I want to dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 on a Sony Vaio notebook. When the option comes up to drag the divider left or right for setting the partition size, it does not specify which would be the ideal partitioning. I'm new to Ubuntu, and really like it. My question is which way should I move the divider, and how much memory to allocate to each side? Thanks for any help you could offer.
In order to avoid some boot problems, I generally recommend:
See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DiskSpace for more info.