Questions relating to the resizing of application windows. For questions about resizing partitions please use the partitioning tag.

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How can I move space from my root partition so I can use it? [duplicate]

When I installed ubuntu I've made my boot/root partition way too large. I need some of that space. What can I do now? I attached a link to a picture to see how my partitions are. I don't really know ...
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Live DVD ignored when booting

I want to resize the / partition of a computer, and for this I need to use a Live disk. I've downloaded the ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso file from the Ubuntu website, and I burned it onto a regular ...
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How to resize windows exactly in XFCE?

I was wondering if, in XFCE (my laptop is older and Unity is slow) it is possible to resize windows to exact pixel amounts? e.g. Let's say I want a 501x504px window. Is this possible? Even if the ...
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FFmpeg on Linux Video Size in Preset

Hi everyone I am trying to create a preset to encode my videos with ffmpeg through this file: #video options s=716x402 vcodec=libx264 minrate=900k maxrate=1100k bufsize=1500k vprofile=high level=4 ...
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Dragging and resizing shortcuts in XFCE

I use Xubuntu 12.04, and since I am on a laptop, I try to save on screen estate by using a minimalistic window theme I found here : http://kira28.deviantart.com/art/Xfwm4-theme-TillSummer-366057630 ...
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Restart when trying to resize partition

I am brand new to Ubuntu (and installing operative systems/partitioning/etc...) and up to know everything has been going smoothly, but now I'm having a problem that I think I can fix, but just don't ...
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Unity laucher resize bug [duplicate]

Hello i just installed ubuntu 12.04 and installed the updates that was available. I have used ubuntu 12.04 before with no problem but now i want to make the icon size on the Unity launcher smaller. I ...
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Ubuntu Gtkmm 3 window resize

I have a window and this is it's size: window->set_default_size(600, 400); The problem is when i set this: window->set_resizable(false); The window will shrink. Look in picture: below ...
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Resizing Ubuntu 13.10 partitions

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 to this device ( picture below ) , and it has the following partitions on the picture below, i can't resize the extended partition, i want to create a NTFS partition on same ...
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Expanding an encrypted xfs volume - Amazon EBS

I am working on expanding a currently attached volume to one of my Ubuntu Amazon AWS servers, but I am having some problems. I already created a new volume from a snapshot, then attached the newly ...
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Resize my root partition

I have the following partitions shown in gparted. It is not showing the partition in which ubuntu is installed as root. How can I resize my root partition by shrinking the 440gb partition to ...
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Editing system partition

There is only one partition in my hard disk. I want to give a partiton on it. Is there any way to resize it without using any live cd?
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How to delete Windows XP and integrate its partition to Ubuntu?

I currently have my machine partitioned with Windows 7 & XP; and since XP will soon no longer be officially supported I want to replace that partition with Ubuntu. However I also already have an ...
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How can I resize 300 image at the same time? [duplicate]

I have a folder, which include ~300 images. I want to resize it to 800px wide in another folder. How can I do that? I have tried some ImageMagick command.
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How to resize partition that is inside “Linux LVM” partition

How to resize partition that is inside "Linux LVM" partition in 13.10 Ubuntu? I transferred Ubuntu installation from 160GB to 500GB disk. I have successfully resized sda3 partition using Ubuntu LiveCd ...
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how to resize ubuntu 13.10 partition without reinstaling ubuntu [duplicate]

how to merge that unallocated 11gb partition to sda5 "/" (which is extended partition under sda3) please help me i m out of space ! *i m unable to merge that unallocated partition with sda5 nor sda3 ...
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How to resize a pdf from 1MB to 400KB [duplicate]

I have a pdf file that is 1.1MB of size but I need upload 400kb of that file. Please tell me how to resize the file to get an output of 400kb.
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Not able to resize, shrink partition as I installed Ubuntu on my entire hdd

I am completely new to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP pavilion dm4 2165dx. I was previously running windows 8 on my laptop. I did a complete format and installed Ubuntu. But i installed it ...
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Wacom Bamboo CTL-470 issues - Ubuntu 13.10

I have having a few issues with my Wacom Bamboo CTL-470 on Ubuntu 13.10. Every time I power on it tell's me that the offical drivers are not installed so the device may not function properly. It gave ...
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Partitions appear larger than supposed to be

I've resized my C:// (Windows7) partition by 41GB, hence made it smaller and Merged the extra space with the other Data Partition I had. Now Ubuntu is 'seeing' both partitions as larger when compared ...
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How to change default icon size in Chrome and other apps?

I would like to make the default icon size at the top of Chrome (and other apps), and the default zoomed-in-ness, larger for my aging eyes? Can i ask how to do it? And thanks
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Drive re-partitioning how do i add the unallocated space to dev sda2?

Here is what my drives look like: sda2 is a windows drive and sda6 is ubuntu. Not necessarily using gparted, what is the best way to extend sda2 so that is had the unallocated space added to it?
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How to resize Lubuntu partition

I did read about resizing partition with gparted but it doesn't work for me... I have Windowns 7 on a primary partition and lubuntu on extended, I mean on extended I have 'root' partion and 'swap'. ...
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How to resize boot partition

Here's my problem. I'd like to reinstall Ubuntu. My laptop is an old HP Compaq nx7400. The optical drive went wrong, it can't read discs. I would use a USB port instead but the laptop won't boot from ...
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How to disable manual window resizing?

