Refers to space on the hard drive that does not yet have a partition in it.

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How can I get ``dd`` to skip unallocated space?

I'm virtualizing my current install before setting up 16.04. Manually backing up and eliminating what I could, my current partition table looks like this: /dev/sdb1 fat32 EFI Boot ...
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Extend home without unallocated space. With swap or ntfs [duplicate]

I've just installed (some months ago) Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus laptop. I followed a specific guide on partitions and thought everything was ok. But, beeing pretty new at this I probably made some ...
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How can I merge partitions in Ubuntu 15.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 and it's my first time I am using Ubuntu. I installed it using 50 GB space first because I had Windows 7 installed previously and thought that i will make it duel boot ...
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All hard disk as Unallocated

I had Win10 installed on my hard disk and I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside W10. During the partition creation I did a mistake and now I have all my disk as Unallocated. I can't even go ...
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External Hard disk not showing up and has unallocated space

I have Seagate 2Tb backup plus ext hard disk. Today i was watching a movie through it. Suddenly it stopped and resumed after a minute. when the movie ended the hard disk couldn't be mounted It gave me ...
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How do I extend mint root partition using a previous un allocated size?

I want to extend sda5 using sda8 with out losing any data.
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Move External HD to Internal without Reformatting?

I was in the process of tidying up my desk. Decided to connect 2 external HD's internally through Sata. The disks are being recognized, aren't mounting and when viewed in gparted are showing that the ...
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how to change disk size? unallocated disk

disk details Hello, I wanted to install a D.O.T.A game using steam but I can only install it in /Dev/sda5. I want to either increase the size of the disk or make downloads and use the other disk. i ...
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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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How repairing partition table after having chosen the Windows Recovery process from Grub

I am new here… So perhaps I am not respecting all the rules about the way the questions must be asked. If so, forgive me:) My issue is the consequence of several issues. For a while, I have had a ...
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/boot wont take up the unallocated space!

I have dual boot on my PC, running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I wanted to increase the size of /boot so that I can update stuff but apparently boot wont take up the unallocated space directly behind ...
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Can't unmount ext 4 in gparted

I wanted to add extra swap to my pc I followed lots of tutorials but i needed to make a unallocated partition and for that I needed to unmount ext4 I'm totally new in Ubuntu or linux Anybody a ...
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Can't extend root partition even after booting from LiveUSB

After doing some research on how to extend Ubuntu root partition, I tried to extend it using the GParted from a liveUSB session of Ubuntu. But I couldn't extend it. When I right click on my root ...
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Ubuntu terminal re-partitioning to increase the “root” partition size [duplicate]

My root partition size is not enough for me and should be increased in order to allow me adding some new application and services (e.g. mongodb). I got some more free space and I can see it when I ...
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liveCD Doesn't See Unallocated Space In My Hard Disk

First time here, hoping to get some help. I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu 14.10 on my computer. I have Windows 7 installed and shrunk my main partition to leave a roughly 250 Gb gap (Unallocated). ...
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I set Windows C: drive as acitve and now my Ubuntu partition has become free space (unallocated)

I was running Windows under dual-boot with Ubuntu 14.04. I accidentally opened Windows native disk manager and set the C: drive as active. It turned my Ubuntu extended partition into free space ...
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Missing drivers after creating unallocated partition for ubuntu

after creating unallocated partition from c drive (first partitioning the drive then deleting it) to be used for ubuntu I encountered an error opening the cd drive in my hp pavillion dv6, repeated ...
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Unallocated space as unused space

I am using Windows 7 with a total of 500 GB hard drive space(distributed equally in the three drives ie. C drive, D drive and E drive and a 100MB system drive). I have nearly 150 GB unallocated space ...
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Can't resize existing partition with gparted

I'm trying to resize my ext4 partition where my ubuntu (elementary os) is installed on. I started a ubuntu live cd and opened gparted, see screenshot There is no way to allocate the free space for ...
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Xubuntu 14 backup and reinstall or make /home folder

I am dual-booting win8 and xubuntu 14, but I only gave xubuntu 30gb space and decided to make it my primary os now. I shrinked my windows volume and managed to free up around 300gb space.Now I would ...
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How to move and resize Ubuntu's ext4 and linux-swap logical partitions?

