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How to resize ubuntu partition

I have got 3 partitions. partition on /dev/sda1 is for files. partition on /dev/sda2 is for microsoft windows (in this partition i have got unallocated space). partition on /dev/sda3 is extended ...
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can't resize existing partition with gparted even using bootable cd [duplicate]

The problem is that i want to resize my existing partitions after installation. Exactly the same problem with this one: Need to create a Partition after installing Ubuntu . but, i tried to follow the ...
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Can't seem to boot Ubuntu after resize the partition it was on using GParted

I just shrank my partition in which ubuntu was installed using GParted - with a live Ubuntu usb. The operation was successful. Now I can't seem to boot my ubuntu partition. The grub loader works. But ...
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940917 - BCD needs to be edited via ubuntu

it's a dual boot hdd including 3 partitions. first is win10 boot. seconds is ntfs which windows is installed on and third is ubuntu. i looked in partitions via ubuntu using gparted and found that a ...
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14.04.3 Live USB not booting only on desktop

Acer Aspire XC-610 desktop computer Sandisk Cruiser USB 3.0 16GB Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop I downloaded ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-i386.iso and created a live USB using Startup Disk. ...
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how can I increase my swap space in this sitution? [duplicate]

I have 16gb Ram,but I need 48gb....so I should increase my swap space to 32. Can I? I ve tried to use Gparted but it's sth such as lock (or mount)!!!! tnx please see this shot
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Splitting/Resizing a partition in GParted - got a key symbol next to the partition [duplicate]

I was trying to free up some space on my ubuntu ext4 partition using GParted to install Windows 7. However, when I right-click the partition, most options to edit it are greyed out. There is a symbol ...
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Unable to recognize and create partitions for Ubuntu Installation

When I run the setup for 14.04.3 LTS using the live USB and select "something else" for manually creating partitions on my hard disk, for some reason Ubuntu isn't able to detect other partitions and ...
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Hard drive not detected in BIOS

I had dual booted Ubuntu / Win 8 in my Dell Inspiron N5110, I am not sure what started all of this, I think I ran BitBleach as root and it got hung and had to force close it. But I am not sure if ...
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How do I extend mint root partition using a previous un allocated size?

I want to extend sda5 using sda8 with out losing any data.
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Recover GPT partitions or partition table

I was partitioning a GPT hard disk using Gparted. I have deleted the Windows recovery partition successfully and merged that unallocated space to another unallocated space which was previously ...
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I have ubuntu on my laptop already and would like to duel boot Windows

I have recently installed a new SSD and put Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I would like to duel boot with Windows, but I cannot figure out how to partition the hard drive. I am pretty new to linux but have tried ...
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want to extend root partition with gparted

I want to extend my root partition with the unallocated one any help ? These are the screen shots of my GParted: 1=> 2=>
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Want to Extend root partiton Using Gparted on ubuntu14.04

Assalam o alaikum open my "GParted Editor" link here you can see the screenshot => GParted Editor I want extend my root partition(/dev/sda10 ext4) using unallocated space. i tried but nothing happens ...
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Adding free space to root fresh Ubuntu install

I recently installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 after resizing my SSD Windows partition. I created a home directory, boot, and swap using gparted. This is how my SSD looks now: The windows ...
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Freecom external USB disk shown as two different devices 2TiB and 746GiB

I just bought an external USB disk called "Freecom Hard Drive XS 3TB" (user manual). Immediately after unpacking, I plugged it into Ubuntu and it shows as two devices (/dev/sda is my laptop's drive): ...
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How do I get rid of this delay after deleting my swap partition?

I deleted my swap partition recently with gparted. Now when I bootup, there is a 15-40 second hang after I choose "Ubuntu" from the grub menu. It just says this ACPI probe or something message that it ...
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Problems while resizing bootable external drive :-(

Gparted hangs while trying to resize the existing ext4 bootable partion. How should I resize it to hold another partition for Windows ? In more details, I had made the 1TB external drive bootable ...
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Cannot create partition on ubuntu 14

I have some issues installing ubuntu 14 from cd along with win7. I left some free space on hard drive (~50GB) on windows and started booting ubuntu. Everything went well untill I realised ubuntu don't ...
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Can't create partition [duplicate]

Why it doesn't allow me to resize my partition? I want to create separate partition for windows (7) but no idea how. /:
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Resize Ubuntu and add Gb to Windows [duplicate]

I have windows and ubuntu in dual boot but I realized I need more space for windows. It took me a very long time to partion correctly (I had problem with uefi) and now that it is finally well done I ...
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Doing Partition in only ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I was not asked to create the partitions in ubuntu 14.04LTS while i was installing it.After Installation i want to create a separate partition for my OS and my data.I have tried using Gparted but it ...
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Installed gparted on ubuntu but does not allow me to resize [duplicate]

I installed virtualbox from a Ubuntu image file. The vid is preset to 30gb. I tried to resize the vdi in windows to 50gb which I was successful at but Ubuntu still only see 30gb not the resized vdi. ...
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boot-repair NVMe drive after gparted copy

I'm trying to migrate to my new NVMe Samsung 950 pro. chroot /mnt/boot-sav/nvme0n1p3 update-grub grub-probe: error: cannot find a GRUB drive for /dev/sda1. Check your device.map. Process: ...
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About partitions basic knowledge

have been using Ubuntu for 2 years (14.04 now), have run into LOTS of trouble but have managed to solve most things, one way or another, after many hours of looking for online help, tuts, chats, ...
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How to move a partition up to the partition it's inside of?

