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

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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 ...
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Create partition from free space - cannot create more than 4 partitions

I am dual-booting Ubuntu and Win 8. When I installed Ubuntu, I forgot to format a partition of 90GB. Now when I tried to create a partition (in gparted), I get this error It is not possible to ...
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How to access my partitions?

I just made a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I wasn't sure how to go about all partitioning, and mount points. The installer wanted each to be mounted in a different place, and so I did it. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 weird partition shown in Gparted

My Ubuntu is a bit slow to boot so I started to look at partitions and with Gparted I have found a weird format partition. Here is a picture! Here is a picture of the Gparted partitions ! ...
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Ubuntu Partition after installation

I have already installed Ubuntu 12.04 with all the space allocated to just one drive in which Ubuntu is installed. I want to create partitions now. I have a Bootable usb of Ubuntu 12.04. Do i need to ...
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How to increase the disk partition size?

I desperately need to increase the size of a partition.I am running Ubuntu with dual boot(windows,no WUBI). Two hard disk partition C: Windows D:I don't know how but D: is separated into 3 ...
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GParted for one partition

http://imgur.com/9PRkseB I have one partition as in picture above. I want to create 50GB of partition to install Windows. How can I do that? Thanks !
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LVM is not supported yet

I have been forced to re-installed 12.04 due to virtualbox/grub problems. And I selected the LVM option as I have read its better for Virtual Machines. Ubuntu is installed and running fine but in ...
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Gparted and reallocation

I had a triple boot configuration with Windows 7, Mint 13, and Ubuntu 13.04. I deleted the Mint OS. Using Gparted I shrunk the old Mint (sda5) and now have unallocated space (see below screenshot). ...
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Gparted “can't have overlapping partitions” error

I one partition which is 26gb on the right side. I am trying to move it to the left and grow to take up the other 970 gigabytes which are unallocated but it says can't have overlapping partitions. Any ...
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What partition table does the ubuntu 12.04 installer make?

What partition table does the Ubuntu 12.04 live CD installer make? Or can you choose that? Or should I use Gparted when I make the partitions for best compatibility?
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Dual booting Ubuntu and Fedora

I'm thinking about dual booting my current ubuntu 12.04 OS with fedora 18. My question is when I shrink the current ubuntu partition, which takes the whole disk (with Gparted) will I be able to share ...
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ubuntu 12.04 and windows 7 dual partition. Extending ubuntu memory

Previously, I have installed Windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 as dual boot on my 320 GB laptop. I have three partitions. 200 GB - Window's 7 is installed in it. 100 GB - NTFS partition its name is (new ...
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How can I resize my filesystem partition?

So, when I installed Ubuntu a long time ago, I made five partitions. System Reserved 500 mb Windows 8 partition 250gb Ubuntu swap 5 gb Ubuntu "/" 10 gb Ubuntu "home" 40 gb I only got 1 gb free on ...
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Partition table unrecognized on gParted, shown wrong in Disks

I had dual boot on my old laptop (2006), with win XP and Ubuntu 13.04 witch was installed after the XP, and everything worked well for me. So, as per usual, I decided to re-install my XP, witch ...
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Data Recovery from a MicroSD in Ubuntu

I have a microSD card that was in a camera that got hit by a rally car... I'd like to recover the videos that are on the card, but I'm not having much luck. I've tried mount it using an external ...
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Error creating partition table on NTFS formatted hard drive

I'm having a problem with a friend's old external hard drive. The hard drive (1.5TB WD Caviar Green) isn't detected by any computer regardless of the OS installed. So I disassembled the hard drive ...
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I really messed up my installation / wrong size for encrypted root partition

I have already installed Ubuntu 12.04 but I made a huge mistake while installing. While installing, the setup asked me to allocate drive space. I have a ~650GB hard drive that shows up as :C and :D in ...
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Has my Dell laptop come with partitions?

I have done lots of searches, and found lots of useful advice on partitioning the Ubuntu system so that the Ubuntu operating system (/root ?) is in a separate partition to all my files, folders, ...
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How to extend ubuntu partition size?

Ok, so dev/sda1 is empty now, but it had Windows XP installed there. dev/sda5 is Ubuntu. I want to delete dev/sda1 and extend dev/sda5. In GParted LiveCD, when I delete dev/sda1 and try to resize ...
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Disk Usage Analyzer and other programs reporting incorrect partition capacities

I recently resized/moved my home partition and then expanded my root partition into the free space remaining. I did this all off a bootable usb with gparted. When i started ubuntu back up and ran ...
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Gparted unmount grayed out

I'm getting warnings saying my boot partition is almost full, so I need to shrink the main partition and grow the boot. I booted off a live CD and ran Gparted, but none of the partitions is ...
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Can a partition table be edited from a LiveUSB of another architecture?

My purpose is to re-partition a dual-boot machine (running Ubuntu 13.04 / Windows 7), i.e. the current table is as follows: ----------------------------------------------------------- | | ...
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GParted problem - “Unable to satisfy all constraints on the partition” [closed]

I have a dual-boot system and I wanted to shrink the Windows partition to give more space for Ubuntu. So using GParted, I was able to properly shrink the Windows partition, leaving some unallocated ...
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Removing a VCDROM drive from an External?

