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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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Is it possible reduce swap memory size?

The matter is that my computer has 3Gb of memory ram. Therefore i think that i don't need too much swap memory size, and i really need free space in the hard disk. sorry by my English
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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 ...
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2answers
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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 ...
4
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1answer
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Need to expand the size of /boot

I want to upgrade to the newest version of Ubuntu, but I keep getting the error "Not enough free disk space". The upgrade needs a total of 90.6M of free space. My problem is that boot presently uses ...
4
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1answer
142 views

Cannot move unallocated space

I want to resize the /dev/sda6 to ~50GB. But I can't do this, because the unallocated space is on the wrong position. How can I move the unallocated space to the right and resize the sda6 partition? ...
3
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3answers
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Shrink linux space to install windows

I want to install windows while I have Ubuntu, but I can't figure out how to unmount ext4 (the drive that contains linux) in order to shrink its space. Any ideas? I've been looking all around the ...
3
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2answers
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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 ...
3
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2answers
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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 ...
3
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3answers
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Expanding partition

I have a 220g partition with ubuntu. And a empty partition 100g. How can I expand the partition with ubuntu? I boot from liveCD, start gparted, sgrink 1 partition, and could't expand the 2 partition. ...
2
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4answers
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What are my partitions?

This is the first time I made my laptop 100% Linux. I installed the latest version of Ubuntu 14.04.2. I am a windows user and in the ubuntu installation I selected "Erase Disk and Install Ubuntu". ...
2
votes
2answers
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Need to create a Partition after installing Ubuntu

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 make a new such partition. Is this possible?
2
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1answer
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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 ...
2
votes
3answers
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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 ...
2
votes
8answers
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Repairing broken installation from Live USB without losing data

I recently broke my installation and I've tried in vain to repair it using apt-get and all his friends. Now I'm trying the live USB and I'm not sure how to continue. And I desperately don't want to ...

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