Novice query: Installation Help

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Oct 2 19:14:37 UTC 2013

On 10/02/2013 03:26 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> 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.

Ah, that explains why I had to hammer in a nail to get plain-jane eth0 
to work. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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