It is normal for Ubuntu installation to remain at the "Detecting File Systems" stage for long? I followed all the steps as recommended, I have created the partition "/" and "Home", I am now waiting on the installation window while I get the message "detecting file systems". It's been about two hours.
Installing Ubuntu 14 from a DVD.
/homenot "Home." Both the
/at the beginning and the small
hare important. But this may not be the problem. Abort installation, boot again from Live USB/DVD and choose the "Try Ubuntu without installing" option. Run gparted maximized and capture the screen using the "Print Screen" button. Post the image in your question above.