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How do I resize my current ubuntu partition? [duplicate]

I've got Ubuntu 10.10 installed to use my whole hard-disk, but would like to use the 130GB of free space I've got to create a new partition and do some development on Unity and Natty. Can I use ...
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Resizing my linux partition [duplicate]

So, I was getting rid of my openSUSE to install lubuntu. In the process, I didn't manage my hard drive partitions well enough and as a result, I lost my windows 7 partition. I got over the loss, and ...
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Partition resize [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system with C: drive with windows 227 GB E: drive in windows 185 GB Ext4 Ubuntu - 38 GB Linux swap - 4 GB I want to decrease the space from E: drive from 185 GB to say about ...
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How to split the disk partition having Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to create partition of my Hard Disk but the partition contains Ubuntu installed in it. I have GParted installed but since the partition contains Ubuntu I can't unmount. Is there any way I can ...
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How to create partition on single partitioned disk [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 lts I have 500 gb single partitioned hard disk on which this ubuntu is installed now i want to create two partition but when I try using gparted it is only showing ...
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Can I add more diskspace for extra use? [duplicate]

Am I able to add more disk space to the OS? I did the default during the install, and wondering in case I ever needed to allocate more.
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Help with partitions [duplicate]

I recently dual booted Windows and Ubuntu, giving Ubuntu 150GB of my 500GB hard drive. I have uninstalled all of the programs that work on Linux from my Windows and then reinstalled them on my Ubuntu, ...
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How do I shrink root partition? [duplicate]

I am in a sorta big trouble. I ran into problems with Win8 and after fading up about it I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was so frustrated I replaced Windows 8 and made a huge root directory of ...
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How can I change how much disk space Ubuntu has to use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to resize partitions? After many years of using windows vista on my old computer suddenly windows has died :( and I can't fix it any more :(. I only allocated I ...
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How To Create A Small System Partition For Mythbuntu [duplicate]

I have Mythbuntu 12.04 running with system files and MythTV recordings in the same partition. I'd like to repartition the disk (perhaps using a second interim drive) to make a small system partition ...
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how do i install ubuntu on ssd cache and maintain windows acceleration? [duplicate]

I hope this is the right place to ask this question. I just bought a lenovo u310 preinstalled with windows 7. It has a 32 GB ssd cache drive and a 500 GB hard drive. I want to install Ubuntu root ...
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Partition Problem [duplicate]

So I installed Trusty tahr alongside Xp yesterday because I got bored of the stupid green hill , it works like a charm BUT There's only one 6gb partition for the OS and I can't even resize it should ...
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How to extend files system [duplicate]

I am running trusty tahr under vmware fusion 6.03 on a MAC mavericks. I installed trusty tahr using defaults given by fusion - specifically a 20GB VM. I want to increase that to 40GB. Using VM ...
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Extending Harddisk space [duplicate]

Ok,so i had installed ubuntu on my hp laptop by completely removing windows 8.1.now the problem is that i have 500gb of disk space originally and ubuntu has used up arond 80 gb of it.I cannot access ...
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How to resize unbuntu partition without re isntalling ubuntu [duplicate]

i am using ubuntu 13.10.when i typed df -h , terminal shows the following information Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda7 28G 26G 0 100% / none 4.0K ...
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Deleting and Formatting partition [duplicate]

So, I just deleted the XP partition on my hard-drive, and now have 30 Gb of extra space. But that space isnt being used by my Ubuntu file-system, and I'm getting warnings that there is only about 200 ...
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Increase disk space for Windows in a dual-boot configuration [duplicate]

I have a dual-booted computer with Windows 8 and Ubuntu. I need more hard drive space for Windows, so I want to lower the amount of space I gave the Ubuntu partition. How can I do that?
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Difficulty in partitioning after installation [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu12. While installing I haven't created any Partition. I am trying to create one now, but it not allowing me to do that, saying, 'The device is busy'. Please help.
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Need to create a Partition after installing Ubuntu

I have a 1TB hard drive. :P The problem is that I've already installed Ubuntu 12.04, but I did not make any separate partitions beside the one the operating system is installed on. Now I want to ...
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How to create partition without formatting drive?

