small and you run into problems.

Just create a / and /home partition and you'll be just fine.
 
Old 11-17-2008, 11:37 AM   #3
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Thanks, but what about

/swap?
 
  


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