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[Bug 1017041] Re: shouldn't had a report or a note about install with 4 primary partitions ?


This happened to me when i tried to install Ubuntu from CD/DVD (standard install)  on HP - pavilion laptop with already 4 primary partitions. 
Not all but laptops sometimes comes with windows pre-installed (2 primary partitions for windows)  and 2 extra partitions , 1 for recovery and one is tools (HP-TOOLS in my example).
In this situation when you run ubuntu installer you haven't  option for "Alongside windows" . This option does not exist. 
The first option (instead "Alongside windows") is "inside windows" . Inside windows means something like wubi. 
This change happen cause ubuntu installer does not have the ability to create another partition.

To reproduce this , you must try to install Ubuntu (standard install) to
a laptop with already 4 primary partitions (pre-partitioning laptop from

Maybe i didn't explain the situation clearly  (my English knowledge is
responsible for that.. sorry)

When you do a wubi install you haven't any problems cause wubi don't
need partitioning .

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  shouldn't had a report or a note about install with 4 primary
  partitions ?

Status in Ubuntu Manual:
  In Progress

Bug description:
  Hi , 
  i didn't saw any report or just a note for a situation that a user might be faced. Its the situation when laptop comes with already 4 primary partitions.
  In this case the option "Alongside windows" does not exist , "inside windows" (the known wubi) its the first option instead.

  Manual version : Ubuntu 12.04
  Chapter and page : Installation , page 15
  Type of bug : Missing note or section. 
  Locate the ubuntu-manual.pdf here --> http://personal.crocodoc.com/HbPBlKU (installation chapter on page 15)


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