Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have bought a new Asus k55vj laptop and I have installed Windows 8. Now i want to install ubuntu 12.10 but ubuntu installation does not detect my disk partition. It only shows all hard disk and want me to delete all hard disk. How can I solve this problem?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

It seems you need to shrink existing partition to create new partition(for ubuntu installation).

You can use GParted tool in ubuntu live cd/usb or you can do it using windows partition manager.Remember do not format the new partition(it will be taken care of by ubuntu installation).

Then use the ubuntu live usb/cd to install ubuntu.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.