LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 12-21-2004, 08:02 PM   #1
pragun
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Dec 2004
Distribution: Fedora Core 3
Posts: 17

Rep: Reputation: 0
Ubuntu Partitioning


Okay, So i have XP Installed and I have a chunk of free space (35GB) which I want to use for ubuntu..i have set it to manual editing of the partition. I'm not sure which partitions to make for it, to set which to swap area, size, 'format the partition'....and i also dont know which partition to set the 'bootable flags' / filesystem / mountpoint / montoptions/ etc...could someone please give me some good values to use for hte partition..i really dont want to mess it up.. =)
 
Old 12-21-2004, 09:18 PM   #2
junme
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2004
Location: ~/.au
Distribution: Mepis Kanotix SUSE
Posts: 189

Rep: Reputation: 31
/ min3gig
500Mb for /swap
/home (optional) but recomended (personal storage and settings)

note "bootable flag" in fdisk should be left on first partition (win)
but boot flag " / " means the root directory of instilation
 
Old 12-22-2004, 01:14 AM   #3
whipermr5
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2004
Location: Singapore
Distribution: Fedora Core 5 Linux
Posts: 202

Rep: Reputation: 30
If it's too confusing, try letting it automatically partition.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ubuntu / Ubuntu + KDE / Kubuntu | Which do you use? BuckRogers01 Ubuntu 60 07-08-2006 12:24 AM
XP doesn't recognize Ubuntu, Ubuntu installed first. MonkeyBusiness Linux - Newbie 9 06-21-2006 03:58 AM
Clean install from Ubuntu Warty to Ubuntu Hoary Erik_the_Red Linux - Newbie 2 06-05-2005 07:14 PM
Partitioning benchcomptons Slackware 3 08-22-2003 11:51 PM
partitioning linux_guy2003 Linux - Newbie 6 06-13-2003 03:59 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:58 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration