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post #11 of 25
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Thanks for all the responses. I know the problem, using parted magic 6, I formatted to NTFS (which won't work for Linux) so I formatted it to FAT32 and runs Kubuntu like a charm

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post #12 of 25
Woah woah, don't run Fat32!!! You should be using a more native FS for linux, try EXT3 (preferably EXT4 now) and use that. Trust me, you'll want too.
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post #13 of 25
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Oh Jeez.

You kidding? I have tonnes of files and stuff on this already (50GB+).

Please trell me you are taking the P*ss?
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post #14 of 25
Well I guess you don't have too but everyone would recommend doing it. I would strongly suggest doing it, hell a lot of people would.
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post #15 of 25
Err, if you've formatted to FAT32 you've lost them already.....?
If you've got the spare capacity (or DVDs), just back them up, format to ext4, then copy back.
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post #16 of 25
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I've already lost them?

What do you mean,?
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post #17 of 25
When you format, it wipes all the files off the partition
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post #18 of 25
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Yeah, I know that. I mean after I formatted it, I have made lots of *downloads* etc. and have large number of files already.
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post #19 of 25
Ah, well there's no problem using that partition as your "/home" folder (just don't format it when you install), but for the rest of the OS you should create a new partition formatted to ext4 (and mount "/" there). You may need to shrink the existing FAT32 partition to make space - this is probably safest from within Windows, but I'm sure someone here can provide guidance if you only have access to Linux now
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post #20 of 25
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I only have access to linux, but I have PartedMagic6 on a Linux magazine CD if that helps..
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