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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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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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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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Is there any way to resize ubuntu root partition without restarting [duplicate]

I want to resize the main ubuntu partition but i dont want to use a boot-drive and i don't have another OS on my pc
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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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How to extend/resize Root ("/") partition if there is no unallocated space available? [duplicate]

Since there is no unallocated memory available at present, I need to first create some unallocated memory from of one the partitions (/dev/nvme0n1p3, /dev/nvme0m1p4, /dev/nvme0n1p5, /dev/nvme0n1p8). ...
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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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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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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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How to extend the root partition in Ubuntu 18.04

I have the following situation: Where I would like to extend the size of nvme0n1 from 8GB to 78 GB using the command line. Adding also fdisk as requested in comments: Any help is appreciated.
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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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