[xubuntu-users] Setting up a new install

flocculant at gmx.co.uk flocculant at gmx.co.uk
Wed Nov 25 22:08:29 UTC 2015

On 25/11/15 21:59, John R. Sowden wrote:
> 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?
> John
gparted is installed on the livecd - just search for it in the menu

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