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Create a new virtual disk and attach it to the VM. You may then want to move "/home" onto that new virtual disk. If you choose to do that, you will obviously have to mount the new disk at /home. HTH!


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If I were you I would not set the swap to over 32gb, or else it gets even slower. There really is no way that I know of to just use them all as one disk, but if you set one as /, another as /home and possibly the other three just for data and have swap on one of the data ones then you will be golden for years to come. Or you could just look up how to set ...


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It's possible to delete or resize your /dev/sda1 and then adjust the size of /dev/sda4 and /dev/sda5 to cover the freed space; however, that will involve moving the start point of your root (/) filesystem, which is always a bit risky. You'll also need to do this from GParted on a Linux emergency disk. IMHO, a better solution, if you're willing to completely ...


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You can use a live .iso version of gparted, and pass along the space from one partition to its adjacent counterpart. See the instructions in the first post here, and dismiss the dogma of the posters saying you should re-install: http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=115288


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I'm guessing the /dev/sda1 is where your windows installation is - you might be able to shrink that partition some, but that operation should be done while windows is running, using the windows disk manager. Make a backup first! Then, using a live CD or live USB, you will need to add gparted to the usb while in the 'Try Ubuntu mode' sudo apt-get install ...



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