catweazle wrote:As you have decided to quit from windows I would suggest to convert the data partition as well. You should backup your data anyway, so in that case it is no problem to use ext3.
ultra wrote:There's only 120 gb on my laptop and about 2/3 of it is dedicated for music and movies. Thanks for the quick replies. Much Appreciated.
I'm thinking of just doing 2 partitions for now till I get an external drive or a networked one. 120gb isn't much to work with, especially if you want to partition it to 3 drives. Or is it?
MagnusB wrote:3 partitions is not necessary. I would suggest keeping the ntfs partition with all your files and use manual partition to delete Windows, first create a swap (1.5 x RAM, or equal to RAM depending on how much RAM you got), and then use the rest of the free space to make a root partition (ext3, mount point /).
You could change the ntfs partition to ext3 later on, but if you don't want to backup all of your files now, you could just stay with ntfs for now.
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