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Why do Disk utility and Gparted show different information for the same hdd(s)?

Gparted and Disks utility give me different sizes for my hard drive and its partitions. Is there a reason, for both programs, to list different information or is it an error? GParted & Terminal ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 64-bit Live CD interrupted during Gparted execution, what can I use to recover data? [closed]

Okay, so I started Gparted in a Live CD environment (an older 12.04.3 64-bit image from 2013, from when .3 just came out [which I needed to get working on my efi computer with secure boot enabled]). ...
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Hibernate option missing in ubuntu 12.04, after extending the Root partition

Till yesterday, the hibernate option was enabled and working perfectly fine. Today morning, I have extended the root partition by adding some extra free space to it. I used the gParted tool in the ...
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Unallocated space from windows 7 to Ubuntu

I shrank my /dev/sda1 using windows 7 partition program and I want to extend /dev/sda3 with that unallocated space. I know I have to use a live Ubuntu cd/usb and use gparted. But I can't seem to ...
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Can't format USB drive in xubuntu 13.10

I have a computer running xubuntu 13.10, and a flash usb drive Kingston. My friend gave it to me and I do not know why the computer did not regconize it. Here is the result after running sudo fdisk -l ...
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External USB Drive read-only cannot change to read & write

Recently I bought a FOXCONN AT-5250 barebones computer that I loaded with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the purpose of using it as a Plex Media Server computer. After I got Plex up and running it worked great ...
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How to extend ext4 with gparted?

I am having short in disk space in my ubuntu /dev/sda6 and i have 11.08 GB of free space unallocated in the sense.I have followed different article about the repartition but they are not working here ...
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USB Drive Not Functioning

Using Ubuntu 13.10 on an Asus 1015E-DS03. Using GParted, I formatted my USB drive to FAT32. Then images an ISO file to it using dd. Tried formatting again, and it just says unformatted with an error. ...
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Ubuntu won't install on unallocated space alongside Windows 7

I have a Windows 7 (preinstalled) Dell desktop. I used the Windows Partition Manager to shrink the main partition by 400 GB. The tool froze before confirming completion, but when I re-executed it, ...
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Why partition is not showing, sudo fdisk - l

I'm really new to Ubuntu and pretty scared with things right now. There were two partitions in the system partition 1 and partition 2 with ext4 format. Since I couldn't access them (I mean I couldn't ...
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Disk Failure is Imminent after Partion with gParted

I was trying to partition my drive. I used gparted live iso using usb drive. It partitioned successfully but when I logged in Ubuntu again it is showing some problem in my hard drive. Error is Disk ...
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Why is xfs filesystem type greyed out in Gparted?

I have a large hd that only 1/2 of it is an ext4 for /home. I am trying to make another partition using the XFS filesystem but its greyed out in Gparted. From what I have read here ...
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Is my SD card broken?

The SD card from my camera was always hard to mount. I had to put it in and out several times before it would mount. At first I thought that this is a problem in my card reader. Then I could not ...
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Shrinking logical partition

Im trying to resize(shrink) my ubuntu partition. Ive done the following things: -checked GParted which returns 2 partitions: one which says extended under filesystem, which encases the second volume ...
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Cloning and partitioning

I am trying to turn some partitions into extended so that I can install windows as I am trying to learn asp.net (as I cannot exceed 4 primary partitions). I am thinking of: --> Cloning /home and / ...
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Repartitioning alternatives?

Out of the 320gb of hard drive space my computer came with, only 33 GB were partitioned to Ubuntu, with the rest of the space (288 GB or so) going to windows NTFS. Of those 33 GB, 11 GB are allocated ...
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USB 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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SSD from Windows drive to external drive under Ubuntu

My SSD Samsung 840 was used as OS drive for a Windows 7 based machine. I want to use it now as external SSD drive under Ubuntu. I formatted it with Gparted to remove recovery partitions of Windows ...
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sd4 is nested! for example sda5 is a child of sda4! Ubuntu does not allow me to create any other partition!

Below pictures (captured form gparted) show my problems! sda1 -> Windows system reserved (created automatically by windows os) -> PRIMARY sda2 -> Win 8.1 -> PRIMARY sda3 -> Ubuntu ...
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How do I do a Grub resuce?

I've had a problem with hdd space, as detailed here: No hdd space left I've since tried to make more space using GParted. I've deleted partitions I thought were not being used, and expanded my Ubuntu ...
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How to extend partition with free space that is before it usgin gparted?

I have my Windows partition (C), 9GB of free space and then I have my Linux partition. How do I expand my Linux partition with that 9GB of free space using Gparted and without losing everything I ...
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How to extend an NTFS partition

I have a Linux and a Windows partition and want to extend the windows one. I already decreased the size of the linux partition via gparted, the problem is that the unused space is on the end of the ...
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Adding unallocated parition to an extened parition

I am trying to extend my Ubuntu Partition. This is what my partitions looks like, So I booted to live cd and used gparted to work with the partition. My problem now is that I deleted the swap ...
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What's wrong with my partition table?

My Ubuntu OS does not recognise any external drives or devices. This started after I installed Windows XP. When I run GParted, it shows "unallocated 465.76 GiB". I ran "sudo fdisk -l -u /dev/sda" and ...
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increase linux partion size(file system)

i have have a message today that say i need to increase my file system size in ubuntu /dev/sda12 4797600 4233236 297612 94% / hear is current condition of my ubuntu file system ...
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Cant resize partition with gparted due to failed btrfsck? [duplicate]

I cant resize my home partition with gparted. Here is the output that causes gparted to fail http://pastebin.com/AXWCTaeK
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How to partition with GParted?

