need suggestion

Nils Kassube kassube at
Sun Feb 3 23:13:57 UTC 2008

Mike Lupton wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-02-03 at 23:20 +0100, Gerald Dachs wrote:
> > Am Wed, 30 Jan 2008 07:11:07 +0530
> > schrieb "Ramkumar.G" <ramkumar at>:
> > > i have 40 gb hdd need install Ubuntu my requirement
> > > is( /   /home   /boot   /usr  )how do i give the partition size.
> >
> > If you have to ask, then I recommend not to do it at all and
> > let Ubuntu do it for you. It will put everything into one
> > partition.
> I think that asking is a way to learn. Sometimes googling for days on
> end gets old and you would like some recommendations from those who
> "know better".

I suppose, Gerald meant, that it is a bit strange, if somebody wants to 
use so many different partitions but doesn't have an idea what size those 
partitions should have. The decision, that these many partitions are 
necessary, would suggest to me, the OP is an expert already.


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