I wish to create several partitions on my PC as it's going to be shared by various family members. I opt for partitions (instead of using just several users and creating the corresponding number of homes), because it's much more secure for users so as not to touch the system and especially if the system goes down, their files are safe.
When I try to create partitions during installation I'm finding several problems with Ubuntu 9.10. I have to mount each partition on a particular point (and no point can be used for two different partitions). I know it has to be extended in order to create more partitions.
I tried to do just one big partition (besides that for swap and for the system) and then after installation tried to use gparted, but as the mounting point was home, it won't allow me to resize it or create new partitions.
When I put it in /boot it screwed up the booting file. Now the other alternatives are /tmp and /var ? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...hlight=gparted
Any ideas? Thanks for your time and patience.