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    Installing Linux Mint

    I have tried installing Linux Mint via a USB stick. Towards the end of the install I get an error message there is insufficient disk space. If I shrink the C: partition to create an un allocated partition would this work? If so what is the rule thumb for allocating space for Linux Mint? I...
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    The creation of swap space in partition #3 of SCSI3 (0,0,0) (sda) failed

    Hi, I wanted to download linux mint on my old laptop. When i was on install page, I created 3 partitions: - "/" root partition with 27 gb assigned - "/home" home partition with 30 gb assigned - swap area with 5913 mb assigned Then I clicked Install now. I was redirected to the region selection...
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    Trying to install Linux Mint 20.2 Cinnamon (64bit) on Dell Latitude 7480 (on internal M.2)

    Trying to install Linux Mint 20.2 Cinnamon (64bit) on Dell Latitude 7480 (on internal M.2) and it fails shortly after starting the installation process with: Cannot create file system on partition #2 /dev/nvme0n1 This is with all default options, including completely erase the whole hard drive...
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    What I am going to be doing the rest of my life

    Spent 8-9 hours trying to install Mint 19. Gave up then read that installing Mint 19 is not a good idea. So bravely on to 18.3!! Now on second try at Mint 18.3. I am sure it is not Mint. It is probably me. All I can say that Mint is not Windows. Most Windows stuff installs quickly and...
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