Questions tagged [gparted]

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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Swap Partition in between Ubuntu and Unallocated drives

I am trying to extend my Ubuntu storage. I am on a dual boot and have done all the steps except the one where we need to merge the partitions. The reason I am not able to do that is the swap partition ...
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Extending system(root) partition

I want to add unallocated space to my root partition (on the left), however the swap partition and my main partition are in the way, I'm unsure of what to do next, do I move the unallocated space to ...
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Bootable USB with Ubuntu 20.04 and biggest storage size under root “/”

I have a bootable usb with ubuntu 20.04 on it. I want to first "try ubuntu" and then download some 5gb of files which probably will go into "/". Is this correct? However "/&...
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GParted does not resize the partition on a .img file?

I am backing up data from an old hard drive one partition at a time to .img files using dd. sudo dd if=/dev/sdc5 of=/home/flex/data/partition.img bs=1M status=progress This gives me a 10GB .img file ...
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Cannot resize old ubuntu installed drive, is bios_grub partition safe to delete?

So I dual boot installed Ubuntu even though it is not dual boot (I cannot choose), apparently the second install is a mistake, so I wanna resize it but I can't, please help I did not know what to do ...
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How to increase the partition size of root disk in ubuntu linux?

I hope you all are doing well. I have some 55 Gb unallocated space in my disk and I want to give it to root but I can't resize the root disk. I even tried to do it by bootable live USB but inside ...
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What is extended file system and how to merge it?

Recently I've been messing around with swap configuration and I've noticed that my swap partition has been removed and my primary system partition has become extended. I've checked GParted ...
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GParted displays different usage for ext4 partitions depending on mount state

I have an SD card that contains a few partitions. I noticed that depending on the mount state of partitions, the usage reported by GParted for ext4 file systems when mounted is always lower than in ...
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Problem resizing partitions with GParted on dual-boot

I have a dual-boot PC with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. I recently ran out of space, and I had to replcae my HDD with a bigger, coppying everything from the old to the new. Ubuntu still is running low ...
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Unallocated HD- recuperar ficheiros

[Translated from Portuguese] Good morning. My laptop does not start, so I made a bootable pen drive with Ubuntu to try and recover the files from the hard drive. When I try to access the HDD, the ...
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Gparted unmount botton is off

installed Ubuntu 21.04 but then it got broke and i installed Ubuntu 20.04 alongside 21.04 ant then moved all my data from 21.04 to 20.04 ant then removed 21.04 by Gparted. now i just want to expand my ...
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Cant see pcie nvme drive bitlock drive but not enabled bitlock Dell Latitude 5511

Bios had RAID enabled, so that i fixed to AHCI Installing Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS but it's not detecting my Samsung PCIe NVME SSD https://support.thinkcritical.com/kb/articles/switch-windows-10-...
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computer stopped booting, ran boot-repair, no grub menu, Windows 10 option gone

I was trying to upgrade the video card on my dual boot workstation and it stopped booting -- no grub menu, nothing. Windows was the original OS, Ubuntu came after. I put an Ubuntu 20.04 live CD in it ...
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Merging partitions that are not adjacent

I have some unallocated partition that I want to merge with my partition containing windows(nvme0n1p6). I dont want to lose the data in windows, but as long as other partitions are unaffected, I am ...
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/dev/sda has aquired a label ext2 & gparted is looking for non-existant super block. The disk still has partitions and boot up ok

Starting gparted:- gparted Unit tmp.mount does not exist, proceeding anyway. GParted 1.0.0 configuration --enable-libparted-dmraid --enable-online-resize libparted 3.3 gparted screen:- /dev/sda! ext2 ...
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Old hard drive seen as allocated space

Old hard drive seen as allocated space I have an old trusty 20.04 system and it's time to grow into a bigger machine. The new machine is all set up with fresh 20.04 and bigger drives. Everything looks ...
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“0 bytes free” after partition resizing, but there is much unused space [duplicate]

Using GParted, I resized two Ext4 partitions on my external HDD, making them smaller. But now the OS says there is no space available on both of them. This is the outptut of df -H for those partitions....
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Partition can't be resized? [closed]

2 weeks ago I installed KDE Neon as my primary OS on my laptop, and let it use the entire disk. I wanted to resize my partition since I wanted to try to dual-boot, therefore installed GParted. I have ...
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Resizing the Root and Home directory

I had partitioned Ubuntu during installation as; Root 70GB and Home 50GB. Now Root has free space of 60GB and Home is Full. I would like to free some space say 20GB from Root and allocate it to Home. ...
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USB Formatting Problem

So i have an 8gb usb flash drive and when i try to create a partition in it on Disks but it says: "Error creating partition on /dev/SDB: Failed to meet partition size on device '/dev/SDB'(u disks-...
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UEFI Boot repair failed

My boot repair to UEFI failed. I don't know why. Somehow, my Boot repair, launched temporarily from usb, doesn't seem to recognize my 'bios grub' flag. My partition amount looks a bit messy. In short, ...
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How to extend Ubuntu installation partition size? [duplicate]

How to extend Ubuntu installation partition size? I have accidentally given Ubuntu less hard disk size then I know I need. I need more size because I do web development and often use heavy IDE like ...
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How to make a new parition out of unallocated partition using gparted?

