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I have a Windows installation and only one partition in my hard disk AS IN there is only C drive.

I want to install ubuntu 12.04 alongside it but i am not sure how much disk space i must allocate for Ubuntu. Actualy i just have 12GB space left on my harddisk and i am wondering if an ubuntu installation can be effectively made in such a small space or not. Please help.


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You should be fine. The Ubuntu Official Documentation recommends at least 5GB of hard drive space when installing with a desktop, which I assume you're doing.

You can read more here:

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thanks a lot...ill now give it a try – donnie May 2 '12 at 17:01

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