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pendrive shown correctly in gparted but not in df -h

my pendrive (cruzer/sandisk 4GB) is recognized correctly by gparted but it is not listed in df -h. It was working fine just few hours ago, I tried rebooting but it doesn't show anymore. on the other ...
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Do I have to move swap partition to the right side?

According to This Topic I just expand my sda4 to include unallocated space, my question is after create 2 new partitions sda7, sda8, do I need to move the swap partition to the most right of the ...
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How can I create one more partition?

sda1 -> Windows XP sda2 -> Windows 7 sda3 -> Data Partition I have created 4 primary partitions, I have 7xx GB left, how can I create one more partition?
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partitions aren't shown during installation of ubuntu 13.04

I've bought a new laptop (dell inspiron 15 3521) with windows 8. Since I mainly use linux I removed the 7 partitions windows 8 apparently needed and made 4 partitions using a pmagic live usb (windows ...
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GParted hanged for hours on shrinking

GParted is stuck on the shrinking step for the last 25 hours trying to shrink my 442GB Windows 8 oartition to 426GB. This partition is on my SATA HDD and I aḿ only modifying the end of the partition ...
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How to extend the Size of my Ubuntu Partition

I have Installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my pre-installed Windows8 sony laptop with HDD of 500Gb. There are a few partitions present by default like recovery ,etc. I have created a few other partitions of ...
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The backup GPT table is corrupt

I'm having an issue when trying to format a pen drive using Gparted. I am trying to create a bootable OS X installation, and for doing so I'm formating a usb drive with GPT and then creating 2 ...
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How do I resize my partition in Ubuntu?

I had Windows 8 installed on my system, which I screwed up, and now I run Ubuntu 12.04. While installing, Ubuntu used all the 461 GB of HDD space (one partition). Now I want to make a new partition ...
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Gparted - “Unable to satisfy all constraints on the partition” [closed]

Ok, so I'm kind of new to linux, but I know computers very well so I can take commands. My problem is when I tried to expand my extended partition that houses my ubuntu partition I get an error ...
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How do I mount another NTFS partition of an external hard drive running Ubuntu?

I have an external hard drive with the following partitions. I am running Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) on the same ext. hard drive and am unable to mount the NTFS partition on this drive. Could ...
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How to make partitions using gparted? [closed]

Resize move options are disabled, so how are you make partitions using gparted?
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How to make entire-disk filesystem with gparted?

With gnome-disk-utility alias palimpsest there is an option to format entire disk with partitioning scheme "none" or something similar. How do I do that in gparted? (? is it the "loop" option ?) Or ...
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Increase cryptswap size

My cryptswap is now 4gb. I upgraded my RAM and I'd like to increase the swap accordingly to approx 8GB. So far, I've reduced the size of my main sda1 partition with GParted by 4gb and I'm left with ...
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When starting gparted “Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:”

This is exactly my problem. running ubuntu server 12.04. sorry I couldn't find a way to mark the thread "unanswered". Resize a 2TB partition on a 3TB disk created with fdisk I downloaded and ...
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GParted cannot identify swap partition on Ubuntu 13.04

I had a major system crash, after which I reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04. The problem was that I wasn't sure about creating a partition for swap using GParted because from what the online tutorials seemed ...
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Merging Extended partition with Unallocated Space: Error

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 which is on a dual boot with Windows 7. I initially had 30 GB for Ubuntu ,but I decided I need more , now I booted Ubuntu from its Live CD ,used GParted , shrunk Windows ...
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Unable to mount windows partition after resize [duplicate]

So what happened is I was creating a partition on my HDD (main one, no external ones) that could be accessed from both Windows and Ubuntu, one I could store files I would use on both in. I had empty ...
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Safe to create a swap partition using GParted?

I went through this forum post, and found out that it is possible to install a swap partition after installation of the OS. I just wanted a guide as to how I should do it so as to have it done safely ...
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Cannot resize drive

Here is my saved gparted log: http://pastebin.com/DDd0qH4N. This seems to be the important part of the log: partition length of 5860530176 sectors exceeds the msdos-partition-table-imposed ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 doesn't see my 2TB hard drive

I have a small problem. I switched today from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.04 on my home PC. I have installed 3 hard drives - 250GB, 500GB and a 2TB. On the 250GB I have installed the system - clean ...
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How to format a 4k sector hard drive?

I bought a Seagate ST3000DM001 3TB hard drive. It was sold inside an enclosure. I formatted to ext4, copied some data to it and then I removed it from the enclosure and connected it directly to the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Installation - Need Help!

I am installing Ubuntu 13.04. I have the installation open on my screen and it runs fine until I get to a part called "Installation Type" which is basically where I choose a partition. I opened ...
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Resizing Partions with GParted

So here's the situation: After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Running df -h gives me the following partitions: /dev/loop0 , 29G, 9.3G, 19G, 33%, / udev, 1.9G, 4.0K, 1.9G, 1%, ...
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How to change partitions on Ubuntu virtual machine?

Original Question: How to resize root partition without live CD? I have a virtual machine that I need to make bigger. I made the VM img larger and now I need to resize the partitions so I can use the ...
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Can't remove GPT table from hard drive

I have tried everything, but nothing works... Background: Started out with Windows 7, formated and installed Ubuntu and later installed Arch linux with a GPT partition table. Running following ...
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Ubuntu not showing correct size of partition after resizing with gparted

I have increased the root partition with gparted. The operation was successful, the root has the correct size but the problem is with the shrinked partition, file manager shows the old size (the one ...
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resized drive and swap drive not working - help

I used Gparted to re-size a virtual drive. The swap drive is there but is not being used by Ubuntu. Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 2048 186660863 ...
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Partitioning to the “left” after deleting a Windows partition?

