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How to extend partition with free space that is before it usgin gparted?

I have my Windows partition (C), 9GB of free space and then I have my Linux partition. How do I expand my Linux partition with that 9GB of free space using Gparted and without losing everything I ...
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How to extend an NTFS partition

I have a Linux and a Windows partition and want to extend the windows one. I already decreased the size of the linux partition via gparted, the problem is that the unused space is on the end of the ...
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Adding unallocated parition to an extened parition

I am trying to extend my Ubuntu Partition. This is what my partitions looks like, So I booted to live cd and used gparted to work with the partition. My problem now is that I deleted the swap ...
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What's wrong with my partition table?

My Ubuntu OS does not recognise any external drives or devices. This started after I installed Windows XP. When I run GParted, it shows "unallocated 465.76 GiB". I ran "sudo fdisk -l -u /dev/sda" and ...
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increase linux partion size(file system)

i have have a message today that say i need to increase my file system size in ubuntu /dev/sda12 4797600 4233236 297612 94% / hear is current condition of my ubuntu file system ...
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Cant resize partition with gparted due to failed btrfsck? [duplicate]

I cant resize my home partition with gparted. Here is the output that causes gparted to fail http://pastebin.com/AXWCTaeK
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How to partition with GParted?

I have just copied my Ubuntu 64bit ISO into my USB Flash Drive and booted from there. It's my first time using a Linux distro, right now I'm using Windows 8 and writing this from the Try Ubuntu ...
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I am STILL having issues with GParted and partitioning this HDD

So a few people have already told me a few great answers that have sent me in the right directions but i am fairly new to Linux so it is a bit difficult to me ): . I have an Acer that ORIGINALLY had ...
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How to increase space for installing programs

Noobie on 12.04. Sorry if this has been answered before but I have not been able to locate it. I had Ubuntu and Windows installed together and then got rid of Windows. However, when I install ...
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Can't copy/move anything to external drive

I bought a LaCie 3TB drive while it was on sale to replace a Seagate 2TB drive and formatted it to ext3. No mater what way I set up the partitions in gparted (3TB/1TB+2TB) I never am able to move ...
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Can't boot into Windows 7 EFI GPT after recovery operation

My question, or rather issue, is in the extent of this previous case in which I wanted to grow my Linux (ext4) partition. The partition /dev/sda6 was in the way of doing this and since it contained ...
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Merging Partitions

In an attempt to re-arrange/clean up the partitions on my dual boot laptop using gparted I seem to have run into a wall. Here is my current partition layout: /dev/sda1 - 25G fat32 Windows Recovery ...
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bios_grub partition in the way of resizing Ubuntu partition

I tried to grow the ext4 partition by shrinking sda4 and then adding the unallocated partition to the ext4 partition, where Ubuntu lives. The selected partition, sda6 (see image), contains the ...
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Partitioning Issues using GParted with Linux

I'm currently having issues in creating a new partition within the Linux environment. Currently, I've enrolled myself in the Security Tube Python Scripting Expert course, however when I created my ...
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Swap partition not enabled after booting up

This is what my gparted looks like When i formatted my computer before installing Ubuntu, I set up the partitions properly (or so i thought) and had the last "unknown" area as a linux-swap and ...
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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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Extending my Root Paritition

I've Win8/Ubuntu Dual boot. I already have 4 partition so i cannot create a new partition and mount it elsewhere. So, this (How can I increase a partition's size?) question did not help. Here's a ...
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How to resize an encrypted LLVM volume and configure it to install another Linux distribution alongside Ubuntu?

I chose to install Ubuntu with a fully encrypted disk, using LLVM. How can I resize my partition so that I can install a new Linux version alongside Ubuntu? Here's my current gparted status, this is ...
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Removing a bad sector from an NTFS partition. Badblocks gave me an output. now what?

I used badblocks to scan a partition on my hdd for bad sectors and it gave me the following output ...from what I understand it looks like "one scratch on the hdd" ... anyways I can't partition ...
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GParted and Ubuntu installer does not recognize Windows partition, but Ubuntu does

So, I'm trying to set up a dual-boot of Windows 7 Ult 64-bit with Ubuntu on my computer. The computer has UEFI firmware and originally came with Win 8. It has a 16GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. I intend for ...
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ubuntu resize partition after installing

AS I have been trying to resize my partition of hardisk.I have total volume of 500Gb as Master.I am not sure in this and I need you'r suggestion how to achieve it. Note: And I don't want to lose ...
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How to use badblocks to scan a certain /dev/sdX to deal with bad sectors

I need to do partitioning to an NTFS drive that gparted said it has bad sectors. (Here's my question: I need help with increasing the size of the file-system partition. Partitioning-o-phobia! ) ...
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Resized partition with gparted size with df -h

I have Ubuntu server running in VirtualBox. I had an 8GB (default vdi size) and I needed more space so I used a 2 steps method: VBoxManager and an iso with GParted. I also installed parted on Ubuntu ...
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SMART status - Disk failure is imminent [Reallocated Sector Count Failing]

As the title suggests, I'm in a bit of a pickle. Screenshot of SMART Data: I have installed GParted but I have no idea how to use it. Screenshot of my partitions in GParted: Could someone ...
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How to Install ubuntu, problems with disk partitions

I couldn't install Ubuntu since the unallocated space is not shown in Ubuntu installer or Gparted, and the "Install along side Windows" option is not listed. Screen shot of Disk management window of ...
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resize Ubuntu Partition to install windows alongside [duplicate]

I wanted to install ubuntu alongside windows but it formatted the disk completely, now I want to install windows alongside ubuntu, above is the link to present status of harddisk (gparted) Please ...
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Unable to create partition table/partitions

I have a strange situation at the moment and I am not sure if the issue lays on the side of the hardware. I wanted to create a new partition table with Gparted as well as with cfdisk. Both ...
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I can't create extended partition on Gparted

I'm try to install ubuntu alongside with Window 7 Professional 64 bit SP1.I want to install ubuntu on extended partition.I use gparted on ubuntu live cd(I also try with gparted live cd) to create ...
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Resizing ubuntu partition in a dual boot system

I have to resize my ubuntu partition since its running out of space and i am getting warning messages while booting. I searched on internet and got to know that it can be gparted using live CD. I ...
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I just formatted my external hard drive, so why the is used space huge?

