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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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0answers
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I want to increase the size of my boot partition (Ubuntu 14.04 version) [duplicate]

I read in another post that kernels are distributed as new releases rather than upgrades. I didn't know this when I was allocating space to my partitions during my initial install of Ubuntu. As a ...
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1answer
14k views

How to give Ubuntu 14.04 more disk space [duplicate]

My original OS was / is W7 and whenever I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS it gave me 17GB of space but now I want to expand it for certain applications. I kinda am new to the whole disk and partitioning ...
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2answers
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How to resize Ubuntu & Windows partitions? [duplicate]

I've set my grandson's laptop to be able to dual boot (Vista and Ubuntu). I'd like to give as much space as possible to Ubuntu as Windows isn't used much. I'm pretty noob to Linux and have no real ...
2
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3answers
12k views

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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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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1answer
8k views

How to extend/increase ubuntu disk space on a dual boot win7/ubuntu 12.4 [duplicate]

I have installed Windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 as dual boot on my 320 GB laptop. I have three partitions. 200 GB - Window's 7 is installed in it. 100 GB - NTFS partition (un used). 20 GB - Ubuntu 12....
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0answers
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Resize primary partition [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a 500GB HDD and I want to make another partition just for storage. I tried with gpart but I can't resize it. How can I do this?
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1answer
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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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2answers
528 views

Why I can't partition my drive in Ubuntu using gparted? [duplicate]

My problem is that when attempting to resize the dev / sda2, both the minimum and the maximum size, are of the same value (which is the disk size: 708 862 MB). What should I do?
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1answer
465 views

How to shrink an Ubuntu 14.04 partition, without losing data? [duplicate]

I just purchased a new Dell Inspiron 5558 laptop with built-in installed Ubuntu 14.04, that has a single partition and I have only one problem: I want to shrink my 1TB drive partition; this Partition ...
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1answer
579 views

How do I resize hard disks on ubuntu 14.04 lts? [duplicate]

After having installed Ubuntu on to my Toshiba Satellite laptop, I realised that I had mistakenly set up the boot partitioning wrong after experiencing lagging issues. Instead of having 200gb of ...
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1answer
461 views

How to increase the partition size of Ubuntu 14.04 installed under Windows 7? [duplicate]

I have windows 7 as primary OS. In past year I installed Ubuntu 14.04 from live USB. I don't use Wubi. Now I have to increase the partition /dev/sda6 size of Ubuntu. user:~$ df -h Filesystem ...
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1answer
447 views

Shrink Windows Partition, Extend Linux Partition [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu with 10GB of space, hoping it'd be sufficient. Needless to say, 3 months later I am out of room. I'd prefer just to extend my Ubuntu partition, but I'm already out of room on my HDD....
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2answers
162 views

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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2answers
153 views

How do I make space to resize the root (/) partition? No free space on root, cant uninstall software nor update [duplicate]

The main question is how to make space in root (/). After this I want to resize the root partition, this topic can be found on: How to resize partitions? or elsewhere. I'm a little bit confused. No ...
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1answer
364 views

Unable to partition Ubuntu after installation [duplicate]

installed Ubuntu 14.04 against Windows 7. I installed GParted to partition my harddrive since it had occupied entire disk. But, I'm not able to repartition. Note: After installing Ubuntu replacing ...
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2answers
248 views

Help managing ubuntu 14.04 partition size [duplicate]

I currently just have ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. The partition for it is very large, 110.85gb out of my 120gb. I tried to resize it but I can't change it as the minimum = its maximum size. How can I ...
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1answer
269 views

SDA1 almost full. What do i do? [duplicate]

Ive been using my ubuntu 14.4 system for awhile now.Its just Ubuntu,i havent installed it along any other os.learning as I go. Ive been doing allot of updating removing and downloading. So much so ...
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0answers
263 views

Is 30 GB enough space for working with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside windows 7. I have 4 partitions on windows 7. I had a 73 GB partition which I could have used in it's entirety for installing ubuntu. Unfortunately, when I chose ...
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1answer
214 views

How do I give Ubuntu 14.04 more space? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8 for the first time yesterday, and I thought I would give it 75GB of space from my C: however, I didn't know I had to use 50GB for the installation and 16GB ...
0
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1answer
172 views

Can I merge free space partition with my Ubuntu (Linux) filesystem? [duplicate]

I have two primary partitions in my hard disk one with Windows (~900GB) and the other with Ubuntu(~100 GB), but now I need more space for my Ubuntu. Can I make a free space partition in Windows (...
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2answers
105 views

How to resize the partition in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have only one partition right now. I want to make two partitions. But I am unable to do so. I am using GParted for this. Here is the screenshot of gparted. When I click on resize. The minimum ...
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2answers
114 views

Need to repartition a dual-boot drive [duplicate]

I have a relatively new HP laptop that came with Window 8. I created a partition and installed Ubuntu on half of the drive. Now I'm at a point where I rarely use Window, but I'm running out of space ...
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3answers
65 views

Increase volume of /home partition with unallocated space [duplicate]

