GNU/Linux Fedora 35 Custom Partitiong – Step-by-step Guide
Hi! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How to Custom Partitioning a GUID/GPT Formatted Disk for Fedora 35 GNU/Linux Desktop Installation on a Microsoft Windows or macOS PC.
And this Custom Partitioning on Fedora 35 is intended for a Dual Boot Setup on a modern Computer with Microsoft Windows or macOS OSes.
Because nowadays on the UEFI based Devices the GUID system have replaced the Legacy MBR.
Especially relevant: the Fedora Setup on a GPT Partition Table in a BIOS Machine Require a Boot Volume is made prior to Installation.
So the Fedora Installation on a GPT Device require a little BIOS Boot Partition of 1/2Mb of Size.
Finally, this process is intended to be made by a Fedora Live OS.
1. Making BIOS Boot Partition
So we need to Setup a little BiosBoot Partition
First, on Wizard choose the Advanced Custom Setup:
2. Making Root Partition
Next make the Main Partition
This is where the entire OS File System will reside.
So like before Add it:
But to make it simply you can just Confirm the proposed ext4 formatting:
A Label is purely Optional.
Choose the wanted Size leaving, if possible, from 2 to 32 Gb for the Swap Space.
This depending from your Machine RAM Size, increase it linearly with it, for more insight see: An introduction to Swap Space Space in Linux Systems.
To know how the Swap is Not Required but it is useful because the Linux Kernel move some ever used Stuff into it.
Confirm changes with
3. Making Swap Partition
Last, create the Swap Space
At this point you already know how to make it:
Finally, Accept Changes with :