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I did this using a system with multiboot distros (Ubuntu on ext4, Xubuntu on btrfs). Running Ubuntu, I have taken the Xubuntu btrfs home partition, and archived it using fsarchiver. I was then able to restore it, again using fsarchiver, to a different partition and specify ext4 filesystem type. That seemed to work okay. Still in Ubuntu, I mounted the ...
Your problem is not related to mounting points or permissions. You need to install ia32 library because Linux 64-bit adt bundle comes with a 32 bit adb. Try this: sudo apt-get install libc6-i386 lib32stdc++6 lib32gcc1 lib32ncurses5
You can use kpartx to be able to use embeded partition in files. For example: sudo kpartx -a ubuntu-15.04.iso Will give you additional devices under /dev/mapper like /dev/mapper/loop0p1, ... that you can mount. This might not be needed in your case as to grow your partition, I suggest (do backup): dd if=/dev/zero bs=1M count=500 >> yourfile.ext4 ...
The problem is your partition table, not ext4. You'll need to backup, format, and restore to convert from MBR to GPT. Booting from GPT requires either an EFI system partition ( if your motherboard supports UEFI ) or a 1 mb bios_grub partition. After that, resizing in the future is done easily with gparted.
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