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Installing Linux on VM

Postby iampraveen6 » Wed Apr 17, 2013 2:30 am

Hello All,

I would like to know the partitions to be created on my virtual machine.Below are my vm details

HDD space 8gigs
Ram 1gigs


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Re: Installing Linux on VM

Postby catweazel » Wed Apr 17, 2013 2:55 am

It would be helpful to know just what it is you are intending to install in that VM. For example, 8GB won't be enough if you intend to, say, install Mint 14 KDE and update KDE itself to a later version. But then, maybe you intend to install LMDE, or MATE or Cinnamon edition. Only you know so far.
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Re: Installing Linux on VM

Postby usbtux » Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:45 am

Either install using the automatic installer, which will make a root (Primary) and swap (extended) - home will be located within the root partition.
Or use the "something else" option and make root (primary) home and swap (both in extended).

8 GB is ok for a base install but you may want to make it a bit larger. LinuxMint tutorials.
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