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I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a partition, dual booting with Ubuntu 12.04. Now I would like to remove the partition and Ubuntu 13.04 without having to lose Ubuntu 12.04 or reformatting the entire hard drive.

How can I do this?

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its 13.04 run on dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 –  MrMcDud Feb 3 '13 at 0:39
    
Which "partition" are you wanting to remove? 12.04, or the other OS? –  Thomas W. Feb 3 '13 at 10:12
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From Ubuntu 12.04, Install gparted, running it, identifies Ubuntu 13.04 partition is installed, right click and delete partition. Make sure your boot partition is Ubuntu 12.04 or MBR, before restart.

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Use a virtual machine, and have the VM reside on either the Ubuntu side, or the other OS side.

VirtualBox is an easy-to-use VM system, but if you plan on running 13.04 all the time, you're better off not using a VM.

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