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Resize Partitions on A Remote Server

I have two partitions, one is about 1.8TB (home) and the other is 20GB (root). I want this to be the other way round, 1.8TB (root) and 20GB (home). I've been reading for some time, but am struggling ...
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How to merge free space into partion in ubuntu server?

I'm running Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine with VirtualBox in Windows. Because I've ran out of space I resized the virtual machine size from 6 GB to 8 GB. But those 2 GB appear as "Free space" ...
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Disk partition on ubuntu server 12.10

I'm new on Ubuntu. Currently I'm trying to install Ubuntu server 12.10 on Acer AR320 F1 with 300GB SAS HDD. When I'm in the disk partition section, it only shows me 3 choices which are: - CONFIGURE ...
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1answer
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Problems Re-installing ubuntu

I previously uninstalled the operating system "Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit", and now it is not available to boot from. I am trying to install "Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit" and I am having quite a hassle doing so. I ...
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301 views

Difference between Ubuntu Partitions and Windows Partitions

I had first installed ubuntu using wubi through windows, on my drive D, the drive contains some windows files as well, no I want to move my wubi install and make it a regular install on Drive C. ...
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1answer
105 views

Ubuntu takes complete hard disk for installation without considering pre-existing partitions

I have recently installed Windows 7 on my laptop with 320 GB HD. Then, I made a partition so now I have 2 primary and 3 logical partitions (all NTFS). I want to install Ubuntu 12.10 so I used ube and ...
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Repartitioning my installation to have multiple Ubuntu partitions and a shared /home/data

I am currently running dual-boot Windows 8/Ubuntu 12.10. My current partitioning is shown here: /dev/sda is 931.51 GB and has a GPT with : 500MB Windows RE Tools (ntfs ) 300MB ...
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1answer
90 views

Increase the partition size of Ubuntu

I have 1TB hard disk. I have installed ubuntu on a 30GB partition and the rest is for Windows 8. I want to increase the ubuntu partition size to 100GB. How do I do this?
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Boot failure after disk manipulation

My 32bit 12.10 system won't boot. I used Gparted to increase the boot partition’s size because updates were not working. As expected, the system needed boot fix. I have tried the Boot Repair option ...
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1answer
273 views

Ubuntu 12.10 After installation (D drive and E drive in Windows System) are missing!

After Installing Ubuntu 12.10 with Installation option "Replace Windows 8 with Ubuntu" I can't see any drive[ D: and E: ] mounted in Ubuntu. They are not even under /mnt/ location. What the hell had ...
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2answers
48 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
316 views

Formating a USB stick with ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I know there's a few relevant questions answered but when I try to format it through disk utility the only answer I get is: "Error synchrinizing after initial wipe: Timed out waiting for object ...
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1answer
162 views

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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0answers
178 views

trying to dual boot Win 8 and Ubuntu 12.10

I have been trying to install Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 ( 64 Bit ) on a Lenovo twist notebook. I have now installed Windows 8 ( with UEFI, secure boot disabled ) and I am following the instructions ...
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3answers
102 views

Two home folder. Ubuntu 12.10

Hi to all, Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.10. It's very nice and I like it very much. I have a few doubts about folders, as I was previously using Windows. In Windows, I have 3 local disks C,D,E. Now ...
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191 views

Ubuntu and Mint errno 5

There is no way I could install ubuntu right now. I have a laptop - samsung r580 I had: installed windows 7 on ntfs partition installed ubuntu 12.10 (12.04 upgraded to 12.10) - i dont remember if i ...
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1answer
78 views

Extending the size of ubuntu partition

I have a computer which have windows 7,Ubuntu 10.04 and Ubuntu 12.10 respectively. This is my partition table The 21 GB ext4 is the primary partition of Ubuntu 12.10 and 18 GB ext4 is of Ubuntu ...
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0answers
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Partitioning ubuntu 12.10 hard drive [duplicate]

About a month ago i installed ubuntu 12.10 on my computer, but i installed ubuntu on my whole 600 gb hard drive because i did not like the partition of only 30 gb that i could create from windows with ...
0
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1answer
155 views

How to write Ubuntu in boot.ini?

