I'm using Windows 7 on my laptop (2GB RAM, 250 GB HDD). I want to install Ubuntu and remove Windows 7. I have Partitioned my laptop into 2 partitions: , C Drive - 105 GB and D Drive - 145 GB. I want to install Ubuntu on C drive  *All my data in D drive * no backup*

I have already selected the "Try something else option "

/dev/sdb1 ntfs        104855 MB unknown  C drive
/dev/sdb5 ntfs        145192 MB unknown  D drive

I need help using the "Try Something Else" Option

My course of action:

laptop power on >>boot>>>>>>>>>ubuntu >>next>>something else>>partition.

  • Click he 'Do Something Else' option
  • You will be presented with graphical layout of partitions on your hard drive.
  • Double click /dev/sdb1
    You will now be presented with a dialog box. Select "Ext4 Journaling system" in 'Use as'dropdown menu
  • In the 'Mount Point' Dialog, select '/'
  • Make sure 'Format this partition' checkbox is selected.
  • Now click OK and continue with installation. Click 'Install Now' to start installing
    If it says something about swap, just ignore it.
  • Please mark as solved if it really solves your problem – cshubhamrao Oct 25 '13 at 10:18
  • still detecting file systems ........ – dani Oct 25 '13 at 11:13
  • how long it will take to complete? – dani Oct 25 '13 at 11:22
  • still detecting file systems ...... – dani Oct 25 '13 at 11:23

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