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Old 12-19-2010, 02:28 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by linus72 View Post
fdisk -list partitions
What were you thinking? The OP knows almost nothing about the command line.

Anyway, to the original poster, it was mentioned twice, "fdisk -l". Why didn't you try it?
 
Old 12-19-2010, 03:29 PM   #17
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ok so here it is nothing (and i did press enter)
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Old 12-19-2010, 03:35 PM   #18
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If you want to learn...

When you run into a command you do not understand, try to see if there is a "man"(manual) page for the command. Here is the result of googling "man fdisk"

http://linux.die.net/man/8/fdisk

You can learn how to use a terminal and commands; it is not hard and will prove useful.

http://linuxcommand.org/index.php

For "fdisk" and many other commands, you must have "root" privileges. In Mint and other Ubuntu based versions of linux, a command is preceded by "sudo". Here the command would be "sudo fdisk -l". The result should be a report on your HDD and any partitions on it.

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Old 12-19-2010, 04:20 PM   #19
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Also, it would be nicer to copy and paste the text from the terminal and wrap code tags around it, instead of posting screenshots. Like this:

[code]
Put your terminal output here
[/code]

The code tags make the font monospaced and put the text in a nice little scroll box.

By the way, if you would like to learn more about the command line, see the LinuxCommand tutorial in my sig.
 
Old 12-20-2010, 08:28 AM   #20
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Disk /dev/sda: 640.1 GB, 640135028736 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 77825 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00027fc8

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 76679 615915520 83 Linux
/dev/sda2 76679 77826 9213953 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 76679 77826 9213952 82 Linux swap / Sola


hope thats what you mean, thanks
 
Old 12-20-2010, 09:00 AM   #21
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Why did you mark is as solved, and where are those [code] tags I talked about?
 
  


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