Disk Space for Installing Kubuntu 7.04

ac "aec$news" at candt.waitrose.com
Sun Aug 26 17:41:58 UTC 2007

Karl wrote:
> 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.

All you need to do is keep in mind that you will not have much space
in future for installing stuff or downloading to hard drive.

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