Partitioning MicroSD card for boot/storage
#1
Let me start by saying thank you for the people who have been super helpful already on the forums! 

I'm on a Mac, OSx, and I have a 32gb micro sd card that I've been using for a boot card since it's the smallest I currently have available. When burning any of the images using terminal, is there a way to partition the drive, and burn the image to the smaller partition, so I don't end up wasting the rest of the space on the card? 

Sorry for the newbish question, but I figure someone had to have run into this issue already and was hoping they could shed some light on it for me.

I'm trying to use it for a media center, and I'm leaning more towards Remix OS, is this the best choice for what I want to do? Thoughts? Better ideas? Cat Pictures? Let me know!
#2
Burn the image without partitions. Boot the system and use the package manager to install gparted. You can then add or change your partition with a gui interface. That will work for most any Linux install. Not sure about Remix.
#3
(05-01-2016, 04:34 AM)Leoncito81 Wrote: Burn the image without partitions. Boot the system and use the package manager to install gparted. You can then add or change your partition with a gui interface. That will work for most any Linux install. Not sure about Remix.

My next board is probably going to be a linux setup, so that will help when I get around to that project. Thank you!
#4
Linux is a fun learning experience


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(05-01-2016, 06:43 PM)Leoncito81 Wrote: Linux is a fun learning experience


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This is Pine64 goal, fun to learn.
#6
(05-01-2016, 06:43 PM)Leoncito81 Wrote: Linux is a fun learning experience


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no, no it isn't Big Grin
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#7
That's why I love Arch. Lots of documentation and you have to get your hands dirty. :-). Makes you think about what goes into the software


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