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GParted (GNOME Partition Editor) is a free partition editor for graphically managing disk partitions. It is included in some flavors of Ubuntu by default and is available in repositories.

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Increase storage of dual boot system using new drive

I have dual boot system with 240GB of SSD, that is equally divided between ubuntu and windows 10, now I ran out of spaces in both of the partition. I bought a new 240GB ssd and want to install windows ...
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How do I keep unallocated space as free space in the dual logging setup process? instead my partition turns to unusable disk

I am new to Ubuntu. I am setting up dual logging and used the link at the bottom of this question as a guide. Under the Getting Windows Heading (screenshot/image #6) it goes about how to make ...
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Extend ext4 partition with unallocated but with /boot in the middle

I have my computer with dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows 10 and now I want to move it to have a single-boot with Ubuntu. So, using GParted I unallocated the windows partition and I want to extend my ...
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added space to my root directory but i am still getting full alerts. why?

I was having full alerts about my root partition. I added 30GB to that partition using gparted and all went OK. But, I am still having full alerts. What's wrong? (base) amen@ubu:~$ df -h Filesystem ...
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Concerned about a warning from Gparted that says resizing my drive may cause the OS to not boot

So, I am trying to resize one of my partitions (on my SSD) from 30 gigs to 50. GParted gives me this warning that says that failure to boot may occur if I try to move the /boot or C: partitions. I ...
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how from Ubuntu to identify disk C, D' etc in windows 10

help to understand structure directories in Ubuntu is there way, simple way to find out which where what disk of Windows - C D etc I see when watch in gparted structure directories in ubuntu 20 04 or ...
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Gparted won't resize Ubuntu partition [duplicate]

I have 2 partitions, 1 for boot and 1 for Ubuntu. I'm trying to shrink the Ubuntu partition to create one for Win11. But Gparted won't let me: every time I assign a new value to the size of the ...
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Pendrive is write protected: folders show write protected and cannot delete or format 16gb pendrive

My pen drive says it is write-protected while deleting a file or formatting the drive. Even it doesn't allow repairing the device on Windows. It does not allow to partition or format the drive using ...
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How to merge a disk into current used disk without losing data?

I have created an ubuntu server where 2 Nvme disks are available. However, to my surprise only one of them is being used. After running fdisk -l I get the following results. Disk /dev/nvme0n1: 953.89 ...
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GParted shrinks the partition and then reput it to its original size

I'm working on a live ubuntu, I have a non system disk with just one partition sda (not mounted) taking all the disk. I want to shrink the partition to create a second one after. Gparted does the job, ...
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How to install win 10 after Ubuntu 20.04 Lts? [closed]

Ubuntu 20.04 is already in use, I want to install win 10, and keep Ubuntu. Kindly, guide me on how I can install 'win pro' without bootable Pendrive or with bootable pendrive.
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Add unallocated space to sda1 in Ubuntu VM VMware

I expanded maximum disk size to 100gb in VMware and now I'm trying to add the 50gb of unallocated memory to sda1 using gparted. But I cannot do that: Attempt to resize sda1 In all tutorials I followed ...
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gparted extend partition with free space from non-adjacent partition

I have a dual-booting Windows and Linux installed and I am running out of space on nvme0n1p5 / root partition. So I want to extend this partition with space either from nvme0n1p3 (78G unused) or swap ...
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HyperV - Shrink disk size and error with boot

I have VM with Ubuntu and 125GB partition, for now this OS is using about 15GB. I need to reduce size to 42GB. I have boot with Gparted, resize this partition and boot from vhdx, then I have error ...
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can you please explain this ouptut means ,bad sectors are fixed

GParted 0.30.0 --enable-libparted-dmraid --enable-online-resize Libparted 3.2 Check and repair file system (ext4) on /dev/sda1 00:08:01 ( SUCCESS ) calibrate /dev/sda1 00:00:42 ( ...
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Is it safe to simply EXTEND a boot partition with gparted without moving it

I have an old, very solid computer currently running Ubuntu 18.04 server on which I originally made the boot partition too small, and am constantly running out of space on it when doing kernel ...
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Installed latest Ubuntu Server on Unraid VM. Ubuntu says it's out of space despite plenty being allocated

I booted into gparted and increased the partition size to 1TB after increasing it in the Unraid gui. Despite that Ubuntu thinks it only has 100g to work with. My server errors out after being online ...
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How to find Ubuntu specific partition in Files app and merge them with another partition?