First time Linux user here. I seem to have a bit of a problem with my partitions. I have Win7 on /dev/sda3, and my /dev/sda4 partition is split into two parts: a tiny /dev/sda5 containing what I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not recognize a partition resize made with Gparted… what next?

I was running out of space on my 172 Gb HDD, so I bought a 465 Gb replacement, and used the DD command in terminal to copy the old to the new. DD, of course, created a partition exactly 172 Gb in ...
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Thumbdrive fix? “unable to detect file system” 16GB causes 2GB partition

I have a Corsair Flash Voyager 16GB drive. It has worked fine for ages, though I barely use it. I wanted to wipe all the data on it/return it to zeros, so I used sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb1 ...
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Can't resize Windows 7 partition for dual boot

Finally the big step has come. I am going to use Linux as my primary OS. I am preparing for a dual boot system on my pre-installed Windows 7 laptop (Acer Aspire 7750G). Windows 7 will only be used for ...
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Trying to use extra space on a dynamically allocated VM

So I am currently working with a ubuntu VM on a windows host. And originally set up the VM to 50GB with a 20GB ram leaving 30GB for hard disk memory. I've since filled that up and have modified the ...
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how do I get my partition to mount in the file manager?

Below is the image of how my partition table looks like: link to the image as I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, can someone please tell me how do I get my 121Gb partition (dev/sdb2) to appear in the file ...
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How to shrink an Ubuntu 14.04 partition, without losing data? [duplicate]

I just purchased a new Dell Inspiron 5558 laptop with built-in installed Ubuntu 14.04, that has a single partition and I have only one problem: I want to shrink my 1TB drive partition; this Partition ...
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Where should I install Xubuntu to boot on grub?

Last time I lost my grub and Xubuntu after having update Win7 to win10. So, to be sure where should I install xubuntu to boot with grub menu and select xubuntu or win10. Or ,maybe , I have to change ...
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Windows doesn't see gparted partition done

i have a pc with has dual boot of win10 and 14.04 at different ssds, recently i have seen that i spend much more time on ubuntu and made it my primary os, windows had 250gb ssd while ubuntu had 60gb, ...
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Resize /boot in LVM

I'm trying to resize my /boot partition because Ubuntu is complaining everytime when it wants to install a new kernel that there isn't enough space. So I made a live stick with the current GNOME ...
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Red Exclamation mark in Gparted on windows partition

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm learning how to use Android Studio, so I've been installing lots of data which has taken up all of my Linux partition, because of this I decided to resize my windows ...
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GParted not working

I can't run gparted. I have purged and reinstalled and the error persists. Here's the output of running sudo gparted in the terminal sudo gparted /usr/sbin/gpartedbin: error while loading shared ...
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ubuntu 15.04 installer cannot find my hard disk

I'm trying to install ubuntu 15.04 beside windows 10, but installer can't find my hard drive, here is the gparted output: but I get this on installer: How can I fix it?
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Filesystem and gparted disagree on free memory [duplicate]

My filesystem says I have: While gparted says: And if I run disk analyser on root partition only: it mentions I only have 6Gb in total, instead of 15 from gparted. I guess gparted is right, ...
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PXE-E61 Media test failure. I think I deleted my MBR

Okay, so I was using Ubuntu for a while then all of a sudden as I was walking upstairs with my laptop it cut out, no biggie it does it all the time when I move it. Except this time it would not start ...
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Can't change partition sizes using GParted

I'm trying to change partition sizes on a Ubuntu 14 desktop by running GParted from a USB stick. However, the partition that I want to shrink won't go below its current size. The entire drive is ...
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Can't format a USB Drive with gibberish text

Problem started in windows, drive's name printed out gibberish and weird characters, and some files and folders were automatically created with the same gibberish. Formatting through windows and ...
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Cleared and Unformatted partitions in GParted

I was formatting my drive and found a partition system named cleared and unformatted. What are those partitions and why they are in GParted app ?
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how to partition 4tb drive with fdisk (cfdisk)?

I would like to buy big internal hard drive - bigger than 2tb, maybe 4tb. And I want to partition it with old fashioned fdisk. By doing it, I want to make two partitions, each less than 2tb. After ...
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Moving Partitions out of an Extended One

Please help me. I guess my question is different from other questions that you might think are relevant to it. I may be wrong at times, so please feel free to correct me :) So, I'll explain the ...
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GParted error while expanding file system “Error fsyncing/closing /dev/sdb1: Input/output error”

My expansion Hard disk is having error and some data is lost/corrupted. I was using GParted to expand a partition. I got this error "Error fsyncing/closing /dev/sdb1: Input/output error". I have ...
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lvscan command not working

I installed fedora 20 with Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7,then removed it. Now i have dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7. In GParted there is a lock. How to remove it. I tried lvscan but it is showing: ...
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Windows 8.1 Dual Boot Cannot resize Windows Partition

My partition scheme I'm making gives Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 80GB each, currently Windows is still hogging 400GB and I'm trying to resize it to 177GB for now. Tried Windows default partition manager, ...
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Why the “Filesystem root” has only XXX disk space remaining?

The title is pretty obvious and common: the error below happens very often. What I am asking is why does it happen. I mean, look at the output of GParted (the first 4 partition are required by ...