How can I disable manual window resizing (by grabbing the edge of the window or otherwise) for one specific window? CCSM seems to only have rules for setting window sizes, not this.
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Partition resize after ubuntu on windows8

I have got a weird problem and I ended up getting 3 partitions after installing ubuntu on windows 8. In sequence: 1. windows 8 - main partition 2. Grub - 1 MB 3. ubuntu - 38 GB + Swap (5 GB) 4. 20 GB ...
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Please help to switch to Ubuntu Full-Time! [duplicate]

My Window positions and sizes are never saved. When I open programs like: Chromium, Code Blocks, XChat, Thunderbird, Skype and others. Set them in a correct location on one of my screens (I have ...
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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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Download Ubuntu [duplicate]

My download must be resized my Disc Is 700MB and it states not enough room, could someone please tell me what size disc I need.
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Why can't I resize partitions? [duplicate]

I am trying to install Windows 7 (Ubuntu installed first). I try to resize my partition but everything is greyed out but unmount, info and manage flags. I am also using the partition I am trying to ...
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Where to send feature request? [duplicate]

My problem is that resizing windows is a pain. (related question: One pixel 'grab' area when resizing windows , but resizing at the edges is still too clumsy, I do know about the ...
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How to resize my window to normal full screen again?

I want be able to restore the window size to full screen. I'm only seeing minimized window when being on Internet. What am I to do ? The usual F11 control button doesn't do the job and I'm quite ...
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Install fail “Parted can't resize partitions managed by window dynamic Disk” [duplicate]

How to solve the problem? (The existing system is Windows 7, 64-bit.)
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Can we control a terminal-window size from a '.desktop' file

The .desktop file opens a python script in the terminal. (with 'Exec' and Terminal = true). Could any other parameters be included so as to open the gnome-terminal in a specific profile or a ...
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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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Auto-adjusting the guest display on VirtualBox 4.2.16

I've got a 13.04 guest running under OS X, and have been having trouble getting my Ubuntu VM to use conventional resolutions (currently uses 4:3 aspect ratio with horizontally compressed UI, even ...
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Sync and image resize

I'm looking for a soloution to my slightly ususual problem. I have two folders, folder A and folder B. Folder A contains a directory structure of photo albums. Photos are regularly added/removed and ...
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screen needs to be shifted

My screen is shifted over to far to the right. It turns out there is a blank part on the left of the screen, and scroll bar cut off on the right. I cant find anything on my monitor for shifting it. So ...
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A pre-13.04 program/script/window-manager used to let me resize windows by triple touching a window

In a previous Ubuntu installation, there was a cool feature that let me use a three-finger touch to change the size of the active window. I don't remember the version of Ubuntu or the name of the ...
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Is there easy and safe way to resize /boot

My /boot is full. Is there an easy and safe way to resize it? I saw a discussion which said that /boot partition is not required. A /boot directory will be fine. However, I don't think I can have ...
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Details too small on FHD and Kubuntu, want to enlarge them

I've installed Kubuntu on FHD 15.6' screen and the details are way too small. I've enlarged the fonts through "application appearance ->fonts", but that only increased the letters. Other items are too ...
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How to expand the ext4 primary partition size in a VMware Player virtual disk?

I have a VMware Player virtual machine setup, running Ubuntu 10.04 as the a guest OS. The VM was created on a 20GB virtual drive, with a single partition for working space. Finally I got to the point ...
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Resize ext4 /home partition from start sector

I need to resize my ext4 /home partition to make space to my boot partition before it. The thing is to do so I need to change the start sector of my home partition (the boot partition is extended on ...
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How do I enable live window resizing in Ubuntu 13.04?

In Ubuntu 13.04 when you resize an application window by clicking with the mouse on any of its borders the whole window area gets covered by an orange transparent film; if then the mouse cursor is ...
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Resize Boot Device Volume [duplicate]

I'm Wondring how can I resize Boot Volume because it got 15GO of space and he use only 71.7MB only almost 0% of space. So I want to reduce This space and add it to principle Device "/"
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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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How to resize windows with alt+right click instead of alt+middle click in Ubuntu 13.04

The title says it all. I want to resize windows with an right click while holding the alt key, instead of the new default alt+middle click. I have found no way to enable this behaviour in 13.04. The ...
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Install geforce gtx 680 un Ubuntu 12.10

Noob here experimenting with Linux stuff. My screen resolution is out of proportion in my monitor, it's too stretchy. The only way I have solved it in windows 8 is by changing the setting of the ...
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GUI program to resize pdf documents and change their DPI

I see that LibreOffice Draw should be able to open a pdf and export it with options for changing quality and DPI resolution. But the high-resolution scanned pdfs that I have are not properly opened in ...
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SSH terminal resizing not working - rackspace cloud server

It appears that rackspace cloud ubuntu servers that you ssh into do not auto resize the column count when you use gnome-terminal. They are fixed at whatever size you connect at. However, you do not ...