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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 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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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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Partitioning ubuntu 12.10 hard drive [duplicate]

About a month ago i installed ubuntu 12.10 on my computer, but i installed ubuntu on my whole 600 gb hard drive because i did not like the partition of only 30 gb that i could create from windows with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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partition of HD on ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a new laptop icore 5 with 8GB RAM, 500GB HD, and Ubuntu is already installed on it. I don't have any Windows on it. I want to have partition of this HD, but don't know how to do it. Can any ...
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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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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.