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I set up a partition of about 200gb and installed ubuntu from a usb stick. When I run "free -g" from the command line I only see 5 gb of total space. During the installation I clicked install along side windows but was never asked about partition space, which I thought was weird. Do I have to re-install ubuntu to fix this? If this is true, I did try rebooting with the usb stick in, but it was not recognized during the boot process.

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boot ubuntu live disk,click on try ubuntu option , open gparted partition editor from Dash,then upload it's screenshot to imgur.com and post the link here. –  Avinash Raj Jan 17 at 3:58

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Yes,you can adjust the hard-drive space without reinstalling Ubuntu using Ubuntu live disk and Gparted partition Editor.

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It seems as though I was maybe misinterpreting the results of the free command to be available hd space. (Fortunately?) I can't verify your solution. –  user236718 Jan 17 at 20:52
    
Upload gparted screenshot. –  Avinash Raj Jan 17 at 21:42

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