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Published on May 18, 2011
Tutorial on how to use the Ubuntu Manual Drive Partitioner (Something Else option on Ubuntu 11.04) provided in the Ubuntu system Installer. In this video I explain about drive partitioning and give an example of deleting an old Linux install, resize Windows partition, and explain what the other partitions on your harddrive might be.
2:48 Ubuntu Manual Partitioner 8:35 How to use GParted
The Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) tend to leave a boot partition and a Windows recovery partition.
FAT32 tends to be a small bootup partition NTFS is used for Windows and Windows backups
I recommend using Ext4 for Ubuntu You'll also need a Linux Swap partition, which should be at least 1Gb, but its worth allocating more if you have enough harddrive space available.