Installing Ubuntu on a Toshiba laptop with Windows 8
jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Mon Oct 7 19:14:51 UTC 2013
On 10/07/2013 07:45 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 7 October 2013 03:24, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I know you can only have 4 primary partitions.
> Ah but hang on. You have listed 5 already. This should have clued you
> in that something was up, surely?
Which is why I came here seeking help. The partition figures I posted
came from the Ubuntu installer screen. Earlier when I had Ubuntu
running from the live dvd I looked at it with gpartd and all the
partitions I listed where displayed next to each other across the top of
My goal is to leave Windows 8 on the disk, not setup and unactivated so
if I need it in the future I could just set it up. Maybe that is not
even possible, I couldn't find any info about that by googling, but then
I am a poor googler.
> How big is the disk?
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