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Unable to Expand Ubuntu Partition using Gparted Live USB

I have 1TB HDD in which 755 GB is Win 7 and 164 GB is ext4 partition out of which 60 GB has Ubuntu OS on it. A small history: I had dual booted a while ago with windows 7 on my laptop, such that I ...
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i lost all partition hard drive (1 tb). its completely formated..now its in ext4 file system. i cannot make partition from that 1 tb

I lost all partition hard drive (1 TB). its completely formatted. Now it's in ext4 file system. I cannot make partition from that 1 GB. I used terminal window and tried to make as a Linux logical ...
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clone/ move primary boot patition to a bigger partition on same disk

Got a 512 GB SSD. Had windows. Put ubuntu but on a 18GB patition. Struggled to get android studio to work (not even sure which steps finally let me connect my phone). Realized I have a 40 Gb ...
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formatting/partitioning: Ubuntu installer vs GParted vs gnome-disks utility

Ready to format/partition a 120GB SSD that has been securely erased by use of hdparm and install Ubuntu Studio 16.04 (currently running from a live USB). Should this be done via the Ubuntu installer ...
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Recover Partition Table for exFAT Partition

I unplugged my USB stick from ubuntu 16.04 without the save remove option, but exfat should be fine doing so. No read write was happening, the partition does not use journaling. What I end up with is ...
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Installing 3rd distro on my HDD

I use Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and Linux Lite 3.0. How can I modify partitions to I can install 3rd distribution
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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 ...
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How can I mount a partition back I unmounted it to Re-Label it Using GParted?

I unmounted my /dev/sda1/ext4 partition to change the label, now the mount option in Gparted is grey and i cant use sudo mount /dev/sda1/ext4 i get an error: can't find /dev/sda1/ext4 in /etc/...
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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 ...
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How to extend root partition volume using GParted on 14.04?

I recently received a notification after the latest updates (Ubuntu 14.04.4) that I am running out of space on my root folder. I performed sudo apt-get cleanbut the space freed doesn't seem to be ...
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How to resize partition on new installation to make room for additional OS?

I did a complete reinstall today of Ubuntu 16.04 (my SSD was encrypted, which prevented me from resizing the partition. This got old, and I didn't feel like going through the command line mess to get ...
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Gparted - cannot change size of SSD

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 installed on my Laptop on a SSD and a Windows 7 on a HDD. I'd like to install Kubuntu parallel to Ubuntu on the SSD. Now when trying to install Kubuntu it doesn't show me the ...
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Corrupt pendrive after making live Ubuntu installer

I have sandisk 8GB I had kali linux installed. I tried to create Bootable live Ubuntu pendrive. I went to the terminal and issued the following commands: sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=1k ...
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resizing an ntfs-partition without any loss of data, while running ubuntu (studio) from a live usb

This is my very first question on askubuntu. I know there are quite a few similar threads hanging around here and there, but most of the answers given have either proven to be too technical, or haven'...
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16.04 Swap partition wants password on startup after Gparted resize

Ubuntu new user here. Booted off the 16.04 USB stick last night and used GParted to resize the primary Ubuntu partition - made it larger using some unallocated space. Now I'm getting a prompt on ...
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“physical block size is 2048 bytes, but Linux says it is 512” when formatting a usb stick after using it as installation media

I was using: dd if=/path/to/my/ubuntuiso/ubuntu.iso of=/dev/sdb1 bs=4M && sync In order to create bootable Ubuntu USB drives on older Ubuntu versions. It was working perfectly. ...
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How to partition hard drive where already Ubuntu 16.04 is installed

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 in my whole laptop space. But right now , i have a requirement to install Windows in the same laptop. And since i am trying to install windows side by side with this ...
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Increase the partition of Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot via Gparted

I wish to increase the disk space of my Ubuntu OS (ext4) drive from 70 GB by around 200 GB. Now , I followed the steps on this link and successfully decreased the partition for my D drive from 292 GB ...
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Gparted cannot increase or decrease the size when resizing a partition [duplicate]

I am trying to resize my partition on Gparted, but I can't increase or decrease the size of partition, here is a screenshot Screenshot What is wrong with it ?
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Can't shrink Ubuntu partition Gparted ERROR (238277632K 00:00:05)

I am using 'Gparted live USB' and I receive the error log (below) when I try and shrink my Ubuntu partition. I don't know what the error means or what is causing it. I have Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16....
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Re-install Window

Continuing the rise of Window Hey guys, as I had asked you before about my situation that Ubuntu killed Window when automatically installed. After some instruction and searching, I finally ...
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Can't extend root partition

I realize this question has been asked several times, but it's never answered so I have to start a new thread as I'm not yet allowed to comment on other's posts. I have booted from a gparted.iso and ...
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Problems with a partition

I have a physical HDD partitioned in the following way: 1) Partition 1 = Ext4 - Linux (Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS) OS. 2) partition 2 = Swap Area. 3) Partition 3 = NTFS - My data (music, videos, ...
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Broken boot after increasing disk size

My ubuntu server will not boot after I increased the disk size. I'm still very new to using/troubleshooting linux/ubuntu and im not entirely sure how I have managed to break the boot/grub so ...
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Increase Ubuntu 16.04 partition

I few weeks ago I gave a try to Ubuntu 16.04, I installed it alongside Windows with about 20GB of storage. However, now I'm running out of space, can't get rid of Windows and I'm very new in this. ...
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Shortage of free space on my hard disk

I was wrong in formatting my hard disk. I have around 1 GB of 14 GB, free on "filesystem" ('/' directory), but 471 GB free on "Home" (/home) I can do about it?
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Resize partition using Gparted

I want to resize my primary partition using Gparted, but due to the lock I am not able to do so: I would be grateful if someone tells me how to get rid of the lock so that I can resize this ...
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Why doesn't Nautilus find other locations when gparted is running?

