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I have windows 8.1 and Ubuntu installed. If I change the Ubuntu partition name in Windows, will that cause me problems in Ubuntu (or Windows)?

I'll add that Windows 8.1 was installed on the machine and I first partitioned the drive in Windows before installing Ubuntu. Now, I want to change the drive name in Windows.

I cannot imagine this is a problem, but I'd rather ask than find out how limited my imagination is the hard way.

Thank you!

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Changing the label should not cause problems between Windows and Ubuntu. In both cases, references to the disk are to the device in Linux (like /dev/sdX) or to the letter in Windows (like D:/). The label is really just for the user's benefit.

You may feel more comfortable editing the label from Ubuntu instead:

How to rename partitions?

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