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how do I resize my home partition (ext4) on runtime? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how to resize a ext4 root partition a runtime? I am using ubuntu 11.04. I have installed GParted. I wanted to resize my home folder cuz its low in free space but GParted ...
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How to shrink an Ubuntu 14.04 partition, without losing data? [duplicate]

I just purchased a new Dell Inspiron 5558 laptop with built-in installed Ubuntu 14.04, that has a single partition and I have only one problem: I want to shrink my 1TB drive partition; this Partition ...
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How can I increase the size of my /var und shrink it from /home or other patition? [duplicate]

first of all I'm a newbie with ubunutu servers or generell with linux. So I'll be glad if someone can explain it very simple. ^^' My Server is a Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server 64bit + Plesk Onyx from Strato ...
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Changing disk space allocation [duplicate]

I have disk space allocated as per below. Model: INTEL RS2BL040 (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 1998GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B Partition Table: msdos Number Start End Size Type ...
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Extending a partition with the command line without booting from a LiveCD [duplicate]

I would like to extend a partition without booting from a LiveCD and also from the command line, because I'm writing a bash script. I want to extend the /dev/sda5 partition. I already tried sudo ...
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How to online resize the root partition? (ext4) [duplicate]

i've got a 1tb harddisk with 3 partitons: fat32 /boot/efi ext4 / linux-swap My ext4 partition has 700 GiB free so i would like to use some of that space (like 200 gib) for a Windows 8 partition. ...
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Modify HDD partitions while using them [duplicate]

In gparted, why can’t I modify partitions that are in use, like root, but in Windows I can shrink the root partition while booted into it. Is there any program I can use to modify a partition while ...
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Disk space says 7GB even though it should be 20GB [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on a small VPS with 20GB of disk space. My problem is that only 7GB of the 20GB are available right now, even though it used to be 20GB. if I run the df command it also ...
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Shrink a running Ubuntu partition [duplicate]

I have a 1 TB hard drive and all of it is occupied by a Linux partition (minus 512 MB for /boot/efi). Now I want to split this partition in two halves for installing another OS. This answer tells me ...
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How to reduce the size of initrd.img on Ubuntu 13.04

with my latest upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04, the initrd.img-3.8.0-21-generic file is now 32M. This is creating me problem with upgrading to newer kernels as I have /boot partition of just 96MB. What can I ...
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How do I partition a hard drive when Ubuntu is already installed? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop, and now I want to partition my hard drive, but I'm not sure how to partition after Ubuntu is already installed. How can I partition my hard drive?
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VirtualBox drive does not expand automatically

I have a strange problem with my VDI based drive in VirtualBox, which is that the drive does not expand and this has for some reason also resulted in my x not being able to load. df -H Filesystem ...
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How do I resize root partition

I need to resize root as there is not enough space left in the partition. At present I am not able to install new package nor update ubuntu. I tried sudo apt-get clean and emptying trash but it does ...
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LVM Hard disk partitioning after Ubuntu installation

I'm a new user of Ubuntu and when I have install it, it takes the whole hard-disk space. When I tried to divide the hard-disk using Gparted partition Editor from external Ubuntu on USB, I found what ...
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Expanding a disk/volume “live” without adding more partitions/disks

We are managing more and more Linux (Ubuntu) based VMs at work, but I'm starting to struggle with something as simple as expanding an existing VM's disk, something that takes literally seconds to do ...

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