View Full Version : [ubuntu] Partition sizes

March 30th, 2009, 06:00 PM
How much should be set aside to use for the root partition? I have a 160GB hard drive, and so far I've set aside 20GB for root. I'm just separating my home from root so I can easily administer upgrades to new versions.

March 31st, 2009, 04:10 AM
You should be fine with 20 gigs for /.

March 31st, 2009, 04:14 AM
if its a concern, you might be able to trim it back to 10 -
I have Ubuntu-Studio installed on this box with a 20 gig root on a separate hard drive and ...

Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sdb1 19G 5.1G 13G 30% /