GParted is a free partition editor for graphically managing your disk partitions

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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 delete a partition from a flash drive using Gparted, but is showing up as two flash drives? [closed]

so I am in a bit of a predicament, I was recently browsing potential colleges, and I received a flash drive from NYIT, its a bracelet type thing, kinda neat. Anyways, I want to remove the NYIT stuff ...
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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 ...
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Partitioning in a Win / Ubuntu dual boot over 2 Tb HDD

I have a 2.8 TB HDD with Windows 10 installed. It's broken into: 100 MB system recovery partition 2 TB NTFS C: drive primary partition 450 MB system reserved primary partition 750 GB unallocated I ...
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Flash drive's capacity drastically reduced after dd [closed]

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04.4. I used the dd utility from a terminal to write a Debian ISO image to a flash drive (/dev/sdb). This is the command I used: sudo dd ...
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Cannot partition my drive, minimum size of the drive is same as the maximum size

I need to partition dev/sda2 and free up 200 GB out of it. Since the minimum size of the partition is same as maximum size, I am not able to shrink dev/sda2. I am running Ubuntu on the same ...
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Partition size difference

I have Ubuntu 14.04 when I changed my partition size with GParted I got this problem GParted and df -h command output are difference. Why? look at the /home size in GParted and df -h output ...
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Trying to partition my drive with GParted. Error while re sizing unused space

I'm trying to use GParted to partition some space on my ubuntu 14.04 linux so i can dual boot ubuntu and windows 7. While trying to allocate some space so I can partition a new drive, I run into an ...
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Running Low on Disk Space [duplicate]

I'm getting the error message of only having 700mb or so of room left on /home. This is probably my error while installing Ubuntu. I have 114gb unallocated within my partitions on GParted, but am ...
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partitions showing different sizes on gparted and MS Disk Management

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an HPG60 Laptop. I'm having a difficulty to install this coz I cant see the unallocated space I prepared in Windows. As you can see on the attached ...
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create an ext4 drive with GParted

When using GParted to format an ext4 USB Flash drive, it seems sufficient to select Parition > New, rather than Device > Create Partition Table. That's good because after selecting "create ...
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Kernel Panic after using gparted on root and then running e2fsck on root partition

I was resizing my root partition and then gparted couldn't complete operations. Thereafter running the e2fsck -y on /dev/sda6(root), the computer on booting shows that the "kernel panic-attempting to ...
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How to create more space for Ubuntu Partition [duplicate]

I wanted to create more space for Ubuntu on my hard disk taking it away from my Windows partition, so I booted the LiveCD and resized the NTFS partition. Then I wanted to resize my Ubuntu (ext4) ...
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F2FS is being displayed as an “Unknown” file system after formatting my pendrive. Does anyone know the reason behind this?

I have tried formatting my Kingston 4GB pen drive to F2FS using "gparted" on ubuntu 14.04. After the format is completed, the tab under File System displays "Unknown" instead of "F2FS". Also, gparted ...
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Resizing partition using GParted [duplicate]

I am trying to shrink my unbuntu partition to create space for a windows one. I go into GParted and it only says that 40 MiB is free out of 595 GiB while the file system says I have only used 68 GB ...
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Swap windows and ubuntu partitions

I buy a new laptop with sdd and hdd disk. With windows 10 installed on sdd. I install ubuntu 14.04 on hdd first, but then I wanted to swap windows10 and ubuntu. At first I clone windows with easeUS to ...
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How should I resize my partition for dual boot with Kali? [duplicate]

My partition is as following right now: I don't have any other partition I can switch to. How am I supposed to shrink the /dev/sta1 to create space for Kali?
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Recover .vdi file with Scalpel (or anything similar)

I want to recover a 45 Gig .vdi file. I did not delete it. I was resizing (expanding) my external harddrive partition (some 420 Gig to add some extra 40 Gig) on which many including the .vdi file ...
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Expanding partition in Gparted backwards vs. moving backwards and expanding

Which is quicker and safer?: Enlarging a Gparted partition backwards OR Moving the original (smaller) partition backwards, and then enlarge it? Example demonstration Enlarge /dev/sda4 to fill ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 causes “the disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present” - Computer can't start: Live Disc Repair Option?

I am a relative newbie who used Ubuntu 12 a few years back on an old Dell to install Bitcoin Armory for Cold Storage. When recently deciding to retrieve a coin, I also took it out of storage, i.e. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: Cannot expand Ubuntu partition even though I have 14GB of unallocated space

I have 14GB of empty space on my drive, but when I try to expand my Ubuntu partition to occupy it, it doesn't seem to recognize the space. How can I rectify this issue and claim the free space?
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Ubuntu Unused Space

I have an ubuntu server running. At first i only allocated 100Gb which wasnt enough. I added more space to the partition using gparted after reading how on several posts. However, even though it shows ...
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Moving the root and swap partition to another disk

I have this settings on my boot disk: GParted HDD disk settings I've got a SSD and want to make it my system (all but /home) and swap partitions. I wonder if: 1- Can I use GParted to copy my ...
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Extending partitions

I'm trying to extend my current Windows partition because it has too little space currently. I was triple-booting Windows Kali and Ubuntu but deleted Kali and now have 93GB left. I cannot assign it to ...
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Gparted not installable in Ubuntu 15.10 due to unmet dependencies

Gparted worked fine in Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 (I'm not sure about 15.04)) but I'm having trouble installing it in 15.10 from the software center. It gives the error: “Package dependencies cannot be ...
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Formatting an external hard drive nearly impossible

I have been working for the last four hours to format my external hard drive. At first I tried right clicking on it in nautilus and selecting format. I selected NTFS and tried to format it. I got ...
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How to pause GParted Move Operation?

I have to suspend my laptop whenever there is electricity breakdown in my area. But there is no option to pause the operation. Anyone know a hack that can do it. Will suspending my laptop pauses the ...
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how to partition the mounted drives in ubuntu 14.04

i've installed ubuntu 14.04 in single boot. My hard disk have 1tb capacity. While i'm trying to install windows in place of the ubuntu it shows no drivers are found error. So i'm decided to ...
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Is there some sort of( asymptotic?) threshold limiting tthe number of partitions Ubuntu can handle on my GUID Smartdrives?

I have about 3 OS's, including 2 flavors of 'untu, on each of two laptops. So far Ubuntu has been great at handle my predilection for extra partitions. This has been the case with 14.04, 14.10 and ...
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Ubuntu Will Not Read External Hard Drive

I have a Seagate External Hard Drive. When I plug it into my laptop Noting happens. If I open Gparted to see if Ubuntu is even seeing the drive there is a little "!" icon with a notice that says:
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Can I Use x1000 in GParted Instead of x1024?

This is getting so annoying. Many applications are using GiB and MiB instead of GB and MB. When I installed Ubuntu, I based my partitions off x1000 (1 MB = 1000 KB, 1 MiB = 1024 KiB). Based on ...