zerozero wrote:the post "as-is" is confusing, sorry to say
zerozero wrote:if i understand it you want to make/resize partitions to install lmde into it, right?
why don't you run gparted first, do the partitioning you have to do, close it and then start the installer?
i personally like KISS approaches: one partitioning tool to partition the drive and the installer to install the system
Meanwhile the version is installed, but I just wanted to say that I already tried this. Or rather, I exited the installer and rebooted the machine, then re-entered the installer. The installer still showed wrong partition info! I also then could not run the installation until I manually added user "mint" to the sudoers file in the LiveUSB.
Inkit wrote:I think what ZeroZero means to say is that when you startup from the live medium, you go to menu, open gparted and partition your drive. Once that is completed, you close gparted double click on the install icon and install.
Using the partitioning tool given in the installer does cause some problems and if you go far enough back through these forums you'll find a few that deal with your, or a similar, issue.
I actually tried to use gparted first from the LivePendrive, but it wanted a root password
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