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Old 02-11-2017, 10:13 AM   #16
beachboy2
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No, use separate USB drives.

Leave the USB drive with Linux Mint alone.

Put the GParted ISO on another USB drive and do the partitioning first.

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boot with the Mint USB drive and select TRY (the username is mint and the password is blank/empty. Just press Enter). Do not Install. Then go to Menu and find GParted:

Menu > Administration > GParted.

Do the partitioning with 4 partitions and then reboot, this time choosing Install.

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Old 02-11-2017, 10:54 AM   #17
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Why overcomplicate? You can let Mint installer partition the drive automatically for you.
 
  


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