[ubuntu] help with hdd partitions

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http://ubuntuforums.org – hi all im new linux user and i need help with creating partitions i have 750GB space on laptop and need something like this 1. partition where is ubuntu installation (so if i need reinstall i just format that partition) lets say 50GB of space (is that enough) 2. swap area (i read 4 GB that i need) 3. here i want like 200 GB for my work projects 4. rest of the space for fun like movies or something and question is what mount point i need to use and what type for them (ext4 and swap if i read correctly) and how do i keep moving (read and write on them) without using gksud (Hardware)