I have 2 partitions like in this picture. I want to merge nvme0n1p7 and nvme0n1p9 with no deleting or losing of my data. Also, I want to see what files in 'Files' app for nvme0n1p7 partition since it ...
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Resizing a partition

I recently bought a Lenovo X1 Carbon with Ubuntu pre-installed. I accidentally was in "disks" and deleted the 4.5GB recovery partition. I cotacted Lenovo and they told me once deleted the ...
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GParted vs Ubuntu Desktop/Server 20.04 own partition support

For Ubuntu Desktop and Server 20.04 - for creation and managing partitions - for installation purposes, is enough use the own Ubuntu support through the installer itself? or would be mandatory for ...
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Gparted or mkfs corrupting GPT backup header/table

------- Edit -------- This question is not about how to install Ubuntu to a USB drive (I already know how to do that). This question is about why standard utilities are corrupting GPT tables. ------- ...
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g-bd-part-error-quark error during format of sd-card

Recently my sd card stopped working in a photocamera. When I insert it into sd card reader OS can't recognize it (at least this disk is not showed up in the sidebar menu). But at the same time it's ...
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How can I resize/increase my Ubuntu partition and add unallocated space to it?

My Ubuntu system often runs out of space. When I installed Ubuntu, I unintentionally installed it on a small partition of just under 38 GB, and now it is causing issues for me. I have 20 GB of free ...
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Can't extend partition while having unallocated space

I can't seem to be able to extend a partition while having unallocated space on my drive. Firstly i tried Disks but it shows as the following: Tried Resizing Volume It shows Free Space Following as 0....
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Ubuntu VirtualBox resized hard disk not being recognized by command df -h

I tried to resize a virtual HD in VirtualBox by first using the builtin resize function, then by adjusting the partition size of /dev/sda to use all the remaining space with a live boot of GParted. ...
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I think i need a hand with my Gparted partitions, maybe mount-points + automounts?

Hello Im looking to a simple way of using my 2 empty partitions i did format with Gparted, They seem unmounted and im not very sure about setting up the mount points and auto-mount, Im just arriving ...
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Expand Partition To Unallocated Space In Front Of The Partition

I currently have Ubuntu installed on my hdd. However, somehow it sized itself to use only have of my hdd, and created its partition on the tail end of the disk. This leaves the other half unallocated ...
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Resize partition adjacent to two partitions

PFA the current partitions on my disk. The second partition (selected one) is the swap partition (8gb), but recently I upgraded ram and want to make swap 16gb. I get this message when using systemctl ...
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Unable to add free space to root partition

I had a problem with the system not booting on a dual-boot (Windows 10 + Ubuntu) machine, which seems to stem from depleting all available space for the OS. I tried to follow a guide on YouTube on ...
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Problems with Grub after deleting the first partition by mistake

I have a Laptop, and wanted to have both the original Windows and Ubuntu. So I installed Ubuntu, but then in the Disk tool from Ubuntu, I deleted the first partition by mistake (big oops). Now when I ...
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How to clone my Dual Boot from HDD to SSD?

