[ubuntu-za] How do you Kick Start this Thing?
hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 14:46:24 BST 2009
Craig Harvey wrote:
> O.K I know this is a really really basic question but Im a complete Newbie!
> I cant seem to install Ubuntu on my computer. It says it cant create a
> swap space and spits me out.
> Can someone explain how to setup the partition on a hard drive when
> installing it on a hard drive.
> You get ext 3, ext 2, file system and journaling file system and then
> there is logical.
> How do you set it up. If I want to setup say 10 Gig for the boot area
> and then 20 Gig for storing your data files and about 10 gigs for a swap
> Is the first part ext3 jouranling file system logical with mount point /
> - 'root' or should it be /boot?
> Also if I have a secondary hard drive that has data on it - from a
> previous windows installed machine - can I get Ubuntu to see the files
> on that second Hard drive?
> Thx for any help
This is what I do normally.
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