Install of Mint after Windows

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canardblanc
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Install of Mint after Windows

Post by canardblanc » Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:14 am

How many gb of space are required to install the latest version of Mint? Windows XP is alreadsy installed on a 160gb hard drive.

Thanks for your help.

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Re: Install of Mint after Windows

Post by jungle_boy » Thu Jan 15, 2015 11:17 am

At least 10 GB.

Defragment XP and back up your files before installing Linux Mint.
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Re: Install of Mint after Windows

Post by canardblanc » Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:51 pm

Thanks for the reply, jungle_boy !re Mint is to be installe

No problem meeting those requirements. My current problem appears after selecting the partition where Mint is to be installed. It says:
No root file system is defined
Please correct this from the partitioning menu.

Don't know how to do this... :cry:

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Re: Install of Mint after Windows

Post by Cosmo. » Thu Jan 15, 2015 1:26 pm

When you have marked the right partition, you click on Edit Partition, there you have to select / (just slash) for the mount point.

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Re: Install of Mint after Windows

Post by canardblanc » Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:46 pm

Thanks, Cosmo!

Worked just fine. Got Mint installed. :D Happy camper!

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Re: Install of Mint after Windows

Post by jungle_boy » Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:16 pm

Welcome to world of Linux, welcome to world of freedom, canardblanc !
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