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

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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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Toshiba 500 GB HDD Input/Output Read Error

I have a Toshiba Satellite C850 i0013 Laptop, the main specifications are as under : Processor Intel Core i3-3110M Chipset Model Intel HM76 RAM 6GB(DDR3) : 1600Mhz HDD 500GB (5400 ...
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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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NAS device failed and I am attempting to get data back - HELP! [closed]

Not a Linux guy!~ Tried on windows pc and failed. Put the Nas device hard drive is in an older pc with Kali in forensic mode because device failed and all no longer allowed access to data on hard ...
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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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Dual Boot: Gparted shows unallocated [closed]

I have been searching and reading about my problem (AskUbuntu has a nice feature where it suggests threads/questions when you type your question title), but I am not sure if they are the right ...
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Windows and Ubuntu Dual Boot Curious Problem

I hope someone will be able to solve my current problem. I am a linux newbie and I want to have a dual boot on my laptop. Currently Windows 8.1 is my main operating system and have 3 partitions (OS, ...
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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