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Old 08-13-2012, 02:08 PM   #1
Sirocco
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Pubuntu under Windows 7


Hi guys,

I have a quick question, I tried to find the answer on different forums but I couldn't.
So I have a Samsung laptop with Windows 7 x32 on it. I installed Portable Ubuntu (Pubuntu). The total size of it is around 3.8 GB and after installing couple of software, I have no more space left for Pubuntu, I can't install any more software or updates, however the total free space available on this partition is roughly 60 GB. Could you tell me how I can allocate more space for Pubuntu? Can I do it from Linux or only Windows?

Cheers.

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Old 08-13-2012, 04:32 PM   #2
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Pubuntu or any Linux that attempts to run under Windows is a dead end. Install a virtual environment like Virtualbox or do a real install alongside Windows. You won't learn much of anything going the route you are.
 
Old 08-13-2012, 04:42 PM   #3
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Look, I am quite satisfied with Pubuntu, this is absolutely brilliant for the basics. Later on I have to step further and set up a full system but I don't want to install a proper linux before I know what I am doing. I already learnt many things.
 
Old 08-13-2012, 04:50 PM   #4
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I'm not sure I understand your problem. Is this a wubi type install where you installed it as a program inside windows? Do you mean that the size after installation of Pubuntu is about 3.8GB? What partition are you referring to that has 60GB? Do you have a separate partition for Pubuntu? Post your partition information by booting Pubuntu, opening a terminal and running the command: sudo fdisk -l. Post the output here. It would also help is you posted the output of: df -h.
 
Old 08-13-2012, 06:09 PM   #5
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I still think you're wasting your time with something that is ultimately useless. Pubuntu doesn't even have a functioning home page or much of any documentation. The problem you are having is due to the way it works, as a filesystem of fixed size. This link might explain more, but I doubt if the solution offered will help much, if you define yourself as a Linux neophyte.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/port.../topic/4055826
 
  


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