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I get the following terminal display when I am trying to install gparted on my system (lines at bottom)

$ sudo apt-get install gparted Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package gparted $ sudo add-apt-repository "deb ...
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Format usb linux Western Digital external disks

How can I format an external USB drive? I have a Western Digital external usb which adds automatically a virtual read-only CD partition which prevented me to run the standard ways to format a disk. ...
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How to merge unallocated partition to linux partition

I have a windows partition which was 500gb, then i installed ubuntu with a 40gb partition, now i am short of space, so i booted my ubuntu14 live cd and shrunk my windows paritition and got 88gb free ...
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Ubuntu disk msdos partition fix reverse order

the disk info Hey.. I just made a mistake trying to convert a primary into a logical partition. and then it become a disaster to me.. my original disk partition: /dev/sda1 Windows Disk C, ntfs ...
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Dealing with ubuntu partitions for the first time [closed]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 by using a bootable usb flash drive. After installing the software gparted I see that I have the following partitions: For what I understood, the OS is ...
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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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Which partitions can be deleted? [closed]

I have ubuntu 15.10 and windows 10 installed on my laptop, but I have also other 9 partitions, and I don't know if I need them and which of those I can safely delete in order to increase size of other ...
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Unknown file system. Entering rescue mode. After Complete Format with Gparted

I installed Ubuntu 2 days ago. During installation I mistakenly selected to format my Disk.Later I realized that there was some very important data on the disk. So I thought it's better to go back to ...
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Proper way to remove other operating systems after installing ubuntu?

My environment: Linux mint on /dev/sda2 Ubuntu on /dev/sda7 Windows 7 on /dev/sda4 & /dev/sda5 click for gparted screenshot I want to remove my first OS Linux mint. I don't want to waste ...
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Format a partition with ubuntu on it [closed]

I would like to format my partitions with Ubuntu on them. How can I find them in Gparted ?
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SD card reader detected but SD storage not shown

I have a a multi card reader. Today accidentally I ejected my reader while formatting a SD card by Gparted. When I inserted it again, it detected is lsusb but nothing was opening ie. as a storage ...
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How to enlarge root and home on dual boot?

I want to shrink my windows c: partition with 200 gb and use this to enlarge my linux partition. This is the situation at this moment: So this is my plan: sda2 (win c): -200gb sda5 (root): +25 gb ...
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Is GParted a good tool for resizing an NTFS partition?

I have a dual-boot setup with Ubuntu and Windows Vista. I need to shrink the partition that Vista is installed on. (It's an NTFS partition.) I tried using Vista's own disk manager, but it didn't work. ...
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Completely defragmenting a disk

So, my disk is a mess. First I need to mention that it is a NTFS filesystem. So what I want to do is to completely defragment the disk. I want it so that after defragmenting I have continuous empty ...
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Can't shrink this partition even though there is unused space

I'm trying to free some space from os and as you can see there is 97 unused Gib but I can only remove 2084 MB , how can i fix that? Image included
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ubuntu 15.10 - shrinking volumes and removing others

I have the above volumes. Basicly it's an ubuntu 15.10 dual boot with windows 10. I want to shrink all the volumes in order to make them fit inside a 250GB SSD(Now I have HDD). I can't manage to ...
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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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apt problems: can't install GParted on Ubuntu 11.04

I'm trying to install GParted on my Ubuntu sudo apt-get install gparted but I'm getting the following output: root@adam-desktop:/home/adam# sudo apt-get install gparted Reading package lists... ...
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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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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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Cannot mount, partition, format brand new USB

I've recently bought a new TDK 4 GB USB stick, but when I try to mount it (I'm runnning Ubuntu 12.04, but neither in Windows 7/8.1 it works) in various ways Gparted, Disk Utility, simply pluggin it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Capacity of pen drive shown is less than the actual

I have a 8 GB pendrive. I used to write raw data into the pendrive (without creating filesystem) using the dd command. Today, when I inserted the pen drive, the I am unable to write anything on to ...
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USB stick shows up as two drives!

I was given a free 1GB USB at an event a few months ago - however, when I plug it in to my Ubuntu laptop, the USB shows up as two drives (/dev/sdb and /dev/sdc). I have checked it isn't just ...
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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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Repartition drive without caring what's on it

I've got a microSDHC which appears to have a broken partition table. When I plugged it in there where a lot of folders and I was able to copy some files of it. But most files had a filesize 0 and most ...
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After reboot swap turns off issue

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I have a problem with my swap partition. I resized swap with GParted. When partitioning, I had to turn swap partition off. After resizing it, I put it back to active (ON) ...
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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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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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Gparted: move extended partition on the left

I have some free disk space on the left of my ubuntu (sda5) What is best solution to extend sda5 ? I can copy sda3 or sda5 with dd to bigger disk. delete sda3,5,swap create sda3,5,swap dd ...
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GParted is stuck on “shrink file system” (hfs+)

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.10 on am mac book pro 8.2 as a dual boot. After disabling journaling on the mac hfs+ partition, I booted from the ubuntu mac cd and started gparted. There, I resized ...
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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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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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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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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 ...