April 22, 2019

How Do I Partition My Drive For Linux Use?


  • May 29, 1999
  • By James Andrews
So you have decided to take the plunge and install Linux. You've looked at the documentation and have wisely decided to install Linux in its own partition. Linux works much better if it is running off its own partition type. But what is the next step? We will examine below some of the issues to do with partitioning disks including the different types of partitions. How much swap to allocate and how to rearrange disks to optimise use of disk space will be covered.

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