Disk Space for Installing Kubuntu 7.04

Karl karlok at fastmail.fm
Sun Aug 26 12:56:47 UTC 2007

Sreekumar Kodakara wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to upgrade the Linux running in my old machine
> (1 Ghz celeron with 256 MB RAM) to Kubuntu 7.04. The Linux partiton
> is 5 GB. I looked into the installation page of Kubuntu and it said that
> I would need about 8GB hard disk space to install Kubuntu. The current
> installation is RedHat 9.0 with KDE. I would like to have KDE after my
> upgrade. I would like to know if 5 GB disk space would be enough to
> install the packages that comes with the Kubuntu 7.04 default
> installation.
> Thanks for the help in advance
> Sreekumar
According to "df -h" my root partition has 2.7 GB used, and I have 
installed a number of extra packages.  I have a separate /home 
partition.  I would think that 5 GB should be adequate for installing.


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