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Old 04-14-2006, 11:15 PM   #1
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Question how much space does ubuntu need?


hi, i'm looking to try ubuntu, but since i've never used it i'm not sure how big a partition i should create... could you enlighten me please?? i'm gonna install breezy in order to get aquainted with ubuntu, but i do plan on installing dapper when it's released...
 
Old 04-14-2006, 11:27 PM   #2
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I'm using Dapper now, and I have KDE, Gnome, and XFCE all installed (the ubuntu-desktop, kubuntu-desktop, and xubuntu-desktop packages) and then some random other packages, too.

All of that uses only 3.5 GB of hard drive space.
 
Old 04-14-2006, 11:31 PM   #3
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hi, thanks for the reply... but do you know how much space a regular install takes?? i won't be installing anything extra (like kde, etc)... i just wanna do a regular ubuntu install...
 
Old 04-15-2006, 12:18 AM   #4
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hi, thanks for the reply... but do you know how much space a regular install takes?? i won't be installing anything extra (like kde, etc)... i just wanna do a regular ubuntu install...
I'd give it at least 2.5 GB.
 
Old 04-15-2006, 05:43 PM   #5
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I'd give it at least 2.5 GB.
cool, thanks... i shall give it 3GB then, to be on the safe side... i still have a few questions about ubuntu before i do the install, but they are unrelated to this thread's topic so i'll be opening some new threads if my searches come back empty-handed...

once again, thanks for you input...
 
  


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