Ubuntu Installation :: 10.10 Using Free Space On Hard Drive?

Oct 10, 2010

I've just downloaded 10.10, made install USB, removed the partition that used 10.04 (have home on an other partition), started the installation but the choice "install using free space" is removed from the installation. How can I install 10.10 using the free space on harddrive? WHY did they remove the choice "install using free space"

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Ubuntu Installation :: Rest Of Hard Drive For Free Space

Jan 16, 2010

I want to install Ubuntu Karmic Koala using only 12gb of space for the os itself and the rest of my hard drive for free space. How do I do this? I do not have any other os on my computer at all and I do not have access to any other os.Right now my ubuntu installation is taking up 72gb of my hard drive. I have barely any free space.

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Mar 20, 2010

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I have a small issue with a 1tb sata drive I've just instlled. It was brand new, and I've install maverick 64bit on it, now I'm a little puzzled about the amount of free space there is on the drive. If I open nautilus it shows the amount of free space in the bottom left section of the screen (see picture-1) This seems a little odd to me, where the hell has all the space gone? my entire home directory is a total of 40.3gb (see picture-2)

I've done some looking about and I can't seem to find out where the space has gone, I had a look at the drive using gparted and this is what I got (see picture-3) If you look at the pictures it seems I'm missing about 320 gb or so, any guesses to where the hell it's gone?

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Feb 24, 2010

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Jun 14, 2010

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Dec 14, 2010

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Jul 28, 2009

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May 15, 2011

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Jan 19, 2011

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Mar 6, 2010

find out the total amount of free unused partition space in a hard drive?

reason:

-- when i use fdisk to create a new partition; its hard to tell how much free space is available.
-- tried searching the net but found no answers. some suggested using cfdisk.
-- i don't have cfdisk installed on the centos 5.3 server. i don't think its bundled in the distro any more.

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Feb 2, 2011

I am trying to create an empty file based on the remaining hard disk space. The problem is that when I create a file that is 1 GB large, the df command shows the remaining space to be only 12 kb smaller than it was before the file was created.

someone@here:/tmp/delete# df
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda1 36827144 5031592 29924788 15% /

[code]....

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Aug 10, 2010

I dont want to wipe the whole drive, and i don't want to delete only particular files. I want to completely destroy all data in free space.I've found some articles about secure-delete package for linux that would allow erasing freespace with the command 'sfill,' but I can't find it in the repositories nor through google. This would be ideal but it seems maybe it's debian only.

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Dec 1, 2010

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Oct 14, 2010

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Jul 12, 2010

having trouble consolidating the free space on their Windows Vista partitions.

Most of the information you need is here: [URL]

The problem is that there may still be some system files running in the background that prevent all of your free space from consolidating. For some reason, I didn't find many partitioning guides that mention this.

If you find at Step 11 that your shrink space is still abnormally small, what you need to do is go back and open PerfectDisk. With "Consolidate Free Space" selected in the drop down box, click the "Boot Time" button. This allows PerfectDisk to consolidate free space while your hard drive is offline. Once this is done, go back to Step 10 and everything should work from there!

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Jul 5, 2011

My system is dual boot with win7 and ubuntu. I have free space of around 10 gb. I want to add this free space to my ubuntu drive. How can i do that?

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Jan 24, 2010

I downloaded the Ubuntu installer for windows and it gave me a pop-up saying:
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Aug 6, 2011

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Oct 16, 2010

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My plan is :
boot = 130MB
swap = 4096 MB
/ = 26000MB

Should I need separation of root(/). Like: /user, /tmp etc. If, then which media needs more space?? OR what should be the best choice?

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Jul 25, 2010

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Feb 22, 2011

I have a 1 TB hard disk(external). When i see the properties of hard disk ,its showing

total---931.5 GB
used----916.9 GB
free----14.6 GB

When i see ,using disk usage analyzer,its showing: total---832.7 GB

Is there any way of getting back free space?

I am attaching screen prints of properties and disk usage analyzer.

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I need to install Ubuntu inside of Windows XP, but the installer ask me to enter an (installation size) that should vary between 3 to 30GBs. I have an internal hard disk of 60GBs with 30GBs free. My question is if I allocated 30GBs for Ubuntu, would I be able to use this space in both Windows and Ubuntu? The only reason that I'm using the Wubi method is because I don't wand to lose space from portioning the hard drive.

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Sep 14, 2009

I installed Ubuntu 9.04 on my latop. I have an older 80 gig HP laptop with Windows XP. Currently, i have XP as the NTFS drive and it takes up about 72 gigs of space, the swap drive for ubuntu is about 256 MB and the ext-3 drive is 2.5 gigs. However, i have no more hard drive space to run or instal any programs on Ubuntu. So what i need to do is decrease the NTFS drive as i still have over 30 gigs of free space on my laptop and increase the ext3 drive to about 10 or 15 gigs and increase the swap drive?

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Jul 22, 2010

i made space by shrinking my window partition and so i have unallocated and would like to add to sda2 to have more space. Check out this pic. How can i do this?

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Jun 7, 2010

I was trying to install Fedora 13, on to my laptop. I have 30 GB of unallocated space in extended partition. When trying to install Fedora 13, I got stuck, as the installer says that there is no free space for installation.can convert the unallocated space into free space.

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Jan 7, 2010

I have an MSI Wind with Windows, Ubuntu Netbook Remix and another Ubuntu derivative installed on my 80gb drive. I recently acquired a 160gb drive, which I plan to put into the Wind. I cloned the 80gb drive, which left me with an identical configuration, plus 80gb of unallocated free space. The problem is that I already have 4 primary partitions; the last of them (adjacent to the free space) is divided up into 4 extended partitions. I tried to make the free space available in gparted, but it won't let me create a new partition because I already have 4 primaries. Is there some way I can get this into the last primary partition? I tried expanding the size of the extended partitions in the 4th primary partition, but gparted won't let me do this.

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Feb 5, 2011

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