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Re: [vox-tech] Need Partitioning Advice
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Re: [vox-tech] Need Partitioning Advice



Hey Bob you'll probably get lots of different responses, but my two cents are:

2GB swap
20GB /
everything else /home

Scott


On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 11:15, Bob Scofield<scofield@omsoft.com> wrote:
> I'm planning to install Linux on my wife's computer because she does not like
> Vista.  I'm going to create a dual boot and will have 111GB for Linux.
>
> I am thinking of a simple partitioning system with separate partitions for:
>
> /
> /home
> swap
>
> My wife has 2GB of RAM, and I was thinking of making swap 4GB.
>
> My first question is how big should / be?  On my desktop it's 8GB, and on my
> laptop it's 13GB.  I'm not anywhere near using up the space on either of
> those machines.  How about 13GB?
>
> I notice that my desktop has a separate partition for /tmp.  Should I create a
> separate /tmp partition for my wife?  If so, how big should it be?
>
> Is there any special difficulty in creating a dual boot system with Vista?
>
> Thank you.
>
> Bob
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