A Look at the Ubuntu Installer

(=?utf-8?q?=60=60-=5F-=C2=B4=C2=B4?=) -- Fernando ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Tue Jan 8 22:30:54 UTC 2008

On Monday 07 January 2008 21:10:41 Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> 10GB is more than enough under normal usage.  You'd have to install..all of
> GNOME, KDE, Enlightenment...and it still wouldn't be full.  Even with all
> that and a lot more, I'm at around 7GB full.
> On Jan 7, 2008 4:05 PM, Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at dantian.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, 2008-01-08 at 09:50 +1300, Jonathan Musther wrote:
> > > One thing I've been thinking would be good for quite some time is
> > > creating separate / and /home partitions by default.
> >
> > While a separate /home makes reinstalls easier, how would you know the
> > size of / the user needs?

$ df -h
Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda1             9.7G  6.5G  2.7G  71% /

10 GiBs for small disks, and 20GiBs should be enough for most beginners and powerusers.
Even powerfull users will most probably set extra mountpoints.

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