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    You don't mention where you are attempting to do the full install from.
    If from installation already on your machine, partitioning will fail as partitioning can NOT be done on a mounted drive.

    If from liveCD/USB then probably a glitch in the installer.

    Having had bad experiences in past with installer/partitioners I pre-partition disk before running install media then choose 'custom install' or 'use existing partitions'.

    Gparted works well for this-

    http://gparted.sourceforge.net/

    hth

    Answered by harv42
    12 months ago
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