I have just copied my Ubuntu 64bit ISO into my USB Flash Drive and booted from there. It's my first time using a Linux distro, right now I'm using Windows 8 and writing this from the Try Ubuntu ...
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I am STILL having issues with GParted and partitioning this HDD

So a few people have already told me a few great answers that have sent me in the right directions but i am fairly new to Linux so it is a bit difficult to me ): . I have an Acer that ORIGINALLY had ...
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How to increase space for installing programs

Noobie on 12.04. Sorry if this has been answered before but I have not been able to locate it. I had Ubuntu and Windows installed together and then got rid of Windows. However, when I install ...
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Can't copy/move anything to external drive

I bought a LaCie 3TB drive while it was on sale to replace a Seagate 2TB drive and formatted it to ext3. No mater what way I set up the partitions in gparted (3TB/1TB+2TB) I never am able to move ...
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Can't boot into Windows 7 EFI GPT after recovery operation

My question, or rather issue, is in the extent of this previous case in which I wanted to grow my Linux (ext4) partition. The partition /dev/sda6 was in the way of doing this and since it contained ...
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Merging Partitions

In an attempt to re-arrange/clean up the partitions on my dual boot laptop using gparted I seem to have run into a wall. Here is my current partition layout: /dev/sda1 - 25G fat32 Windows Recovery ...
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bios_grub partition in the way of resizing Ubuntu partition

I tried to grow the ext4 partition by shrinking sda4 and then adding the unallocated partition to the ext4 partition, where Ubuntu lives. The selected partition, sda6 (see image), contains the ...
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Partitioning Issues using GParted with Linux

I'm currently having issues in creating a new partition within the Linux environment. Currently, I've enrolled myself in the Security Tube Python Scripting Expert course, however when I created my ...
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Swap partition not enabled after booting up

This is what my gparted looks like When i formatted my computer before installing Ubuntu, I set up the partitions properly (or so i thought) and had the last "unknown" area as a linux-swap and ...
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How to split the disk partition having Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to create partition of my Hard Disk but the partition contains Ubuntu installed in it. I have GParted installed but since the partition contains Ubuntu I can't unmount. Is there any way I can ...
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Extending my Root Paritition

I've Win8/Ubuntu Dual boot. I already have 4 partition so i cannot create a new partition and mount it elsewhere. So, this (How can I increase a partition's size?) question did not help. Here's a ...
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How to resize an encrypted LLVM volume and configure it to install another Linux distribution alongside Ubuntu?

I chose to install Ubuntu with a fully encrypted disk, using LLVM. How can I resize my partition so that I can install a new Linux version alongside Ubuntu? Here's my current gparted status, this is ...
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Removing a bad sector from an NTFS partition. Badblocks gave me an output. now what?

I used badblocks to scan a partition on my hdd for bad sectors and it gave me the following output ...from what I understand it looks like "one scratch on the hdd" ... anyways I can't partition ...
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GParted and Ubuntu installer does not recognize Windows partition, but Ubuntu does

So, I'm trying to set up a dual-boot of Windows 7 Ult 64-bit with Ubuntu on my computer. The computer has UEFI firmware and originally came with Win 8. It has a 16GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. I intend for ...
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ubuntu resize partition after installing

AS I have been trying to resize my partition of hardisk.I have total volume of 500Gb as Master.I am not sure in this and I need you'r suggestion how to achieve it. Note: And I don't want to lose ...
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Resized partition with gparted size with df -h

I have Ubuntu server running in VirtualBox. I had an 8GB (default vdi size) and I needed more space so I used a 2 steps method: VBoxManager and an iso with GParted. I also installed parted on Ubuntu ...
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SMART status - Disk failure is imminent [Reallocated Sector Count Failing]

As the title suggests, I'm in a bit of a pickle. Screenshot of SMART Data: I have installed GParted but I have no idea how to use it. Screenshot of my partitions in GParted: Could someone ...
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How to Install ubuntu, problems with disk partitions

I couldn't install Ubuntu since the unallocated space is not shown in Ubuntu installer or Gparted, and the "Install along side Windows" option is not listed. Screen shot of Disk management window of ...
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resize Ubuntu Partition to install windows alongside [duplicate]

I wanted to install ubuntu alongside windows but it formatted the disk completely, now I want to install windows alongside ubuntu, above is the link to present status of harddisk (gparted) Please ...
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Unable to create partition table/partitions

I have a strange situation at the moment and I am not sure if the issue lays on the side of the hardware. I wanted to create a new partition table with Gparted as well as with cfdisk. Both ...
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I can't create extended partition on Gparted

I'm try to install ubuntu alongside with Window 7 Professional 64 bit SP1.I want to install ubuntu on extended partition.I use gparted on ubuntu live cd(I also try with gparted live cd) to create ...
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Resizing ubuntu partition in a dual boot system

I have to resize my ubuntu partition since its running out of space and i am getting warning messages while booting. I searched on internet and got to know that it can be gparted using live CD. I ...
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I just formatted my external hard drive, so why the is used space huge?

I used gparted to format my 1TB external HDD to ext4. I am new to linux and all but after formatting almost 15GiB of space is used. Is this normal? Is this how large the ext4 is? I am going to use ...
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Cannot install ubuntu,cannot see partition [duplicate]

I am having a strange problem(strange for me).I am trying to install Ubuntu On my Lenovo u310.It has a built in 32gb ssd card. I can see my partitions and both hard disks in Gparted but when I try to ...