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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Can anyone explain what these GParted partitions are?

I just want to know if /dev/sda3 is unallocated space or if it's some encrypted Windows data. I'm dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu right now, but my Ubuntu partition only has a measly 21 GiB. I ...
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KDE Partition Manager versus GParted

GParted and KDE Partition Manager are (of course) very similar, but they don't seem to be identical. Why should I choose one over the other? Or does it not matter at all?
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The upgrade needs more free space on disk '/'

I'd like to upgrade from 16.04 to 20.04 passing through the 18.04. However, when I try to update to 18.04 I get: The upgrade has aborted. The upgrade needs a total of 5.754 M free space on disk '/'. ...
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Unable to extend my Ubuntu partition using GParted

I am using dual boot Windows with Ubuntu and I plan to increase my partition size of Ubuntu (As far as I remember, I gave around 200 GB Ubuntu, but it shows up as 20 GB, as you can see). In any case, ...
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USB thumbdrive is so messed up I can't even delete the problem partition in gparted

I was testing out various operating systems on a spare laptop, flashing a USB thumb drive with various bootable images in order to do so. At some point something got messed up, and the drive is now so ...
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Known good HDD not detected by Ubuntu 18.04

I have set up an installation of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop. I am mostly using it as a headless server, but I use the desktop version of the OS in case I ever need a desktop. The OS is on a Kingston ...
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How to add some of my /home memory to /(root) [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 as dual boot along with windows 7. I got a message that my root directory is almost full. Here is the screenshot - gparted screenshot I want to resize my home directory to ...
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repair system after deliting extended partition

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 I have a 1TB hard disk with dual boot Ubuntu-Windows10. Some months ago I have freed some space to create another partition to install CentOS but then I no longer needed to install ...
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Dual boot with both partitions growing inwards

Is there a way to install ubuntu on a partition with a reverse orientation such that the first sector of the partition would be at the end of the disk? I know that I would be installing a max of 2 ...
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How can I move Ubuntu from one partition to another?

I have installed Ubuntu on a small partition and its size is 60GB, and now I want to move it to a bigger partition. I want my system to be at partition 6 without losing my data, and if i can merge ...
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Removed msftdata partition from a live Lubuntu USB. Is it safe? [duplicate]

I have an 8gb USB stick with Lubuntu 18.04 installed on it. It was created with mkusb and has persistent storage filling up maximum possible area. At some point I needed more persistent storage ...
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Can't get in to edit Fstab and Crypttab. Veracrypt container hanging up system on load attempt

I have Xubuntu on my laptop with full disk encryption. One hard drive. I installed Veracrypt on it a few days ago, but wanted it to autoload the encrypted file container I created. I searched online ...
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“No bootable devices found.” after using gparted

My system (Kubuntu 19.10) had been running fine, but it locked up yesterday for some inexplicable reason so I did a manual power down. After that I would boot as normal, I entered the encryption key ...
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Gparted can't resize Ubuntu. Want to resize it so I can install window [duplicate]

want to resize this part enter image description here I installed ubuntu 16.04 and I want to resize this and give an empty memoery so I can install window 10. However, I cant resize it and dont know ...
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Added a new 10TB HDD. Gparted formats only part of it

I have added a new 10TB HDD to my system. I used GParted to format it, and it only formats 1.2TB, leaving the rest unusable. I want to keep the drive unpartitioned. I also named the drive, and it ...
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Resize a particular partition

I know this question is common but yet i cant find an answer to it and I am seriously scared to do this. So please guide me step by step if possible, I have a dual boot linux and windows. However ...
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Resizing ubuntu partition after uninstalling windows using GParted

The screenshot from GParted showing the structure of my partitions. The unallocated space is the one where windows was previously installed. Now I want to add that partition to sdb3. When I click ...
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gparted problems - external hard drive

here Simona dealing with gparted and partitioning my external hard drive. I formatted it and partitioned it successfully. I can also mount it and see it with the filemanager BUT... I cannot copy any ...
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gparted cannot access Windows 7 drive

I have an hard-disk with three partitions: Disk /dev/sdf: 465,78 GiB, 500107859968 bytes, 976773164 sectors Disk model: SDSSDH3500G Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/...
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After use Gparted from live ubuntu usb windows shows invalid hdd

Hello there thanks in advance for helping me, Please see EDIT 3 direct below problem was solved. I am trying live ubuntu from my usb, in live ubuntu I use Gparted and I have a unallocated disk space ...
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GParted: Merging two partitions [duplicate]

I want to merge my sda7 with the unallocated space. However, I am not sure how to do it. This is the Memory allocated in my device. Gparted Display Thanks in Advance.
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18.04: How to decrease the swap partition to increase the root partition?

