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Poll Results: Which Linux Desktop do you use?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 12% of voters (103)
    Gnome 2 / Mate
  • 10% of voters (85)
    Gnome-Shell
  • 13% of voters (117)
    Unity
  • 18% of voters (158)
    Cinnamon
  • 17% of voters (148)
    KDE
  • 15% of voters (134)
    XFCE
  • 4% of voters (39)
    LXDE
  • 1% of voters (15)
    Enlightenment / E17
  • 6% of voters (55)
    OpenBox / FluxBox
  • 3% of voters (30)
    Awesome / DWM
  • 9% of voters (81)
    Other
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post #6371 of 7733
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OK I'm done with my physics exam so I'll try to install ARCH but this time without any SWAP partition,I'll let you guys know once I'm done but I was wondering if someone could tell me how to customize my OS once it's ready or post link of a how to cause I'm thinking of using another window manager
pacman -S name-of-wm
post #6372 of 7733
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pacman -S name-of-wm

K,I'll have to fix the partitioning issues first.....*sigh*

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/dev/sda1 swap
/dev/sda2 root
/dev/sda3 home

mkswap /dev/sda1
swapon /dev/sda1
mkfs.ext4 /dev/sda2 <---pick a file system
mkfs.ext4 /dev/sda3 <---pick a file system

mount /dev/sda2 /mnt
mkdir /mnt/home
mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/home

pacstrap -i /mnt base base-devel

genfstab -U -p /mnt>>/mnt/etc/fstab

arch-chroot /mnt

and I assume you have the rest
 
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I think it's because you are exceeding the 4 primary partitions you're allowed
 
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I think it's because you are exceeding the 4 primary partitions you're allowed

I know and that's why my last 2 partitions are logical hence sda5,sda6 and no sda4

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post #6377 of 7733
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I think it's because you are exceeding the 4 primary partitions you're allowed

That only matters on MBR drives. GPT was invented to get around this limitation among other things.
post #6378 of 7733
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That only matters on MBR drives. GPT was invented to get around this limitation among other things.

Still I can only create 4 primary and no more and like I said on the other thread I'm not sure if that GPT partition belongs to the windows installation......

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post #6379 of 7733

OK guys I'm almost done (thanks to gparted which was way better than the POS called cfdisk)I only have one small problem which is the bootloader *sigh*

 

First here's my partition table:

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I created that last one for GRUB but I'm getting an error while installing :/

 

Edit:IT WORKS!I installed syslinux instead :p now I have to restore the windows boot option.....


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