I used gparted to format my 1TB external HDD to ext4. I am new to linux and all but after formatting almost 15GiB of space is used. Is this normal? Is this how large the ext4 is? I am going to use ...
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Cannot install ubuntu,cannot see partition [duplicate]

I am having a strange problem(strange for me).I am trying to install Ubuntu On my Lenovo u310.It has a built in 32gb ssd card. I can see my partitions and both hard disks in Gparted but when I try to ...
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Cannot format or create partition table for flash drive

I got usb flash drive which I cannot format in Win XP or Win 8.1. That's what Gparted on Ubuntu says: When I try to create new partition with Gparted it says: No partition table found on device ...
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How to unlock the boot partition in GParted

First of I am a total noob in Ubuntu and have never used a Linux-based system before. Just to give you an image of how little knowledge I have: I am at the point where I am trying to understand the ...
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Is a block size of 4 MiB on a partition of 99.06 GiB too big?

Its a new laptop I'm using, and currently installing Ubuntu 13.10 I am having to move 3 NTFS partitions to right, grow two of them to 99 GiB, and shrink one of them to 55.46 GiB. So to do this ...
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GParted Data Recovery After Closed Move-Left

Refreshing my kubuntu screen, I must have hit the return key too often and closed GParted while it was doing a Move-Left That is: FROM: | sda1 | unallocated | sda3 | | 60GB ntfs | ...
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Trying to increase Ubuntu's partition size and decrease OS X partition size?

My partitions look like this right now: I can re-size the OS X partition easily enough, but then I have trouble trying to move the Ubuntu partition over, since there's a partition in the way ...
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How to resize partition that is inside “Linux LVM” partition

How to resize partition that is inside "Linux LVM" partition in 13.10 Ubuntu? I transferred Ubuntu installation from 160GB to 500GB disk. I have successfully resized sda3 partition using Ubuntu LiveCd ...
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Ubuntu gparted doesn't detect windows partition [duplicate]

Please don't mark it duplicate. I have been through the rest of the posts and suggestions! I am trying to dual boot Windows 7 with Ubuntu or Kali Linux but i am unable to do so. I have backed up all ...
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how to resize ubuntu 13.10 partition without reinstaling ubuntu [duplicate]

how to merge that unallocated 11gb partition to sda5 "/" (which is extended partition under sda3) please help me i m out of space ! *i m unable to merge that unallocated partition with sda5 nor sda3 ...
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how to increase root partition in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

how to extend root / partition by sinking swap (previously 6gb after sinking 4Gb , unallocated 2 Gb) and home (previously 11 Gb after sinking 8Gb, allocated 3Gb). How to extend those allocated ...
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How to merge two unallocated partitions using GParted?

I am having trouble merging two unallocated partitions (free spaces) using GParted. I need to merge them into one single partition which I can then break into "root" and "home" for my pending Ubuntu ...
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Resize partitions in Gparted

I'm running Linux and Windows XP on the same HDD and my Linux partition is very small. What I want to do is take about 10GB from any of the other partitions and add it to the Linux one. My hard ...
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Can't update: low space in /boot (LVM) - I already cleaned my Lubuntu with Ubuntu Tweak

I have low space on /boot partition and I can't update my Lubuntu. I have LVM. I deleted old kernels and used Ubuntu Tweak. I tried to loaded from LiveCD and with gparted grow up my /boot-size, but ...
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how to extend main partition with gparted live cd

I booted with gparted and it shows my main partition and an extended, wiht linux-swap inside(I do not know what this is) and I have about 17.00 GB of free space on a new partition but I cant seem to ...
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Increasing Ubuntu Partition

I recently installed Ubuntu on my Samsung laptop. After installing I realized that I would need more space, so I plugged in my usb to boot from and went into gparted to increase the size from 50 gigs ...
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Using GParted to rescue data and format hard drive to NTFS

I'm having problems booting to Windows XP due to bad sectors on the hard drive. I've tried fixboot and fixmbr from the recovery console. That only made matters worse. Now I want to use GParted to ...
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Need help partitioning/fixing my hard drive to install ubuntu from live usb

I am currently running Ubuntu from a Live USB. My hdd /dev/sda shows 3 partitions in Gparted. Unknown filesystem, extended and linux-swap. I am trying to make the unknown filesystem to ext4 but the ...
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What is the purpose of ubuntu-vg partiton?

So, I'm new to partitioning and recently I installed ubuntu 13.10. I followed several online tutorials on how to create disk partitions effectively and all of them said that after ubuntu is done ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Gparted Problem

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I tried to format my Usb-Flash-drive with Gparted There is a key symbol at the Usb-flash-device. So I tried to umount it. But after the umount Gparted exits ...
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Can Ubuntu live CD help to recover if I move partitions?

I read this doc of gparted to recover from booting issues when a partition is moved. There it mentions under the heading Fixing GRUB boot problem, how to do. It says to run grub command from gparted ...