I am have some doubts in partition my external drive. I am have external drive of capacity 2TB formatted in NTFS . 1.5 TB is used in hard drive. I want to create one partition of 200 GB in FAT . But I ...
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How do put two operating systems on one DVD-R? [duplicate]

How would I go about installing Ubuntu 32 and 64 bit 12.10 on the same disk? I would really like to do this if you could help. I'm on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit ATM if that helps. Edit: What I meant was ...
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How to reduce the size of initrd.img on Ubuntu 13.04

with my latest upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04, the initrd.img-3.8.0-21-generic file is now 32M. This is creating me problem with upgrading to newer kernels as I have /boot partition of just 96MB. What can I ...
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How can I see where Ubuntu has been installed on my HDD?

I have a dual boot PC with Windows XP & Ubuntu which I recently installed. I can't see any of my Ubuntu files in XP. Where is Ubuntu installed on my computer? While installing Ubuntu, I used the ...
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Partition the hard drive after Ubundu 14.04 installation [closed]

I want to know if I can create a partition on my hard disk after installing Ubuntu on it. I want to create partition as we do it in Windows like D: or E: drives etc. Now I done the installation Ubuntu ...
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How to partition my drive?

OK I have installed Ubuntu 13.10. I have my files on a hard drive. Now I want to put them back on my computer but I am nervous. I have already erased the drive. (I thought it would just replace ...
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I can't see the “Something else” option while installing Ubuntu

few days ago, I was updating my ubuntu from 12.10, to 13.04, but unfortunately my PC did turn off with no reason (I actually had problems with that by lasted days, but it doesn't matter) and now, when ...
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Forgot to add swap memory during installation [duplicate]

In my ignorance I didn't add swap memory to my install. So my question is, can I work without it and if not how can I add it to my existing install? Love to get some feedback!
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Extended partition

I am not allowed to have more than 4 partitions.During installing Ubuntu I am not allowed to have swap area because of this problem.What should I do?
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assistance recovering/reinstalling/installing ubuntu and win7 [closed]

New computer with Windows 7 installed, I defrag, shrink, re-boot from Ubuntu LiveUSB, go to gparted and look at partitions before installing Ubuntu....for some reason Win7 is still taking up 400G of ...
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How to add memory or delete files to \boot volume? [duplicate]

I have only 6 free Mb on "boot volume". How can I find for not-used files to remove? Or is it possible to add memory to this unit?
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Ubuntu installation not showing correct HDD size

I am a complete newbie to Linux family ( been with Windows till now). I am trying to install Ubuntu from my USB drive so that my laptop has both windows 7 and Ubuntu along side. When I am selecting ...
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How can I setup my SSD+HDD-setup the best way?

I have recently build a new system with a 256GB SSD and a 3TB HDD. I want to save all my files on my HDD while my programs and Ubuntu 14.04 should run on my SSD to boost the performance. I might also ...
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Do I absolutely need to format my Ext HDD in order to use it to install Ubuntu?

My goal is to run Windows 8.1 on my Laptop from the factory-installed HDD, and use the same EXT USB 3.0 HDD that I use to backup my files as the location for my Ubuntu Install. I am under the ...
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Installation Ubuntu 14.04

I am a new Ubuntu user. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop's hard drive which was completely empty without partitions. When installing I could not define partitions or by selecting Options that ...
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I want to delete a partition

I want to dual boot windows 8 and linux so, i need to create a separate partition for linux. All i wanted on the new partition is 15gbs. My computer wont let me "shrink volume" to create the ...
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Ubuntu partition resize help

Here's what my current partition table looks like: Now, I'd like to increase the size of my Ubuntu partition (/dev/sda8) to, say, 20 GB. But it seems to me there's no way to do that other than ...
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Where is my Ubuntu OS files located?

I'm running Windows 8.1 box. I chose to install Ubuntu 14.04 "Along Side of Windows." What I want to know is where are the Ubuntu files stored? See the image below. Thank you for your time. ...
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Formatting ubuntu

I had dual boot with windows and ubuntu for a long time now. Today I decided to uninstall windows and format ubuntu. The first thing I did was remove the partion where the windows OS was installed. ...
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Resize Partitions on A Remote Server

I have two partitions, one is about 1.8TB (home) and the other is 20GB (root). I want this to be the other way round, 1.8TB (root) and 20GB (home). I've been reading for some time, but am struggling ...
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Can I create another partition on a single partition system?

I have a system running Ubuntu 13.10 in a single partition. I need to create another ext4 partition, is it possible without reinstalling Ubuntu? Please show me the procedure, if it is possible.
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Can I manage system resources Ubuntu? [closed]

I want to format and partition drives with Ubuntu. Is the OS a fully integrated thing like Windows?

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