when i install

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i know ubuntu gives me the option to shrink windows but will it partition my hard drive at the same time

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billybobjoel (nathan-lawson) said :

my hard drive is 40gb but im hoping that i don have to use more than 20gb

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Ryan Prior (ryanprior) said :

20 gb should be plenty (and then some ) to install and run Ubuntu.

When you shrink the Windows partition it does not format it - it leaves the data intact but decreases the amount of space on the hard disk used by Windows.

I hope your install goes well.

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