Ubuntu partitioning

By Shadowrunner ยท 4 replies
Nov 28, 2005
  1. How do I create another partition for Ubantu without destroying my Windows one?
  2. Shadowrunner

    Shadowrunner TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 106

    i would like to know as i want to install it without destroying anything
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    As the Ubuntu installation notes say in plain English, the installer will resize your existing partitions to make room for Ubuntu.
  4. Shadowrunner

    Shadowrunner TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 106

    it says not enough space, oh well, guess i gotta get another hard drive...
  5. Ph30nIX

    Ph30nIX TS Rookie Posts: 243

    well i tried Ubuntu, the partitioning thing in there is dodgy as anything. I already made some raw data using Partition Magic, then it took me like 30mins to work it out, but not only that, ubuntu wouldnt read off my cd/dvd combo drive so i had to get an old one. After working out how to install it, the ubuntu installer froze at about 10% into the installation and then when i rebooted my windows partition was stuffed and would not boot, i had to restore and lost all the data on my C:\ partition.

    just make sure you know what your doing first.
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