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Primary partition takes a lot of space

I am facing a serious problem, unknown files are getting loaded into my primary partition drive and within minutes of logging in , the space extends from 15 GB with 71 GB free space to 40 GB with 46 ...
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Win10 created more than 4 primary partitions, it seems?! gparted is not amused

first the story: I moved my Windows partition "to the left", then were unable to (dual) boot Windows, tried the repair option on the Win8 CD ... and now seem to have more than 4 primary partitions. ...
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Memory partition for ubuntu to be increased using unallocated partition

I have ubuntu 14.04 running on my laptop along side windows 10. I have been getting the error in ubuntu for insufficient memory space. So I am planning to merge one other partition that I created ...
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Want to completely delete a partition(make it usable)

I recently installed cub linux (chromixium) alongside ubuntu in a dual boot. After a while, I got tired of chromixium and deleted its partition through gparted. I got some boot up errors taking me to ...
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Can't make bigger partition. Gparted

I have Linux Ubuntu intalled on partition, that have about 19 GB. I want to make it bigger, to about 40 GB. I have that space unallocated. In GParted (live cd) I have resize option, but i cant make it ...
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Cant format external drive, shoulds up with sudo lsblk

Trying to format a 1tb external, windows doesnt see it as a hard drive, and on ubuntu it shows properly if i use lsblk to view all drives (it shows size and everything), but if i try to open it i get ...
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Creating a extended partition

I have dual booted windows 10 and ubuntu 15.04. Now I want to reinstall both OS's. The problem is that I already have 4 partitions(Ubuntu, Ubuntu swap, Windows 10, System reserved). I shrank the ...
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gparted is locked or something

I get the following error when trying to install gparted: E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the administration directory ...
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MBR shows only 0x44 and cannot write anything to disk (MSata)

I cannot load my Windows or Linux installation anymore (Operating System not found error) after some windows updates (without me noticing), rebooting in Linux, and powering off due to battery drain. I ...
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Using a Partition located BEFORE my sda7 partition

I recently set up a dual boot on my laptop, with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. However, I did something remarkably stupid and made the Ubuntu partition only 30GB large. I like to use Ubuntu for my ...
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How to change EFI partition from ext4 to fat32

OK so it was 1 in the morning and I was trying to install the new Kali rolling, and the last time I installed Kali Linux I didn't remember exactly how I did the partitioning. So naturally I made a ...
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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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What is the best way to extend by Ubuntu partition while decreasing the space of the Windows partition?

Should I do it within Ubuntu, within Windows, or using a bootable stick? What software should I use? And does it go like this?: Shrink Windows partition Extend Ubuntu partition with free space ...
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How to make Ubuntu clone boot?

I am trying to clone my system to a separate HDD. My system specs: Ubuntu 14.4 From drive 250GB SSD To Drive 250GB HDD Below is what I have tried so far: In g-parted I copied the swap, / and ...
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How to put my extended partition in the primary one

I have this situation after removing W7, installing test Linux OS and, finally decided for a Ubuntu as only OS. How can I put my Ubuntu in main partition? Thank you! My GParted schema
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gparted does not resize/move

I wanted to use gparted to resize a Ubuntu sda6 to dual boot with Kali but when i click on resize/move and try to resize nothing worked.
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In a system that is formed of 3 disks, Install Ubuntu in one of these disks

I have a HP Z440 workstation with three disks: SSD 128 GB SSD 256 GB 2 TB 7200 RPM SATA I would like to install ubuntu in the SSD 256 GB disk. Booting from the ubuntu USB, and trying ubuntu ...
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Installing Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to create a ntfs partition to install windows 7 and I've followed this tutorial so far. But when I get to the part of resizing there's the slight problem that I can only resize the small ...
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Expanding a partition on an SD card with GParted fails

I copied a Raspberry PI System from an 8GB SD onto a 16GB SD using ApplePi-Baker. Everything is working fine, except for the fact I'm missing 8GB in this setup. So I popped the card into a machine ...
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Cannot mount storage volume

I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.3. I connected a storage unit (IBM Storwize v3700). I cannot getting it to be mounted to the server. I followed the following steps. install multipath sudo multipath -ll ...
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Windows partitions not appearing on GRUB and on ubuntu

for some reason my boot-loader stopped working and I had to use the recovery disc utility to restore grub. After reinstalling grub, the windows partitions doesn't appear anymore (on grub and on ...
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Newbie to Ubuntu - Need a little Setup help (15.10 won't shut down)

So I decided to turn my Laptop from Windwos 8.1 into a dualboot with Ubuntu and thus installed Ubuntu 15.10 through a memory stick. My goal was that I could choose between the OS I want everytime I ...
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VirtualBox with Ubuntu 14.04 - Gparted shows unallocated storage

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on virtualbox and recently allocated extra storage to the OS. /dev/sda now shows a total storage of 80 Gb. however, 72 gb lies in unallocated partition. I'm unable to ...
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Deleted partion space is still split

I have Ubuntu installed on an ssd, on this ssd I also have a primary partition for cache files from a game. I wanted to install Win7 alongside ubuntu so reduced the root partion down a little and ...
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Can't format / delete locked partition from gparted? lvm

I can not format my hard drive for the life of me! I installed ubunutu server, and the installation failed. After re downloading the iso and running the installation again I could not format my ssd. ...
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Extend Ubuntu partition dual booting with Windows 10

I have a Microsoft Surface Book with DGPU and I am new to Ubuntu. I'm dual booting Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 Pro. I need to make the partition for Ubuntu bigger, because I made it only 30 GB. There ...
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How to delete all partitions and make fresh partitions including Swap, root, home directories?

