Today we are going to show How to Create, Delete and Resizing Hard Drive Partition Linux for installing linux OS without any data loss. And we also cover, How to manage and assign directory of Hard Drive Partition Linux step by step.
Minimum Requirements for Installing Linux OS:
Unlike any other Operating systems(OS), Linux distros are running with minimum requirements and also you can Install it has your second OS along with Windows, Mac and Chrome OS.
- Works fine on either 32 Bit and 64 Bit.
- 512 MB RAM enough(for some lightweight distros) and 2GB RAM is Recommended. (You can create swap area for addtional RAM, while Hard Drive Partition Linux).
- 2 GB hard disk space enough but 10 GB Recommended.
Must have Hard Drive Partition Linux:
For a better Linux experience, you want to separately create four types of partition in your Hard disk. Such as,
- Root(/) – OS files
- Swap area – Additional RAM create, if your system has low RAM.
- Boot – Boot menu
- Home – Personal files
If you want to Run Linux has your secondary OS, use below partition scheme,(for a 50 GB disk space).
- 10 GB for Root(/)
- 500 MB for Boot
- Swap area( Same as RAM of your System)
- Home (Remaining)
For 500 GB Hard Disk:
- 100 GB Root (50 GB enough)
- Swap area (RAM*2 of your system)
- Boot (1GB)
- Home (Remaining)
How to Partition Hard Drive for linux OS Install?
You can create and Resize Hard Drive partition in Live Boot. For that you need to create a Bootable drive of you desired OS. The below articles will help you to find Install Linux OS without any errors.
- Download your desired Linux OS
- Make Bootable Pendrive
- Enter in to Live Boot mode
- After entering live boot, Search for Gparted app.
- Then select a Partition, which one you want Resize or Create partition using unallocated space.
We hope this article will help you to manage hard disk partition for Installing Linux OS on your PC/Laptop. For more information and solution ask your queries in Comments.