new guy checking in

Rashkae ubuntu at
Thu Jul 17 17:03:57 UTC 2008

Jimmy Montague wrote:

> Ubuntu formatted the WD on the primary strap. It is hda. Ubuntu did NOT
> format either of the other two drives. The master on the secondary strap
> is still formatted NTFS. So is the Maxtor. I want EVERYTHING formatted
> Linux, in whatever fashion you guys think is best.
> How can I do that?   

Installing Gparted is probably a good way to go.  That will add a nice,
graphical, hard drive partition editor in your System -> Administration

course, we can always go old school and show you how to do this fun
stuff from a command line :)  (Fdisk/cfdisk and mkfs.ext3 commands, in
this case.)

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