[xubuntu-users] Setting up a new install

John R. Sowden jsowden at americansentry.net
Wed Nov 25 21:59:31 UTC 2015

On 11/25/2015 01:12 PM, Marc Coevoet wrote:
> Op 25-11-15 om 22:07 schreef John R. Sowden:
>> I am attempting to set up a 14.04 lts xubuntu system on a 3 tb drive.  I
>> am trying to use "something else" in the setup menu.  The process is not
>> going like the instructions, and if I get to the fifth partition and
>> have a problem and want to go back, I loose all my work and have to
>> start over at "something else".  After 4 times, I'm here  :) .
> I have sometimes more luck when I take a live cd/usb, and run a 
> complete gparted, instead of the small partition program that comes 
> with the installation.  Sometimes, I need to install gparted in the 
> live session...
> in terminal, becoming root is simple, no password for live version ...
> Marc
sounds like a good plan.  I am more familiar with gparted anyway.  I 
have been using dosemu for years inside linux.  Now I want to optionally 
boot into dos to avoid printing problems from dos programs.

How do I add gparted to a live system? with an empty hd?


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