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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 ...
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Extend the Linux Native Pratition Disk

I need little help to figure out the Way to Extend the Disk Size of Linux Native Partition. Here is the Output of df -h As you See here /dev/sda1 is boot Partition and I would Like to extend the ...
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Having trouble trying to expand a partition on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 VM that was partitioned with only 15gb of space that we need to expand. The VM is running on ESXi 6.0. I've tried booting into a Ubuntu Live CD and using gparted to expand the ...
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What is the right way to work with large external hard drives?

I own this external HD. When I sudo fdisk -l I'm given this output: zach@tux:~/code/bing$ sudo fdisk -l WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support ...
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Converting unallocated space to GPT

I'm trying to convert either unallocated space to GPT or /dev/sda3 to GPT so that I can install windows on said partition. The issue I'm running into is that when I load gdisk /dev/sda it states that ...
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How to undo the LVM partition & get normal previous version of my windows OS

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 using USB stick as a dual boot along side Windows 7. Since it didn't recognise my existing OS windows 7, i chose the first option with LVM that probably juat froze ...
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Biggest crash ever SDD cannot be found!

I'm running Ubuntu on a live key because currently I can't boot my computer any other way. I wasn't doing anything special. (downloading SOMA on steam) and my computer crashed , it seemed like I was ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on Lenovo G50-70. Difficulties to create an extended partition

I bought recently a new computer; A Lenovo G50-70 and found that Windows 8 64bits was installed on it. I'm trying actually to remove Windows and replace it by Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 64 bits. After ...
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How do I get mkntfs to recognize an ssd as a block device?

What I'm trying to do I'm trying to use GParted on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS to clone a partition from one device to a newer device (three devices are in play total if you include the one I'm working ...
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What partitions should I see when using Gparted?

When I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1 and I get to creating partitions for Ubuntu in gparted, I see tons of partitions which I have no idea what they are. On windows partition ...
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GParted does not show free space partitioned with Windows

This is my third failed attempt at dual booting windows 8.1 and Ubuntu (14.04 twice, and now 15.04). My computer is a Gigabyte Aorus X3 plus V3. When I tried to install Ubuntu using the 'something ...
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hal.dll error occurs on deleting a partition

So I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04. I have cleared my local disk F(143 gb) Now what's happening is If I delete that partition using gparted and reboot to check if my win xp is working it shows ...
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Can't make partition with Gparted

I got Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on my laptop and unfortunately i need to use Windows. I tried using a virtual machine but didn't work out for me. I want to make a partition on the 1TB diks and get ...
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Cant launch gparted live through usb

When i tried to use gparted live on my USB and tried the makeboot.sh in utils->linux and it opened it in a editor then i tried it by doing cd /dev/sda but it says Directory not found then i ...
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Unable to create partition table

I have an SD card, and it says the only partition on it is a RAW partition. When I try to format it, gparted says there is no partition table. When I try to add one, it is unable to. (Only tried a ...
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How to extend root partition using unallocated space?

I got a filesystem root has 0 disk space error while upgrading Ubuntu, so I've opened Windows 8 and shrinked C drive. Now, I have a 100 gb unallocated space but I see that I cannot merge it to ...
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Undo “Create partition Table” with Gparted on luks encrypted disk

I mistakenly picked the wrong disk volume with GParted and chose either the "Create partition table" or "Partition->new" (not sure). I realized the error before applying the change and exited ...
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which partition should I extend?

so I shrunk the main storgage partition in my windows 7, and now I want to give that space to ubuntu. There are 3 partitions I see reserved for ubuntu: extended, ext4 (the file system?), and ...
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Please help to increase my root partition size [duplicate]

I really need to increase my root file system size to atleast 20 gb. Right now I am running out of space. And I dont want to re install everything again. I have attached a screenshot of gparted. Any ...
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How to resize the partition in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have only one partition right now. I want to make two partitions. But I am unable to do so. I am using GParted for this. Here is the screenshot of gparted. When I click on resize. The minimum ...
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Cannot resize disk using GParted [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu on my ASUS x550l. I have done everything with the OS setup, now I want to resize my disk but I can't do it by using GParted. How can I resize my disk?
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Hard-Disk Partitioning: Please Help Me! :(

Guys i am new to linux and all that stuff. I installed ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 a few days ago and i am not happy with the hard disk partition so i installed gparted, i want to add the unallocated ...
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Resize root Partition that is lvm'ed

I know this question has been asked many times, but I'm having a hard time figuring this out. I have a partition that is lvm'ed and I'm trying to increase it's size. This is on a VM machine, I first ...
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How do I add unallocated space to my distro?

I deleted my old main distro, and now I have unallocated space i want to add to the new one but gparted doesn't let me resize it.
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how to resize my main partition/ complete delete old one?

I dual booted with Xubuntu and Elementary to try it out but didn't like it. Now I want to delete Elementary completely. i downloaded Gparted but I can't delete some partitions because they're locked.
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ubuntu cannot install gparted

I'm trying to run gparted on fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. In unity search when I write gparted it responds with 'No results found'. In terminal I write sudo apt-get install gparted and it ...
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Unknown space on my hard drive

I recently formatted a 250GB SSD and installed Ubuntu 14.04. I see 15GB not being used and marked as "unknown". I had not partitioned the drive initially. Can I use this space or should I just leave ...
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Why do I get this error message when using gparted in the live cd?

So, I have just bought a new laptop. I used a live cd to check the default partitions and I get this error (see screenshot). Why is that? I am slightly worried because my last HD had so many bad ...
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Gparted doesn't create partition table

I wrongly used to command dd to create a bootable usb specifying the partition of the USB, and not the disk (with of=/dev/sdb1 instead of of=/dev/sdb and now I'm trying to recover the USB. When I ...
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How to install Windows(8.1/10) when Ubuntu 14.04 is installed?

I want to install windows operating system on my laptop (originally came with windows, but deleted it because Ubuntu is better for me, but now I have to use Windows, because of my studies). Few days ...
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How to remove fedora after installing Ubuntu (from Ubuntu)?

I already have Windows 7 installed and then had installed fedora 18 alongside it. Recently, I installed Ubuntu alongside both. Now I wish to remove the space given for Fedora and merge it with Ubuntu. ...
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Bad/Damaged Drive No Longer Even Accessible via LiveCD

I have a bad/damaged hard drive that had Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS installed on it, and per suggestions in the Ubuntu Forums, I was going to try and use ddrescue on it to clone it to another drive and ...
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Resize partitions Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition

I've a Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition. Is it possible to resize partitions? I've already installed gparted, but i can't start gparted: $ sudo gparted Failed to get D-Bus connection: operation not permitted ...
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Dual Boot formatting partition to ntfs

I just formatted my PC and decided to install a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04LTS following this answer I set the partitions. But somehow in the last step I couldn't format the partition ...
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lvm2 pv format option is grayed out in gparted

I would like to format a partition to lvm2 pv with gparted, but the option is grayed out.