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I installed ubuntu 11.10 64bit along side windows. I gave it 19GB but now i'm running out of space.

Is there any "easy" way to make it larger?

share|improve this question… – Tachyons Mar 23 '12 at 17:33

If you're comfortable with it, I recommend using the Parted Magic Live CD:

After booting the CD, you can use the GPartEd software included to resize the partitions.


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I will check that out. But should i do it from ubuntu or windows? And how can i do a backup, I am very new at ubuntu/linux. – Rúnar Mar 23 '12 at 18:04
You can use Dejá Dup to do the backup for Ubuntu- it's installed by default with it. For Windows, I believe it also includes a tool, and some googling should find it for you, though I don't know what it is off hand. With the CD, I'd make it from the Linux side, and then reboot. – Ethan Mar 24 '12 at 16:28

I can use the Gparted tool to do a redimentioned partition of windows. find him in "System > Administration > Partition editor. or you can download a live-cd in

Open Gparted, click on "update devices", click on the partition and then in Redimension. [EDIT] From Ubuntu, of course. :)

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I installed GParted but my boot hard drive seems not partitioned – Rúnar Mar 23 '12 at 19:54
Did you used Wubi to install Ubuntu? – Jnts Mar 23 '12 at 20:14
I downloaded the cd from and choose install along side windows. – Rúnar Mar 23 '12 at 23:19

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