I am new to Ubuntu. I want to delete all partitions except /dev/sda2. Active Partitions on my Ubuntu: I find difficult to re-size. I need to make new partitions for: Root 100GB Swap 6GB Home ...
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Extending extended partition

I currently have 3 ext4 partitions in my hard drive and 2 unallocated partitions. I'm trying to merge the first unallocated partition into sda5, but GParted does not let me do it. What should I do?
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Gparted LiveCD ISO breaks Ubuntu 14.04.4 desktop resolution in Vmware Fusion 7.1.3

ISSUE: I'm operating Ubuntu Linux 14.04.4 in VM Fusion on my iMac and successfully used the latest Gparted LiveCD ISO to allocate more disk space to my main Linux partition. However upon subsequently ...
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Allocate space from NTFS to ext4 with GParted

I installed Ubuntu on a 20 GB space and now I want more space since my disk is almost full. I downloaded GParted to increase my Ubuntu disk size by decreasing Windows disk. I resized my NTFS disk from ...
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How do I merge two partitions?

I have Ubuntu installed on my computer and I am trying to install Windows 7. In order to do that, I freed up some space. The problem is that I have a legacy partition table which limits me to 4 ...
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expanding VM with gparted

I want to resize my Ubuntu VM, so I installed another Ubuntu installation (using VirtualBox) and ran Gparted on it. Here's a screenshot of the state of the partition: In /dev/sda6, I have 3GB of ...
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Gparted, fdisk with reference to Install

I believe this is a different problem from a set of fdisk, gparted questions already asked and answered. gparted reports the partition as /dev/sda as ntfs. I would have expected the partition to be ...
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Clean up partitions

I'm trying to fix my partitions, and start using all the space on my hdd again. I had Windows 7 installed, using 3 partitions: System, Data, and Other then I installed Ubuntu using the Other partition ...
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Using Gparted to Completely Clear A Drive

What I need is to 100% clear and un-format a 3TB drive. Nothing more. It seems doing this from GParted, however when I try to put information onto the drive after formatting with another source, it ...
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unallocated space added under sda3, how to add it to sda5 now (gparted)

I have an SSD with unallocated space of 18gb, and / directory of 10.40 gb, and the rest is being used for windows. I decided to add some of the unallocated space to my / directory. I ran linux ...
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How to remove write protection from a flash drive? [closed]

I have received an RO (write-protected) flash drive, and I'm wondering if the write protection can be removed, changing it to R/W.
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How to extend root with swaping unallocated space (75.01GiB) ,using full or portion of free space?

http://i.stack.imgur.com/0nijO.png I cannot solve it! Any help? (Note: I've read similar posts and questions but still I couldn't find the right thing)
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All my OS corrupted

My computer won't boot. I ran boot-repair but this did not fix my problem. Here is the log.
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Is it safe to move boot partition and increase the / (root) space?

I have dual boot machine (Windows 10 + Ubuntu 14.04) and disk status as above. I want to insert a very large data in MySQL db which >100G. For this, I think I have to increase my / partition using ...
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Help to resize partition with Gparted

I'm new with GParted and with linux partition in general.. I followed this answer : How to increase swap space? But my situation is a bit different and "extend left/right" is driving me crazy.. I ...
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How can I solve this GParted problem?

Here I don't know what should I do. Is it impossible to resize this partition?
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Increase existing Ubuntu Partition into Swap space [duplicate]

My dual boot (with XP) Ubuntu 12.04 installation ran well for 18 months. It was allocated 25Gb (ext4) + 25Gb (swap) in the first instance using GParted. About 2 months ago I received a warning that it ...
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gparted can't have overlap partitions

I made a new volume on Windows and now grub rescue, I can't reinstall Ubuntu , gparted show can't have overlapping partitions this my problem run command fdisk -l /dev/sda Disk /dev/sda: 1.8 TiB, ...
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How to prepare a disk on an EFI based PC for Ubuntu?

My computer has UEFI based BIOS and I want to start over from scratch. The PC came with Windows installed - I later installed Ubuntu alongside. I want to completely re-build my whole disk and ...
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Resizing root partition

I am running a Win 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot and I'm trying to resizing my / as it's running out of space. I've shrunk my other NTFS partition and freed 10GB of unallocated space, when I go to ...
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Gparted Won't start due to a bug

I want to extend my home partition size but Gparted won't start. I also tried live boot mode but the error is still there. Is there something wrong with my disk? I really need to add some space to my ...
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Overlapping of partitions not allowed

I am trying to fix it since 2 days but I simply can't. Things are too confusing. I have Windows that runs good, but I can't install any Linux. GParted shows an error, that overlapping of partitions is ...
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/tmp running out of space, can't umount /tmp to cleanup (device busy)

When I tried installing VLC plugin libde265 , I got this error message E: Write error - write (28: No space left on device) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. I also ...
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“Stretching” `root` with Gparted on Trusty

Just as I installed Oracle Java 8, I registered a full 'root' on an Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. See the ext3 partition seen under gparted as /dev/sda5 with mount-point / below. In an emergency, I cleaned ...