when i got my ubuntu cd in the mail

Asked by shaunrocks14

well i got my ubuntu cd in the mail today but in the ubuntu cd jacket it says i need 4GB but i only have 1.82GB ok what am i soposed to do?

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John Bruno (jbalaska) said :
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4GB is the bare minimum, you will actually need more HD space to use Ubuntu efficiently. Please give us more info on your computer setup, HD size, windows or other OS version (if any) installed. There may be options to free up some space for your new Ubuntu install.

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Jo-Erlend Schinstad (joerlend.schinstad) said :
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Wait.. This doesn't sound right. It'll require about 4GB _harddisk_ space, not memory. It sounds like you're confusing processor speed (maybe you mean 1.82GHz?) and space (4GB). It also needs the space to be unpartitioned space, meaning it's not enough to have some free space in Windows. However, booting from the live-cd should not be a problem in any case.

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shaunrocks14 (shaunrocks20) said :
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ok i i was confusing with the 1.82ghz thing ok so i do have 4gb but if i dont partition is that ok because i wanna git rid of windows all todether and install ubuntu so is it ok if i don't patition?

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shaunrocks14 (shaunrocks20) said :
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ok i i was confusing with the 1.82ghz thing ok so i do have 4gb but if i dont partition is that ok because i wanna git rid of windows all todether and install ubuntu so is it ok if i don't patition?

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John Bruno (jbalaska) said :
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If your sure you want to do away with windows and any files that may be on your HD. Boot from the LiveCD and when you start the install and get to the partition screen use "Guided use entire disk".

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