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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all I have been using Ubuntu from the disc for a few days and plan to install as I am really pleased with its perfomance. I am still figuring out what the best way to do that is. I have a emachines with T3300 processor running W7 and I am not sure about how or what size partitioning. Its quite a job trudging through the forums trying to locate a similar thread for information and as time is not my friend, any tips on a related forum or any direct tips would be highly appreciated. The reason I came across Ubuntu is because I was given an acer3000 32x for my daughter but it was full of viru (Hardware)