Update on my Chromebook adventure.
Kubuntu is up and running and looks great. TINY, but nice. I just posted this comparison shot in the Chromebook thread--it's my new and old laptops:
I never was given partitioning choices, despite following the ChrUbuntu instructions to the letter.
gParted shows a file system as I described earlier: /dev/sdaX
where X=1 through 12, plus three unallocated
; it reports file systems including unknown
; there is no 'mount point' column, and each partition I've clicked on shows 'not mounted.'
Since I didn't have partitioning choices, I don't have my usual, carved in stone, partitions:
Of course I'll be tinkering with it to see what I can do about that.
with /dev/root mounted on /.
Still a lot of exploring/understanding to do...