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#1 SHABBONA RR

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 11:20 AM

OK, I've watched the video on installing Linux Mint umpteen zillion times, but every time I attempt to install it on my laptop, following the instructions to the letter, as far as I know, I get this message "No root file system defined, correct i the partition table." So what is going on, and what am I doing wrong?

 

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 11:23 AM

Why don't you let the install wizard do the partitioning for you? Are you doing it manually by yourself?


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Posted 25 August 2014 - 11:31 AM

I'm trying to partition it manually, according to the instructions on the video. I can't find it again to run it and refresh myself, but I think I followed the instructions correctly. I even ran the video on a desktop so I could read what he was doing, but I still must have missed something somewhere.

 

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 11:44 AM

You don't have to worry about how much space the installation will take. There is an option along the installation process where you will have a chance to specify how much space you want the installation to use. You will be presented with a "slider" to set the partition size manually. I am assuming it's the same for all Linux distro because that's how it is on the Distro I am using. are you dual-booting?


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Posted 25 August 2014 - 03:36 PM

I even ran the video on a desktop so I could read what he was doing, but I still must have missed something somewhere.


Did you set the partition mount point?

There should be a drop down menu for ''Mount Point'' where you should select ''/''




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