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So, when I installed Ubuntu a long time ago, I made five partitions.

  1. System Reserved 500 mb
  2. Windows 8 partition 250gb
  3. Ubuntu swap 5 gb
  4. Ubuntu "/" 10 gb
  5. Ubuntu "home" 40 gb

I only got 1 gb free on my "/" partition and I would like to resize the "home" partition to give at least 10 to 15 gbs more to the "/" partition...

What should I do?

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you can boot from ubuntu cd/dvd/usb instalation, choose "try ubuntu" search for "gparted" application on dash, launch it, and it will show you like this (example, it can different from yours) enter image description here

to resize, click the partition you want to change, click resize (red mark) and it will show like this enter image description here

to resize you can move (the red mark)

hope this will solve your problem

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I was right thinking about this, but wouldn't be risky? I've been told that there is a risk of data loss... Is it risky? or not? – Christian Jun 20 '13 at 1:45
i try this many time, but i haven't yet get any problem, or lose data, i recommend you to move the empty side (white color), it more safety, or for more safety back up your important data – fikriarroisi Jun 20 '13 at 2:09

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