I deleted my Windows partition so I can make more space for my Ubuntu partition (making the switch out of Windows.) but I found out that you can't resize to the left, is there any way I can use the ...
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Repair NTFS without Windows? [duplicate]

My machine only has Ubuntu installed (13.04) but one data drive is NTFS (because I didn't realize that the disk was NTFS formatted when I started using it). I now used Gparted to reduce the partition ...
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Root partition size remains same after partition resize with gparted

I had resized my root partition from 30gb to 70gb using gparted. But Ubuntu still shows that I have the same old disk size while gparted shows that I acually have 70gb and that the other 40gb is ...
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Resizing ubuntu partition [duplicate]

installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Vista SP2 from external drive. Output of fdisk -l at Ubuntu terminal as follow: Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, ...
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Installation of Windows OS via GParted Live CD

I just burned the GParted Live on CD to start the installation of Windows on IBM laptop operating on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. What are the elementary basics to boot CD on laptop? For example, what is the ...
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gparted freeze during NTFS partition resize

As mentioned in the title, Gparted froze whilst in the middle of shifting an NTFS partition to the left and increasing it in size to fill the disk space to its right. The last operation it was ...
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canceling gparted ( resize ) and a the data disappeared

i have a 1 TB HDD , it was 2 partitions .. the first one was empty and the second one contains 200 GB of data . i tried to resize and extend the second partition to be all the HDD . using the GPARTED ...
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How do I access Windows 8 Storage Spaces?

Windows 8 provides "Storage Spaces" in order to give a ZFS-style capability to Windows for redundant storage. By adding drives and issuing a simple command, the user can add more space to the Storage ...
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Repartitioned, but stil out of space on VMWare Ubuntu 13.04 64 Bit

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 64 Bit on VMWare 5.0.2. I am having disk space issues despite growing the linux partition from 30GB to 300GB. The process I used to increase the size of the disk was to ...
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How to install ubuntu 12.04 along with windows XP [duplicate]

I want to Installing Ubuntu 12.04 along windows XP and I have 80 GB Hard Disk and I have already partitioned it to 20 GB As C, 20 GB As D: Drive, 20 GB As E Drive and Remaining As F: Drive. I have ...
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Having trouble mounting partitions and USB drives after creating new partition

For a little history, when the hard drive on my Vista machine went bad, and I didn't have a recovery disk, I decided to give Ubuntu a try instead of wasting more money with Microsoft. I bought and ...
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unallocating or freeing some space to install another OS [duplicate]

I would like to install another OS besides Ubuntu for this I need to have some space but I cannot find how to unallocate space how to do it.
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How can I change permissions on external drives right after formatting with GParted? [duplicate]

Using GParted, I have formatted an external HDD to ext4. As it turns out the default is that I have no write access. How can I change permissions on external drives?
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After installation, Ubuntu lacks certain key features

I tried wubi to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 Ultimate on my 32-bit laptop. But after the installation was complete, there were some features that were missing or wrong. Like I'm supposed ...
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No existing partitions, but GParted keeps extended partition greyed out

I have a ~3 gig USB Flash Drive that I want to completely format and change the partition system in with GParted. An issue I'm running into is gparted keeps the Logical and Extended options greyed out ...
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Reducing amount of primary partitions

Hello I'm trying to create room to install windows on a pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. I'm using Gparted and currently my partitions look like this Obviously I'm over 4 primary partitions and ...
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Partitioning hdd

I want to dual boot my laptop with Ubuntu and Windows 8. I have already installed Ubuntu and am trying to partition my hdd for Windows but it wont allow me. I attached a picture of my current hdd ...
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GParted can't resize logical partitions

I have 6 partitions in total. In order, they are sda1: Windows boot loader. sda2: Windows 7 partition. sda3: Storage partition (ntfs). sda4: Extended partition containing sda5, Ubuntu, and sda6, it's ...
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My Gparted does not work propperly

[Please be nice to me - I'm not an expert in Linux] You can see the errorlog provided by GParted here: http://www.mediafire.com/download/8o43b37c7fue1f9/gparted_details.htm Hi Askubuntu. I am ...
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How would I format a USB drive to be accessible in Windows and OSX?

Something with my installation of Windows has gone seriously wrong, so I was looking to reinstall Windows 7. However, since I don't have an optical drive on my machine, I was attempting to make a ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 12.04.2 on Windows 8 in legacy mode, no partitions detected in gparted?

I want to dual boot Ubuntu alongside Windows 8. Windows 8 is installed in legacy mode (not UEFI). When I use a Ubuntu 12.04.2 cd to install, it does not detect Windows 8. If I click on custom ...
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Gparted to merge partitions

I inherited a laptop about a month ago. The drive has some unused space that I would like to be added to Ubuntu. I'm really not comfortable doing this without some direction. Ubuntu 12.04 is on sda8. ...
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unable to satisfy all constraints on the partition

I have dual-boot windows 7 32bit with ubuntu 12.04 lts 64bit in a single HDD. I wanted to gave my ubuntu partition more space of my HDD. Unfortunately, when I open GParted it showed me an unallocated ...