[ubuntu-uk] missing hard drive

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Sat May 4 11:05:51 UTC 2013

On 2 May 2013 16:41, norman silverstone <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
> Avi, you are correct in what you say about the partitioning at the install
> stage, however, on reflection [...]

OK, let's go back a step.

You are saying 2 mutually-contradictory things here.

On the one hand, in an earlier message, you said

>  In the past, when I have installed Ubuntu I was offered the choice to set up partitions
> but this time I was not.

And in this one you say:

> there was no partitioning choice offered.

But then you say:

> I
> think I chose the first offer which was to install alongside Windows 7.

That *is* the partitioning stage!

So when you follow that with:

> The
> installer did not do this and I am now wondering if this is a bug or have I
> missed something?

You have missed something. When it says "install alongside Windows",
that does not say or mean or imply anything about *where* on which
disk it's going to go. It just means it will leave Windows in place,
possibly resizing it, and make a new partition for Ubuntu.

If you want to pick where, you have to click the customise button and
make your own. Surely you have done this before?

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