EDIT: Ended up fiddling around and found this out: I needed to delete the Swap partition, add the unallocated space to the extended partition, then add the unallocated space to my ext4 partition ...
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Move unallocated space so it can be assigned to an existing partition

I have an issue that I cannot seem to solve, please see the following screenshot: The circles represent the key symbols which aren't removed even during live session from a bootable USB of Xubuntu. ...
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Can't read Ubuntu partition on Windows 8

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with a Live CD, and it seemed to work. However, when I boot into Windows 8, it shows up as Unallocated space. When I use Gparted, it shows up properly. I wanted to use a ...
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Lost disk after migrating from XP to Ubuntu [duplicate]

After migrating from windows XP (they still exist ;) I "lost" the disk with 3 partitions on it. One of these partitions was the windows system disk. This disk is now marked as "unallocated". How do I ...
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How can I increase the size of a linux partition from an unloccated

I have windows 8 and Ubuntu on my laptop. I created a partition too small for linux at the begining. I wanted to increase it with 20Go from my Windows partition. I remove it from windows and it is now ...
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GParted claims whole hard drive is unallocated and gives warning about GPT table

For months I have been happily using my 3TB hard drive, and I still do. Today I discovered that GParted shows the whole drive (/dev/sdb) as being unallocated. The drive works fine though. Clicking for ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 with encryption installed manually won't load on SSD

I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my new SSD drive in laptop. I have no other OS and want to use whole disk for Ubuntu installation. However, I've read that it's best to leave some unallocated space ...
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Problems Installing Ubuntu 13.10 Alongside Windows 7 - gpart shows unallocated space

I've searched for people with similar problems but none of the fixes seem to be working for me. I have a Windows 7 (200gb + 100mb reserved partitions) and the rest (~800gb) as unallocated. This is ...
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How can I recover an unallocated Ubuntu-Installation? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu as my main OS and Windows for gaming (dual boot). After I reinstalled Windows, it has, as expected, overwritten grub. I restored grub in similar situations countless times using a live-cd ...
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How to allocate unallocated space of hard disk in Ubuntu 12.4 after installation

How to allocate unallocated space of hard disk in Ubuntu 12.04 after installation. My system is running fine with Windows and Linux. I am using Windows rarely and for my official purpose I am using ...
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Add unallocated space to Ubuntu

I have a win7 installed. For Ubuntu, I shrink my hard disk and free 80G for Ubuntu installation. Then I installed Ubuntu alongside win7 using the free 60G space, and leave another 20G free ...
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Increasing partition size with unallocated space to the left

I have 100MB unallocated at the beginning of my hard drive. How can I merge them to another partition? Gparted only allows me to increase space if it is in the right. If I try to increase the ...
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Extending Ubuntu Partition size with the unallocated space (swap is between these two)

My Ubuntu 12.04 is set up on virtualbox, the host system is Windows 7. When setting up my system, I created 8GB VDI hard drive. In a short time I run out of free space, so I increased the size of ...
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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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Recovering deleted ext4 Ubuntu partitions using TestDisk (None partition media table type) [closed]

All screenshot images in one album: http://imgur.com/a/gqPio#0 (updated: added deep search results) Question How do I write (recover) found partitions from [None] None partition media table ...
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Installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongwith windows xp in two different HDDs

I have two HDDs. First HDD has four partitions with Windows XP in the first partition Second has two partitions and 15GB unallocated space. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in the second HDD ...
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using Unallocated space when not adjacent to extended partition

I need to use the unallocated space without deleting the sda7 partition In deed the unallocated partition is next to swap partition Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System ...
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Join unallocated space with GParted

I need to join a 96.47GB partition with 155GB partition with "GParted", without modify /dev/sda1. How can I do it? D: See screenshot of GParted window here Sorry for my poor english, I'm japanese xD