I tried doing it with Gparted but GRUB is working well, but the OS refuses to load. The OS on my SSD is not loading, and is still only mounting OS from HDD. Please help. GRUB is working, but newly ...
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Resizing Ubuntu Partition [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 alongside Windows 11, initially giving Ubuntu 33GB. Now I want to install larger programs, thus my 33 GB are not enough. I went on Windows and I removed 80 GBs from the ...
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GParted - can't resize smaller partition into unallocated space

What I'm doing I have a dual boot setup with Ubuntu & Windows. I want to shrink the Ubuntu partition in order to expand the Windows partition. I'm using GParted from a USB (formatted with Rufus). ...
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dd Input/Output error trying to image an Ubuntu Mate USB flash image

We are trying to make backup images of our Raspberry Pi test stations using the standard dd command but can not get past an IO error. dd has an IO error and ddrescue has a unaligned error but gparted ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.01 LTS: Low Disk Space notification

Issue: Regularly receive a "Low Disk Space on "Filesystem root"" notification which is showing more frequently. Being relatively new to operating systems and dual booting, ...
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How do I extend root partition? [closed]

My root partition is 90% full because, when I installed Ubuntu, I thought that my /home partition needed more space. So right now I have a 20 GB root partition, 150 GB for my /home partition, and 40 ...
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Dual boot - Ubuntu partition resize results in grub terminal at startup

I have dual boot with windows and Ubuntu. I wanted to resize my Ubuntu root so I shrinker one of the partition using the disk management in windows. I used gparted to move swap partition to the left ...
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How does GParted shrink drives?

I want to use GParted live bootable USB to shrink beginning of the main OS drive. Does anyone know if this process actually moves the whole data to the right, or only the part that is shrunk?
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Explanation of specific partition in dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu 18.04

I am (advanced) beginner in Linux. My laptop comes with DOS, and I installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 as dual boot. Everything goes fine. Now I need to resize my Ubuntu partition. I read about it ...
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Running `sudo dd` on partition `sda4` caused unallocated space on all partitions of my hard disk

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04, after running below command on only my root partition sda4, I checked gparted via live Ubuntu and it showed unallocated space for all partitions on my hard disk (not just for ...
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How to increase the home partition of Ubuntu using another partition without reinstalling? [duplicate]

I was on dual boot, then i formatted the other partition to use it with the current ubuntu partition. the 2 partitions i want to make as 1 partition How to do that safely without losing any data
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why ubuntu takes too long to startup after removing swap partition?

yesterday i decided to remove SWAP partition of my ubuntu 21.10 (which is dual booted with windows 11). using GParted i removed swap partition. now, ubuntu takes too long to boot. it is installed on a ...
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Can I extend the root partition with adjacent unallocated space?

I'm new to Ubuntu and have chosen this distro to be my daily driver. I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 3 LTS (Focal Fossa) on a 256 GB SSD. It was pretty much a default installation with just the boot ...
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What to do when my disc can fail? Should merge partitions?

I am coming across a problem with my disc space, but when I try to resize or merge my partitions I cannot. I've tried many solutions like using GParted to resize or merge, but it is locked and I do ...
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Can’t extend GParted partition with unallocated space

I am trying to resize my /dev/sda5 Partitions view However I am unable to expand it. I am on a VirtualBox with Ubuntu on it and I have followed : https://www.howtogeek.com/124622/how-to-enlarge-a-...
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Resize ubuntu partition after removing windows on dual-boot

A long time ago I was using dual-boot and I reserved a 100gb partition for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a 1 tb hard disk. Now I have deleted windows via the OS-uninstaller tool and I want to merge the ...
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Cannot remove one of two ubuntus

I used to have an ubuntu installed on my second SSD (250 GB) but I had to re-install it because it crashed. Now I have only half of the drive available (118 GB) and two ubuntus in boot manager. There ...
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Cannot Boot Ubuntu after attempting to run a gparted

My nice ubuntu VM on HyperV ran out of disk space. I grew the VHDX file and then attempted to expand the boot partation but didn't get far. Now I'm unable to properly boot; /dev/sda1 will not mount ...
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Resize partition by 1 or 3 MiB is not possible

I'm trying to resize the partition in such a way that exactly fits for a 4 MiB Physical Extents. This means that the partition sectors must add up to an exact number to fit this criteria. By doing ...
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How to merge two partitions in gparted?

I have installed ubuntu and I guess it gave itself a ~15gb partition. Windows still had 1tb. I finally formated the windows partition, or at least a part of it. I want to get the unallocated space on /...
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