I have windows xp. It has ntldr and boot.ini on multi 0 disk 0 rdisk 0 partition 1 and load Windows from multi 0 disk 0 rdisk 0 partition 3 I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on second hard drive and I ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.10 and Prolong SSD life

I will be installing Ubuntu 12.10 on a SSD as a dual boot with Windows 7. I also have a HDD that will be used as a data drive. I was thinking of having: / on SSD /home on HDD swap on HDD Is there ...
0
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2answers
63 views

How do I verify that my partitions are being used

I have installed Ubuntu by manually specifying the partitions /, /swap & /home. I am new to Ubuntu so I would like to verify whether these partitions are working properly.
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1answer
117 views

Ubuntu 12.10 i386 installed on MacBook but not working at all

I have searched through a lot of questions but it looks that nobody had the same problem. I have successfully installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my MacBook (mid 2009) from a burned DVD. While keeping a 450 G ...
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3answers
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How do I partition my hard drive to manually install Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8?

I have a Windows 7 machine I upgraded to Windows 8, so as a result I have BIOS and not UEFI. I attempted to install Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8 yesterday, and accidentally used wubi without ...
0
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4answers
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Ubuntu 12.10 installer doesn't recognise Windows 8 partition on Toshiba C850 Laptop

I purchased a Toshiba C850 Laptop and I'm trying to install the 64 Bit version of Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8, allowing me to dual boot. I burnt a Ubuntu 12.10 DVD, disabled Secure Boot on the ...
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4answers
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Partitions required for Installing Ubuntu?

I have a Laptop with 1TB hard disk space. I can allocate 100GB for Ubuntu. Currently there is only Windows 7 installed. I am new to Ubuntu & am confused by terms like mount point, root partition, ...
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2answers
284 views

Does installing Ubuntu 12.10 with 'Erase Win7' option deletes Windows partitions? [duplicate]

I had Win 7 in C:\ and other data in F:\ G:\ H:\ partitions. Installed Ubuntu 12.10 with option Erase win7 and install Ubuntu and checked LVM option. After installing Ubuntu I'm not able to see F:\ ...
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1answer
922 views

How to shrink an ext4 /home partition without using a LiveCD and losing data?

I need to shrink an ext4 /home partition (/dev/sda9) to make space for something else. I would prefer avoid live CDs (boot troubles with new EFI and. I don't have a CD/USB in hand in the office). I ...
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0answers
478 views

ubuntu installation hangs at 'preparing to install ubuntu'

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.10 by making a bootable USB but it keeps getting stuck on the preparing to install Ubuntu screen. No matter if I click install updates or not. I verified the md5sum and ...
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2answers
126 views

Ubuntu 12.10 installation options

I got a 400 GB hard disk with 200 GB allocated to windows vista and 200 GB unpartitioned space. During the installation I selected "Install ubuntu alongside windows vista". Then I clicked on Install ...
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2answers
61 views

Ominous “8.5 GB Volume” on MomentusXT under 12.10

I'm looking for people who also have their Ubunutu/Linux running on a MomentusXT ST750LX003. A partitiion/volume is shown to me that I can't mount, nor really place where it comes from. It is ...
0
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1answer
56 views

I want to install UBUNTU 12.10 , on a partition that I have created [duplicate]

I wanted to install 12.10, but also wanted to keep Windows 8, so I created another partition E: with 29GB space, and now I want to install Ubuntu on that partition is that possible in any way?
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2answers
851 views

Windows 8 not booting from grub 2

I have done a fair amount of research, and started of by disabling the secure booting UEFI settings as well as the Intel Smart boot. I partitioned the drive accordingly and when I restarted the ...
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0answers
35 views

expanding the current running operating system partition [duplicate]

I have dual booted my pc from windows to ubuntu 12.10v. I actually had done it by shrinking the 500GB volume to half a part to windows and half to ubuntu. Now I am facing an issue called low disk ...
0
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1answer
90 views

Move entire installation to blank partition

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed on a second hard drive (sdb). I had a windows ntfs partition before that for storage but have subsequently purchased an external hard drive and transferred those files ...
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1answer
408 views

How to get back to windows after install Ubuntu in the same partition?

