Novice query: Installation Help

Gene Heskett gheskett at
Wed Oct 2 07:26:12 UTC 2013

On Wednesday 02 October 2013 03:25:32 Ric Moore did opine:

> On 10/01/2013 02:17 PM, PM wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have downloaded the Ubuntu LTS 12.04.3 and want to install in the
> > whole of the space of my PC. Please let me know about how much
> > partition should I allocate for each partition or should I go with
> > the default one, means letting Ubuntu itself decide what to do (since
> > I have to use whole of the disk). The details are as follows:
> > 
> > RAM size: 2 GB
> > Hard-disk size: 230 GB actually but they say it is 250 GB
> > 
> > Further, if I should go with LVM or not? If it is really useful, I
> > would use it but if I have to go with it, how to use it during the
> > installation?
> just take the defaults. Pesonally I wouldn't mess with partitions unless
> I had a bigger harddrive. The defaults will use the entire drive, it
> will use the ext4 file system (LVM) and you'll be good to go.
> One note. some have experienced wifi network problems unless you use the
> live session to install from. Then it is reported to be completely
> successful. Ric

Tain't just wifi Ric, its all networking.

Cheers, Gene
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