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Old 4th August 2007, 23:50
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Question Kununut Feisty Fawn Partition Questions...

Hello All,

I recently a acquired a new HP system which comes with a 400GB hard drive. I've been using Kubuntu for quite some time now but I've formated the hard disk into 1 partition I've seen may options on the net to have separate partitions such as /var, /boot/, /opt/, /usr and /home etc..

What I would like to know is, what would be the best way to partition my drive instead of using the entire hard disk? I guess I can understand keeping my /home directory separate but what about the other partitions?

I would expect they are necessary from being clobbered in one way or fashion. My machine is running Kubuntu 7.04 only. No Windows or other OS'.

Thanks,

Steve
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The partitioning is totally up to you. But I stronlgy recommend that you have a swap partition, too. That should be roughly 2x the size of your RAM.
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