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Resizing Virtual drive [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu as a guest on an iMac with VirtualBox version 4.1.8. What is the easiest way to resize the virtual drive? Please provide as much detail as possible including the correct format ...
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Resize Ubuntu 10.04 VirtualBox VM virtual disk [duplicate]

How do I resize my virtual disk space? I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with only 8GB (which is the default allocated size) but it's running low on disk space. Thanks. Here's the screenshot. Thanks to @...
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Low disk space and can not boot [duplicate]

I have been running 12.04 on a Virtual Box VM for some time. It's my main development machine, so quite important. The disk size is 8Gb. Recently I started to get pop-up warnings about low disk ...
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Can't expand Ubuntu VM's hard drive space [duplicate]

Running df -h returns: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 3.9G 3.7G 1.8M 100% / none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup udev 2.0G 4.0K 2.0G ...
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Space problem for ubuntu 14.04 server which installed into Oracle virtualBox [duplicate]

How can I solve this problem: I have four drive in VirtualBox like below but I want to increase my first partition. dspace@ubuntu:/build/dspace-5.5-src-release$ sudo mvn -U package [sudo] password ...
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Error: You don't have enough free space in /var/cache/apt/archives/ [duplicate]

I am trying to use Ubuntu 20.04 in Oracle Virtualbox. I am unable to use pip or pip3 as it raises an error: Error:pip3 command not found I tried installing, but failed. $ sudo easy_install pip3 Error:...
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Why can't I resize a dynamic VDI with modifyhd command?

I see here How do I increase the hard disk size of the virtual machine. It should work with a command like VBoxManage modifyhd xp.vdi --resize 2000 When the VDI has a fixed size you can get this ...
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Why does Virtualbox' virtual disk not grow automatically?

I use VirtualBox 4.2.6 with Ubuntu 12.04 as a host and Win XP as a guest. I assigned a virtual disk (VDI) that grows with XP to a a maximum of 40 GB. Currently it uses 25 GB. Within XP it repeatedly ...
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How to increase VM HDD and RAM sizes?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 VM on VirtualBox. I used this VM for several weeks. I need to increase its RAM and HDD size. Is there a way to do so?
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Extend Windows VirtualBox partition

I want to expand the size of my Windows VM under VirtualBox. I expanded the size of the volume following the steps here, that is, VBoxManage modifyhd YOUR_HARD_DISK.vdi --resize SIZE_IN_MB but I am ...
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ubuntu 16.04 running out of space and VirtualBox vdi not extending automatically

I am updating my ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox 5.1.20 on windows 10 x64 host. When I have created this machine I checked the 'allocate dynamically' vdi disk. For some reason I am running out of space and ...
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Can't resize /dev/sda1 on gparted on Ubuntu 14.10 VirtualBox

I'm using GParted to expand the size of my /dev/sda1 partition and I know why GParted isn't letting me do that, since that is the root partition. GParted isn't on a live CD, it's on my virtual machine....
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Ubuntu: Error resizing partition while resizing partition of a Virtualbox VM running Ubuntu (Host is Windows10)

I am trying to resize (from 20 to 270 GB) the hard disk of a Ubuntu OS running inside a VM (Virtualbox) that runs on Windows 10. By following the instructions in this thread , I have with powered off ...
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Ubuntu says my disk is full but it's not

I am running Ubuntu on VirtualBox. I've allocated around 100GB of disk space for the OS, yet whenever I try and download an application (i.e. VSCode), I get an error that my disk usage is high and I ...
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Increase space for Ubuntu Server on VirtualBox

I am running Ubuntu Server in VirtualBox (I am on a Mac) as a web development server. My Mysql server has stopped starting (and wont start) and I highly suspect it is because I have no disk space left ...
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