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I have a Ubuntu installation(sda3) with unallocated space that I want to use to use to increase the space of sda5 on the following picture:

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The only problem is I cant resize it, gparted says im already at the maximum size for that partition:

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Unallocated space needs to be contiguous to the partition to be resized. You will need to move swap to end of partition table first. Hope this helps.

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Thanks for the help, that worked perfectly – qwesr May 6 '13 at 22:07

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