I have a buffalo drive that comes with a Virtural CD Rom partition with "tools" for using the drive. I would like to delete this partition and resize the storage partition to use the space (approx ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 & Win7 64-bit: /dev/sda contains GPT signature

I have 2 options in BIOS Legacy Support (enable/disable). Its a recently purchased laptop and has the UEFI option. I enabled Legacy Support and installed Win7 64-bit successfully. Then I booted ...
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Resizing partitions: big problem

I was using gparted to increase the size of my Ubuntu partition, when in the middle of it all my programs close/processes stop, the screen displays "out of memory" (I guess this means RAM) and the ...
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Can't Mount External Drive After Reformatting

I just bought a Toshiba Canvio 2TB external hard drive. I then installed GParted, and reformatted the drive to ext4 (following the instructions in part 1 & 2, at this blog). The instructions ...
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Can not unmount SDA partition in GParted

My /boot partition got full with updates, so I wanted to make it larger. I booted from a live disk, but my main partition is not unmountable (and thus not resizeable, so I can't make it smaller to ...
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Problem moving partition using gparted

I have Ubuntu on my PC but at the same time I would like to install windows XP. So I try to create a partition BEFORE my Linux partition using Gparted using the Live USB of Ubuntu following guides ...
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Partitions. is it safe to move partition containing /boot?

I am running dualboot (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04) and I would like to make more space for my Ubuntu partition. I am doing it from a live cd through gparted. I was about to resize my windows ...
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Is it possible to customize the GParted toolbar so that the icons include text?

I installed GParted 0.12.1 in ubuntu. There is no text description under the toolbar icons. Is there a way to display text under the icons in the toolbar as can be seen on the various tutorial web ...
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Unable to extend ubuntu partiton

I'm trying to expand my Ubuntu partition, I booted up my LiveCD, opened GParted and freed some space. But when I'm trying to expand the partition, it doesn't show any free space. It does this only for ...
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where should I install windows?

here is a picture of "GParted". Where should I install windows (which partition?)? It's SDA1? I'm not sure because there are 20gb in use and I don't know why. It's possible that's the older ...
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Want to take several partitions and create one big one in GParted

Basically, I have this mess of partitions and unallocated space on my hard drive, I'd like to take every one except for /dev/sda1 (Windows 7) and create one big partition I can re-install Ubuntu on. ...
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How do I upgrade Ubuntu on a partition using an iso image?

I've searched through some answers here, and while one was marked as a duplicate, it specifically dealt with an apt upgrade, so I don't think it applies to my question. Currently I have 12.10 on my ...
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Does Ubuntu have gparted included?

As the title suggests, I need a live distro that has gparted included to work on some hard drive partitions.
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Screwed up partitions

I'm using an iMac Using ubuntu, I made a bootable gparted usb (via unetbootin) to partition my hard drive. I reduced the size of my ubuntu partition and added two hfs+ primary partitions. Now, even ...
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How to increase size of partition to take up unallocated space

I have a Ubuntu installation(sda3) with unallocated space that I want to use to use to increase the space of sda5 on the following picture: The only problem is I cant resize it, gparted says im ...
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resize non-adjacent partitions?

I have a dual boot with three main partitions, one each for Ubuntu, Windows, and my files. I want to make the one with Windows ("OS") a bit larger, which would have to be at the expense of the one ...
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Low graphics mode- problem created by gparted

I am a relatively new Ubuntu user , I have an Acer laptop and I recently upgraded to 12.04 Ubuntu from 10.04 . I decided to make a partition for installing Windows 7 and I used Gparted Live CD. It ...
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How to migrate Ubuntu/Windows 7 dualboot from HDD to HDD+SSD without reinstall?

I have a working dual-boot setup (Ubuntu 12.10 and Win7) on my laptop. I got a 320GB HDD with partitions for /, /home, swap, winsys and a big windata partition. There's more than 250GB space occupied ...
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Updated PPA for Gparted

I am looking for a PPA that has an updated version of GPARTED. The one in the official repositories is very old (Version 0.12.1). Since then, there has been 10 new versions. The last one was the 0.16 ...
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Repartition HDD to give Ubuntu more space

My Laptop came installed with Windows 7 and 320 GB of hard drive space. A few weeks ago I decided to try Ubuntu for a change, and created a 30GB partition for it. Now, I want to give more space for ...
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What to do when GParted tells me: ERROR: NTFS is inconsistent?

I bought a Seagate Expansion 1TB Drive few month's ago. It was working smooth until 3 to 4 days ago, when this problem struck me. I plugged it to my laptop in Windows 7 (I have Dual Boot, Ubuntu ...
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Shrink extended partition containing lvm

I have been bashing my head against the wall, regretting ever having opted into using LVM. I need to shrink the 75GB /dev/sda2/ to make room for a new OS installation. To do this, I need to shrink ...