I wanted to make a new partition to install ubuntu on it. I was successfully able to resize another partition to get some unallocated space but now I'm unable to make a new partition from the ...
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NTFS partition on external drive not automounting (20.10)

After resizing an NTFS partition on an external GPT drive using Gparted the volume doesn't seem to automount on Ubuntu anymore (or other distributions, like OSMC). It has worked fine previously. It ...
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Space issues on Ubuntu, no space to install GParted [duplicate]

My Ubuntu stopped saving my files last time I was working on it, saying "insufficient hard disk space". I tried rebooting my PC and it won't open. Rather, a black screen with a single dash ...
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/ partition without “root” flag in GParted

I'm curious in one thing: when I downloaded GParted and looked at my root partition it was without "root" flag, and when I tried to flag it there was no "root" flag from the list. ...
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How to mount unused space to my ubuntu partition?

I am having issues mounting some space on my harddrive to Ubuntu. I have about 800gb of unused space, that I never used when installing Ubuntu. I wish to use that now, but I am not sure where to begin....
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How would I resize my ubuntu partition?

I am using ubuntu 20.10 and when I first started using it, I assigned 20 GB of one of my 1 TB drives to it, thinking i wont use all of it anytime soon. I was wrong. In an attempt to expand it, I have ...
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Error in boot screen after modifying partition with GParted give error

I have attempted to modify my partition with GParted using live Ubuntu on a bootable USB, but an error occured. After some fix, I am able to use Ubuntu, Window and Garuda linux normally. The problem ...
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Resize disk partitioning

I have a question regarding disk partitions on a computer that I recently acquired from work: This laptop only runs Ubuntu. I've contacted an admin at work and they don't know anything about this ...
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I have only one ssd but it appears like two seperate drives

I recently installed Ubuntu alongside windows but I quickly realized that I much prefer windows so I wanted to allocate the majority of my drive space to it. I shrinked my windows drive by 100 GB and ...
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resize ubuntu guest drive

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 under VirtualBox 6.1.18 on a Windows 10 host. I'm trying to increase the dynamically allocated drive from 100G to 150G. With the guest shut down, using VB GUI I can increase ...
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Partitioning HDD in Linux [closed]

It's being 2 days since I had taken a leap by shifting from windows 10 to Ubuntu 20.04. Yeah I like using linux and I'm learning varies things from here and there. In my previous OS, I had partitioned ...
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Can I add /dev/sda1 after I accidentally deleted?

After I deleted /dev/sda1 I expected to be able afterward to reclaim the unallocated space. Did not happen and please someone to clarify why. The unallocated space to create a new partition is not ...
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How to move 513MB healthy logical drive partition

I have a dual-boot system with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. I want to reallocate 300GB from Windows to Ubuntu. I have used Windows' disk management tool to unallocate 300GB but there is an ...
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Transferring data on HDD to SDD with a Sata to USB Cable?

I have an old T430 and I'm planning to swap out the HDD for an SSD. Unfortunately I have space for only one drive. Can I hookup the ssd with a Sata to USB cable and transfer my data on the HDD to the ...
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How can I increase the file system root using free space in my disk? [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu for almost a year with dual boot. Actually, I almost never use windows for a long time and I want to increase my file system root disk. I create a free 60 gb disk space, but I cannot ...
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Restore Files from Sata SSD

I am new to this forum, so if I make a mistake, please let me know what I did wrong and let me edit my question. Basically, my friend had a laptop (a Dell Inspiron) that ran Windows 10. One day a ...
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ubuntu boot very slow after clonning from HDD to SSD using gparted partition clonning

I bought a new samsung evo 870 ssd and wanted to clone my existing ubuntu partition from HDD. After referring multiple articles I clonned it using gparted partition clonning and then the ubuntu boot ...
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Ubuntu is installing in USB not in laptop, when I restart my laptop it boots Windows again

I have created bootable USB. I have the Ubuntu 16.04 iso file in it. I restart my laptop and pressed F2. In the boot menu in the boot priority menu I set the USB in the first position and Save & ...
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Increase swap partition size [duplicate]

Error on hibernate "not enough swap space for hibernate". swapon -s reports Filename Type Size Used Priority /dev/dm-1 partition 1003516 240388 -2 ...
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Ubuntu dual boot: Gparted cannot increase partition size

I have installed Windows and Ubuntu on the same NVME but on different partitions; (I have now clue! why there are 3 Win-recovery partitions) Probably windows, thats why... Device Start End ...
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Failed to open Gparted on Ubuntu

I tried to install Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 LTS using usb drive but failed because of partition problems, which I described here So, to understand what's going with my drive I tried to use Gparted while using ...
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How do you use “GParted” if you have no unallocated space?

I'm trying to install Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu, and all the guides I've seen so far assume you have unallocated space.
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How to add the unallocated space to root partition?

This is my GParted view. There is a 100GB of unallocated space at the very top. I want to add that space to /dev/nvme0n1p1 or the / which is shown locked. I already searched online but most of the ...
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is there any way to format an “opened read-only” usb disk

I am trying to format an "opened read-only" usb drive, but it is failing. tried with gparted and some other tools and utilities like fdisk., etc., but no luck. Since it is not a noraml "...
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Can't format sd card

Yesterday I found an old micro sd card laying in my drawer and decided to check what's on it using an adapter. The card contained some non-important files and I deleted them. I took out it out and put ...
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Ubuntu not recognizing all swap space

I have issue regarding my swap size. When I issue htop I get this output showing that I only have 2 GB of swap space: Also when I check system monitor: But, If I check the swap partition using ...
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gparted has no installation candidate (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS) [duplicate]

So I'm about to partition my Ubuntu hard drive to install Windows 10 on the other half. I go to install gparted to do the partitioning, and I get a Package 'gparted' has no installation candidate ...
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Dual boot ubuntu installation partitions not exhibiting expected file storage behavior

I examined many different threads within here and on the regular Ubuntu forums with respect to dual booting Ubuntu (Studio) 20.04. What I thought would be my 28G boot partition turns out to be my ...

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