Novice query: Installation Help

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Oct 2 19:22:33 UTC 2013

On 10/02/2013 04:28 AM, Colin Law wrote:
> 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?
I thought LVM as part and parcel to ext4? Just checking and it's not. 
Sorry. Ric

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