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I have a 3 hard-drive machine, and it's partitioned a bit oddly and I can't seem to figure out how to install Ubuntu.

I have a 120GB SSD & 1TB HDD in a fusion drive array, and a 2TB HDD split into 3 partitions:

  • 1TB HFS+ partition for Time Machine backups in OS X

  • 1TB Windows 8 partition that I later shrunk into 800GB and 200GB free space.

When installing Ubuntu, I only see a 1TB windows 8 boot manager partition, and can't access the 200GB of free space I set aside for Ubuntu. Any ideas?

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Using a Linux live CD such as Parted Magic, please type gdisk -l /dev/sdc and parted /dev/sdc print (changing /dev/sdc to the identifier for your problem disk). (If you use an Ubuntu live CD, you'll have to install gdisk and prepend these commands with sudo.) Edit your question and post the output here, adding four spaces to the start of each line. (Failing to add the spaces will make your response hard to read.) –  Rod Smith Aug 30 '13 at 15:59
Hi Rod, thanks for the answer. I've had a multi-hard drive failure since then, which was awful for my work but great in that now I have OS X & Ubuntu playing nicely with one another. –  user130173 Sep 5 '13 at 2:15

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