Friday, August 19, 2011

Allocate Drive Space for Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal).

This tutorial will show you how to allocate drive space in case of Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal). Now suppose that we are going to install Ubuntu 11.04 and at first of the installation process we will meet Allocate drive space screen (the most important step in the installation process). In Allocate drive space screen Select Something else to partition your disk drive manually.

The Next screen shows sda1 partition for Windows Xp and free space, Now we are going to install Ubuntu 11.04 so we need to create / partition and Swap.
# Create / Partition: Select free space and press on Add button.

 Ubuntu 11.04 requires about 4.4 GB, So we should type a value more than 4.4 GB, Here in my case i put 6000 MB i.e 6 GB, From Use as i selected Ext4 journaling file system and from mount point i selected / .Press Add button to create / partition.

Now we successfully created / partition as sda2 as shown below

# Create Swap: In the previous screen select free space and press Add button. Swap doesnt need much space, Here in my case i put 500 MB, From use as select Swap area, No need to Mount point then press Ok button to create swap.

Now we have / partition and Swap so we are ready to install Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal). To start installation process press Install now button.


  1. what about the remaining free space.. from where can it be accessed

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