I have two partition on my system. On one partition, I keep my data, and on other I install my OS. By mistake, I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on the drive I had installed Windows. Now I need to get back ...
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2answers
52 views

Is there a way to see what content is on which partition?

After trying out Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu by working in them for a few weeks, I have now decided on which distribution to use. Now I want to delete the partitions that holds the versions that I no ...
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0answers
53 views

How to remove 10.04 and install 12.10 in its place?

I have an AMD 64, 3.2Ghz, machine with Ubuntu 10.04 on it. 8Gb Ram, 1Tb sata HD, No internet access for any Ubuntu machines, or Windows machines for that matter. I've been running OS for almost 2 ...
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3answers
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Replace Fedora Partition With Ubuntu

So I tried installing Fedora along side Windows 7 and after a week of using Fedora, I can't stand it and I'm switching back to Ubuntu. I'm unsure of how to install Ubuntu in place of Fedora. Below is ...
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1answer
184 views

Problem Installing Ubuntu- hangs at preparation

I have read that this problem usually is in result of my partition not being clean? I believe I have a failed installation that may be causing trouble but not sure. Here is what my partitions look ...
2
votes
1answer
231 views

Need to add HDD to existing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 in one of my HardDisk with Windows 8 as Dual Boot. Now i use Ubuntu as my Primary OS. I found lack of space and purchased a new 3TB Internal HDD. I don't know how to add ...
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1answer
732 views

How to merge two partitions separated by another partition?

I cant merge these two partitons together like in this picture: The NTFS partition is my data, I don't want to delete it. How to merge these two so that I can install Ubuntu?
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1answer
529 views

Installing Ubuntu 12.10 + Windows 8 in SSD+Normal drives [closed]

I'm gonna setup my computer with a new HD config. I have a 320gb old SATA2 drive with Ubuntu 12.10 + Windows 7. I'm buying a new 120gb SSD drive today, and my plan is as follows: SSD - 20gb ...
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2answers
222 views

Disk partitioning ubuntu 12.10

I am planning to install Ubuntu 12.10 along with windows. I would like to know how to partition the drive so that I can access all my data in windows and keep one separate 20 GB for Ubuntu... Thank ...
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2answers
575 views

Boot error - [22,874755] Ext4-fs (sda2): Unrecognized mount option “x-gvfs-name=Ubuntu” or missing value

I receive the above error message, followed by: Root filesystem check failed. A maintenance shell will now be started. Root@xxxx:~# How do I fix this? I have Ubuntu 12.10. I had previously ...
0
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2answers
89 views

12.10 won't allow Windows partition to boot

I upgraded to 12.04.2 and my windows partition wouldn't boot any more. I tried 12.10 and I still have the same problem. Here is the url generated when Boot Repair attempted fixing the issue. It ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

“No root file system is defined error” when installing [duplicate]

i tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 with CD but it is not detecting my Windows Installation (Windows XP SP2) and I don't want to do partioning manually. I then tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi. ...
0
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1answer
611 views

Ubuntu 12.10. Can't format root partition at installation time

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on a Supermicro storage server and have an issue. I am using alternate (text-based) installation cd image and when I get to the Detect disks section it says there ...
0
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1answer
389 views

How to extend Ubuntu partation size?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 64BIT under my laptop, Asus K53E-B. Its hard disk drive volume 640GB. I have 3 operation systems: Windows 7, Windows 8 (I just wanted try it), and Ubuntu 12.10. I don't know ...
0
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1answer
232 views

Dualboot with windows 8? Problems with partitions

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.10 on a sony vaio that runs windows 8 natively. After booting from cd I arrive at the point where I have to choose the partition: First of all, I come to a page where ...
2
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3answers
243 views

lost data on partition

I'm totally new on Ubuntu. Just decided to kick out the horrible windows 8: so I downloaded the last version of Ubuntu available on the web site , tried out the live cd and found it quite interesting. ...