I had an active gparted window open, then opened nautilus. As a result, nautilus did not list the other partitions on the computer. Once I closed gparted and restarted nautilus, the other partitions ...
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Should I use Gparted or again dual boot system?

I had dual booted Ubuntu alongwith windows 10 in my system. Now I need to increase the disk space because everytime Ubuntu shows running out of space error. I looked up on different ways suggesting me ...
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Extend Partition To Entire Drive

I am currently dual booting Win 10 and Ubuntu, in order for me to try it out and ensure I could get the exact same functionality from my Ubuntu install that I could from Windows (I know they are not ...
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What is Gparted doing when scanning for partitions?

Gparted is extremely more slow when looking for partitions than any command line counterpart. Can anybody explain to me what is Gparted doing that the other tools do not do, in this time? Here are ...
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Create Windows 7 bootable usb without unetbootin, winusb, or ms-sys?

How can I create a bootable windows 7 usb without Unetbootin, winusb, or ms-sys? It is the windows 7 ultimate sp1 disc. I have tried the following: using gparted, create ntfs partition manually ...
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I want to remove windows partition using gparted

I want to remove my windows partition using Gparted. What should I do besides Backing up my data before I commence this task? Thanks in advance
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Re-sizing an extended partition using Gparted

Before anyone jumps to conclusions after reading only the title: no this is not a duplicate of other questions because none of the solutions for similar problems have worked for me. I am trying to ...
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How to re-size hard drive partitions

I am struggling to divide my hard drive into two or more partitions. Evidently, I made a mistake when installing Ubuntu and now I have only one disk which takes the the whole space. I tried to use ...
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Dual Boot: Directly booting to Xubuntu without giving me option to boot Ubuntu MATE

I first installed Xubuntu in my laptop. I then installed Ubuntu MATE choosing the option 'Something else' in the installer to create manual partitions. I created a 60GB space for / and 30GB space for /...
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How to format the locked usb flash drive using GParted?

I couldn't format/delete my usb flash drive using GParted and it is locked too. When right click on it, the format and delete options are grayed out. Please help me.
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Can I shrink another drive apart from C to make space for Ubuntu installation?

My C drive has 100 GB space 50% of which is used. I have four different drives. (One physical HDD worth 1TB). Can I shrink A drive which is 263 GB and take out 30 GB space from it for /home and swap? ...
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resize Linux(/) partitition to make more space for Windows

I tried to follow this question but not very clear what to do? In my case my partition looks like this I want to free up some space from /dev/sda4 which is mounted as "/" and ext4 partiton. Once i ...
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Is that possible to add memory to the / partition?

I think I made a mistake while installing my Ubuntu operation system because now there's no free space on the / partition. I already have unallocated memory though. Can that help? Gparted Screenshot:...
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How to run the GParted Live CD image?

I downloaded the gparted-live-0.26.0-2-i686.iso from the Live CD page and added to my VM: A double click on the CD icon on the Desktop only opens the image folder. The option "Open With Run ...
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Guest system does not see the updated disk size in VirtualBox

In the last time on every start of my Ubuntu 14.04 VM I'm getting the message Low Disk Space This computer has only 314.8 MB disk space remaining. You may free up some space by emptying the ...
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Why is it that I am unable to format my pendrive in exfat using gparted? [duplicate]

When I go to Gparted and try to format my pendrive to exfat,the option is greyed out and I am not able to select it however I can choose other file systems such as ext4,ntfs,etc. Why is that ?
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Unable to extend partitions using GParted

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10. My current partition state is as shown in the image. I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a 19.22 GB partition, and I removed it and deleted the partition. Now I want to extend /dev/...
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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 ...
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USB space reduced after making it bootable and unable to recover

I got a problem here. When I click to Erase Disk in startup Disk Creater in ubuntu 14.04 I get this error: org.freedesktop.DBus.Python.AttributeError: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/...
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Adding unallocated space to Ubuntu partition

I am trying to add the unallocated space to /dev/sda5 as in below screenshot but unable to. gparted Screenshot P.S.: I tried the below approaches but didn't work for me: Right click on /dev/sda6 ...
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How can I add this unallocated space to my partition?

How can I add this unallocated space to my partition? I am using Gparted when booting from a Ubuntu 15.10 CD I have 74.99 GB unallocated storage. I want to add that storage to my ext4 partition (/...
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Partitioning scheme for Windows 10, Kali linux 2016.1 and Ubuntu 16.04 triple boot?

I want to triple boot Windows 10, Kali linux 2016.1 and Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop with 4 GB RAM and 1 TB HDD. What partition scheme should I use? Given the fact that I need one 500 GB NTFS partition ...