i can't install completely

Asked by Christopher on 2019-09-11

i want to format all my drives and uninstall windows completely. not sure if i can do that or not because i have no idea what i'm doing. i believe i made the correct partitions just have never used anything but windows and not sure what i did wrong. thanks

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: ubiquity
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.0.0-23.24~18.04.1-generic 5.0.15
Uname: Linux 5.0.0-23-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.7
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.394
Date: Tue Sep 10 22:17:47 2019
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper quiet splash ---
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20190805)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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This question was originally filed as bug #1843519.

Bashing-om (bashing-om) said : #1

Hello Christopher -

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker.
This is more a proper partitioning issue, in which help will be available in the other venues.
This report is forwarded to the support tracker.

We understand the difficulties you are facing, but it is better to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. You can also find help with your problem in the support forum of your local Ubuntu community http://loco.ubuntu.com/ or asking at https://askubuntu.com or https://ubuntuforums.org. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs.

Bashing-om (bashing-om) said : #2

Christopher -

On the support tracker.
Please boot the installer to "try ubuntu" mode and post back the output of terminal command
sudo parted -l
If it is your desire to manually set up the partitioning, We see here what you have done and if there is additional work entailed.

Be aware that the simple way to install ubuntu - that uses the entire disk drive - is to choose "erase disk and install ubuntu". A large drive and this may not be the "best" option.

Please advise on how you want to proceed to install ubuntu :)

best regards

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #3

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