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Backup everything before doing any changes, as usual. (Helps a lot if something goes wrong) You are using Windows 7, so I suppose you will not have troubles regarding secure boot, UEFI etc. You have several options: Doing the formatting prior to the installation Using Ubuntu's auto-formatter Doing a manual formatting while installing Personally I use ...


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Clearing hard drive for a fresh start Launch a Linux livecd with parted or gparted (preferred) installed. This can be any Ubuntu installation disc or Linux rescue USB: Graphical Open gparted and select the hard you wish to wipe in the top left corner. You can see the two hard drives on my Chromebook, the 16GB internal SSD and my 64GB SD card. Ignore ...


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You have two hard disks (one 4GB and one 16GB), and the 16GB disk has LVM set up on it. So the structure would be like this: NAME sda ├─sda1 ├─sda5 sdb ├─sdb1 └─sdb5 └─ubuntu--vg └─ubuntu--vg-root └─ubuntu--vg-swap_1 The LVM volumes (the ones starting with /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-) are actually contained in /dev/sdb5. (You can use the lsblk ...



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