Novice query: Installation Help

Colin Law clanlaw at
Wed Oct 2 08:28:47 UTC 2013

On 1 October 2013 19:17, PM <worldwithoutfences at> 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

As some others have suggested, I recommend just going for the default.
 If you know enough to be able to benefit from a more complex setup
then you would likely not be asking here.

> 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?

Is LVM available on the 12.04 installer?


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