add disk partition for SWAP (to do with ram)

Asked by jos on 2011-09-21

i installed Ubuntu i clicked create new partition table and just made 1 it said there was no room for SWAP how do i make one without reinstall?

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delance (olivier-delance) said : #1

Boot on Ubuntu CD.
Choose "Try" instead of "Install".
Then System->Administration->Gparted Partition Editor (or Disk Utilities).
Shrink ext4 partition to make free space, and then do a swap partition (at least 2GB or RAM size).

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