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Win7 had a lot of problems so I finally got disgusted with it and deleted the entire partition. No I have 263 GB of unused HDD. How can I make Ubuntu use it? I don't know how to extend Ubuntus' partition to include it!

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If you have already deleted the space and it is unallocated, boot to the Ubuntu live CD and run GParted which will allow you to expand your partition, create a new one, etc.

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If not running Windows I would not make it a NTFS partition, but I would just create a ext4 data partition. Then you can mount that in your system. Moving partitions around can take a while and may cause issues if interrupted for any reason. But if creating new data partition you will need to set ownership & permissions to easily use it. – oldfred Sep 27 '13 at 18:16
Thank you. I still have the disk but it says: It's an older version. Either way, I'll give it a shot or make a new disk with an up-dated version. Thank you again. Have a good weekend. – Nickoli Vastolof Sep 27 '13 at 18:34
Could very well happen if you installed say 12.04 and did a distro upgrade or something similar. But yea you are on the right path burn a newer dvd and use GParted from a live session. – RedHatcc Sep 27 '13 at 19:10

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