I have been trying to resize my /home partition (/dev/sda5) with the unallocated space (325 GiB), I tried gparted but it seems that I can't add the unallocated space. The fdisk -l output: Can ...
0
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2answers
48 views

I Cant resize my main Partition [duplicate]

I Want to Make my Swap partition bigger, I didn't know exactly what swap was until I looked it up, So I set my swap partition as only 100 megabytes, I then learned that that is positively puny ...
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1answer
94 views

Splitting/Resizing a partition in GParted - got a key symbol next to the partition [duplicate]

I was trying to free up some space on my ubuntu ext4 partition using GParted to install Windows 7. However, when I right-click the partition, most options to edit it are greyed out. There is a symbol ...
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1answer
91 views

How to combine a paritition with Ubuntu's paritition? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 a few days ago on dual boot with Windows 7 (not using Wubi) and now I see that I am almost running out of space. I used GParted on a live CD. Now, I have on my drive an ...
0
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1answer
84 views

How to increase home Partion in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 with Windows in different partitions. While installing Ubuntu the following were declared: swap space: 65 GB ext4 - /home: 2 Gb ext4 - /: 200 GB The Root Partition or My ...
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3answers
49 views

How to do partition in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a 500 GB hard disk but unable to use the entire space. The only space available to use is around 200GB. The rest is mounted on /usr. Here is what I get after doing df -h. munam@munam-...
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1answer
76 views

How to create more space for Ubuntu Partition [duplicate]

I wanted to create more space for Ubuntu on my hard disk taking it away from my Windows partition, so I booted the LiveCD and resized the NTFS partition. Then I wanted to resize my Ubuntu (ext4) ...
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1answer
76 views

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.
0
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1answer
97 views

Changing disk space allocation [duplicate]

I have disk space allocated as per below. Model: INTEL RS2BL040 (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 1998GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B Partition Table: msdos Number Start End Size Type ...
0
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1answer
66 views

Expand Ubuntu partition [duplicate]

I have 250Gb HDD that is splitted between Ubuntu (20 Gb) and Windows 8.1 (230Gb). Now I need to have more size for Ubuntu. I suppose scenario in my case should look like: Make Windows partition ...
0
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0answers
65 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
38 views

Increase disk storage [duplicate]

I can not shrink the boot drive i.e. C anymore, in order to reuse that space for the ubuntu partition which I have installed on dual boot. I want to know how to shrink the F partition and merge that ...
0
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0answers
63 views

can't resize my root partition /dev/sda1 [duplicate]

I want to resize my /dev/sda1 but the resize/move is disabled.
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2answers
46 views

Reasizing partitions (make it larger) [duplicate]

So I am dual-booting a Windows 7 laptop and I started Ubuntu with around 30 GB for small projects. Now that I am starting to use Ubuntu more than Windows, I am starting to run out of room. I have seen ...
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1answer
59 views

how to do Partition in Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

How do i partion my hardisk in Ubuntu and im having having a single partion, only one drive, the main problem is i could not parrtition my home drive by staying in home drive itself and i could not ...
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1answer
76 views

Resize hard drive partition [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu besides Windows XP and it is using only 5.9 GB of total drive space. I would like to know how to increase the size?
0
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3answers
55 views

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, ...
0
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1answer
41 views

How to resize /usr and /root directories on Ubuntu via terminal? [duplicate]

The way to resize via terminal on Ubuntu, is little complicate. So, would like to learn which are these commands for resizing this directories (/usr & /root) and how to do it.
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2answers
51 views

Extending root partition Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I've run out of space on my root partition and I want to extend it. I've seen another posts of this topic but my lack of knowledge makes it difficult for me to achieve what i want. Here's a screenshot ...
0
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1answer
51 views

How to decrease ubuntu disk space and increase windows' on a dual boot win10/ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.04 26G in the / 4G in Swap and 70 in /home and i have win10 on a dual boot taking 20G all on a 120G hard drive now i need more space on the win10 partition let's say 20G more and i ...
0
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0answers
49 views

Resize partition for Ubuntu/Windows dual-boot [duplicate]

I'm dual-booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. While installing, I gave Ubuntu 50GB of my disk space but now I'm finding that it is small for me. So is there any way I can decrease my Windows C: drive ...
0
votes
2answers
48 views

HowTo resize partitions in ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10, but i assigned only 4 GB to the /home partition. Now I figured that it's so small because Ubuntu saves files on home! Can i change it inside Ubuntu with some program or ...
0
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1answer
47 views

After Cloning my 80gb hdd to a 1tb hdd, ubunutu reads it as the 80gb. [duplicate]

The 80gb is not in the computer. How do I make it read and use the full tb?
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2answers
46 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

How to increase the size of /home? [duplicate]

I need to increase the size of my home partition. Since the /home is at the bottom of the list, I really don't have much idea on what l should about it. Any help is appreciated. Above link is a ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Cannot resize disk using GParted [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu on my ASUS x550l. I have done everything with the OS setup, now I want to resize my disk but I can't do it by using GParted. How can I resize my disk?

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