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awkwardpanda
January 6th, 2017, 05:18 AM
I'm fairly new to linux and ubuntu and have been trying to install ubuntu on a partition of my Seagate Backup Plus drive. I end up with the "starts with an offset of 2560 bytes". I googled the error and found that there seems to be an issue with seagate drives. I'm not sure how to fix it even after reading https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2291488.

Edit: Sorry, was late when I was typing this forgot to ask the question: Has anyone been able to install ubuntu on this drive and if so what were the steps?

gordintoronto
January 6th, 2017, 09:06 PM
Will you dedicate the drive to Ubuntu?

awkwardpanda
January 6th, 2017, 09:10 PM
I was originally planing on partitioning half of it for ubuntu and half for regular file storage but when that didn't work I tried using the full drive space but it still had the offset error only with a different offset.