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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 ...


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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


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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 ...


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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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