[ubuntu-za] How do you Kick Start this Thing?

Craig Harvey topexec88 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 18:12:54 BST 2009


Thanks Guys

You are the Bomb! :o)

On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 2:28 PM, Leo Kruger <krugerl1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Craig,
>
> The way I do my partitioning is:
> Swap space first: 2 x the size of my RAM. (on installing the GUI
> should have a mountpoint option of swap)
> / : about 20Gb
> /home: rest of drive.
>
> If you are going to make a /boot then make it about 512Mb...just to be
> safe...in case you feel like playing with kernels along the line.
>
> You should be able to see the windows partitions on the other drive
> with no problems.
>
> This is just more or less the way I setup my drives.
>
> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 2:05 PM, Craig Harvey <topexec88 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > 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
> file.
> >
> > 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
> >
> > Craig
> >
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