Click on the partition where you want to install Linux and then click new partition. They would have to do as much work as in ubuntu. Ubuntu doesn't require knowing how to partition a disc per se. Don't post image-macros, rage comics, or other drivel here. When you ask a question you should provide as much information about the circumstances as is possible. If you have a partition to use, you can click on it in the main window to highlight it, then click on the Change tab to edit it. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Staff Emeritus Is the partitions list empty like on that video? There is also an option to do 'advanced partitions'. After that I went to the demo mode of Ubuntu 10. Code: Boot Info Script 0. Ubuntu's installer should be able to use that space quite happily. Clicking change, +, or - crashes the installer page. I only use the manual partitioning method. Code can be found on Any issues can be reported Additionally, feel free to message us if your non-spam! The Ubuntu community on Reddit This subreddit is for news, information and general discussion related to Ubuntu.
Jun 10, 2010 So I have an external hard drive wd passport that I want to install ubuntu on. For the past 2 hours I've been trying to install Ubuntu. This same exact problem happens when trying to install Ubuntu 9. Please correct this list from the partition menu. You should not have to modify anything else about that or any other partition.
Delete the ext3 partition and leave a empty chunk of unpartitioned space on the drive. At least Ubuntu gives the option to delete everything and make a new clean install, damn vista recovery disks don't. When I try to do this, I come to an 'allocate drive space' window, but whatever I do I get the error message: 'No root file system is defined. I did for a reason: Wubi is based on Ubuntu 7. We're here to help, but the Ubuntu-provided support is where you should start your search.
I created a virtual machine called target ubuntu in vmware player and specied the iso file. I had my son upgrade from 10. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place! It sounds like you did not perform this third step. Now about the error that you see. Initially Linux was intended to develop into an operating system of its own, but these plans were shelved somewhere along the way. Must have run Raid some years back Thanks to all. These are the following partitions you have to make and if I were you I wound download Parted Magic to do all of your partition work But don't use partition magic or any other partition editor when you are about to install linux because you can do it when you are in the installation.
You should not create new partitions in Ubuntu, only edit the partitions that you already have. Below are the choices that I have made. It gives me this screen: I guess that partition never becomes part of the file system and I need to make it into a root filesystem? If that installation has gone awry for any reason, you won't be able to boot your computer until you do a completely new installation. Head to or for support or help. Then the boot screen gave me the choice: Windows or Ubuntu.
I get the option to boot either Ubuntu or Windows on startup but end up with the same error msg. When it came to preparing the disk space, I chose Manual as I presumed that is the option I needed to select my own partition to install Ubuntu to and selected the freshly partitioned space. It starts off as doing nothing with any of them. If you don't understand what I mean, I'll see if I can find an image for you in a sec! Im installing it on d portition which i deleted and is now free space, i have windows 7 on c. Just be sure you have chosen the option to install alongside Windows if you don't want to get rid of your Windows installation.
However, it appears Mint 8. It is not mounted any where. Can't seem to fix it. Not the answer you're looking for? Since you already have created a partition for Ubuntu, you don't want to do that. I created 100gb partition via diskutility fat32 and it seems I can't install ubuntu on this partition. If so, you should probably refer to Ubuntu's site for some installation assistance.
And still whenever I as root type in bash ll which would be short for ls- l i get output of the command ls -al So where aliases for root overwritten? I did for a reason: Wubi is based on Ubuntu 7. This requires you to make the decisions about how the disk is partitioned and how your partitions are mounted in the installed system. Notices Are you very new to Linux? When iso was specified it tells that it will be an easy install. Previous versions never had such problems. Mar 1, 2010 ive been recently experiencing some problems with my ubuntu studio 9.