Ubuntu 12.04 partition configuration

Asked by gustav on 2013-04-19

Hello everyone! What would be the best partition config. for a WD 2 TB Hdd running Ubuntu 12.04 ? I have 4gb ram.
I was thinking of: Root, Home, and Swap partitions. Thank you.

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20gb root
4.4gb swap
The rest for /home

You could even give 30gb to /home instead and use the rest as a purely data partition which is accessible to all. Makes backup easier. There is no single best way to do it. There are simply options.

gustav (gustav521) said : #2

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.