I want to resize the swap partition which is approximately 15GB to like 8-9 GB so I can increase the size of my root partition. I am not even sure if that is possible but I need to install some ...
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I Have Problem with swap memory in ubuntu 20.04 LTS

My swap memory was 7.7 Gig and I change it to 10 Gig with gparted Now When I go into gparted it shows me that my swap is 10 gig but in gnome system monitor shows it 2 gig and in htop and top just ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 dual boot installation failed with: executing grub-install/dev/sda failed, This is a fatal error

I was using ubuntu 18 with windows 10. When I tried to boot ubuntu one day, the GRUB menu disappeared and GRUB command line was displayed. I tried to solve this but always got an error - failure ...
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Unable to rezise partions with gparted

gparted does not read partitions like gnome-disk-utility. I installed Windows 8 first to make UEFI partitions and then I installed Ubuntu 18.04. I think the problem is with the installation of ...
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Why I can't risize Windows partition?

I got free space in my hard disk, why I cant resize a windows partition? I need to make free space next to the partition of Windows. I'm in a live usb.
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How do I increase my sdb4 partition to include allocated space?

The unallocated space is shown here having 22GB and the size I want to increase is that of /dev/sdb4 Please do help :)
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How do I extend my ubuntu partiation after I removed the windows partition?

I installed dual boot and decided to remove to windows partition. I used gparted to do this. As you can see in the image I have some allocated space now. My question is, whether it is possible to ...
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gparted: cannot resize ext4 partition [duplicate]

I'm trying to use GParted to resize an ext4 partition on /dev/sda2, and I've been watching a youtube tutorial for that. But my /dev/sda2 cannot be resized. I've tried to change the number but it kept ...
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How can i increase sdd4 size with unallocated size?

I can't resize sdd4 with the unallocated partition. How can I move sdd3/unallocated partition to the right?
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I recently added a new ntfs partition to my device and restarted it but now the device won't boot. Is there a way to fix that?

Like the question states, I recently resized my main partition to make space for a new ntfs partition for windows using Gparted Live. Sadly, this seems to have messed up my system boot somehow. Here'...
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Restore disk image to a bigger disk

I've created an image from my ssd (as I switched around Linux and Windows usage on the disks). Right now I want to restore the whole SSD(128Gb) image to my HDD(1TB), but I'm concerned about using dd ...
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Fix a new Dual-Boot Install - broken Windows Partition and no Windows boot option

Trying to repurpose an old (2005) HP laptop currently running Windows XP. I had fairly good success putting 32-bit v18.04 Lubuntu on and it created a dual-boot successfully. However, found that Google ...
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Using dd is overwriting a part from a device and not the whole device?

I have a problem In my USB stick, it's 32GB but it's showing me inside Gparted that it's only 2.84 GB, so what I did is that I used the following command; am@sam:~$ sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdd ...
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Cannot shrink and create new partition with single Ubuntu OS installed Partition [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu on my device and forgot to create a portion and kept it with the default option. Now I have two partitions one is boot/EFI and the other with an operating system installed on ...
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Fix Corrupted NTFS Partition from Ubuntu

I try to fix my Windows(NTFS) Drive from Ubuntu. The error messages I got from GParted and other software was Input/Output Error during read on /dev/sda. Or Failed to read SYSTEM.SAV Another ...
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The problem with the section in Ubuntu /dev/sdc

**Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on** /dev/sdc 339G -21G 342G - /mnt/HC_Volume_5017960 /dev/sdd 663G 27G 603G 5% /mnt/volume-nbg1-2 A new volume was added to ...
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Gnome-disks oddity or error after running GParted?

My PC has a 500GB HDD with a large space unallocated. The only primary partition is /boot, and the rest is set as extended. I open gnome-disks & it shows all my partitions correctly, but since I ...
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Error unlocking /dev/sda5: Failed to activate device: operation not permitted (udisks-error-quark, 0)

I've had a booting problem on a Dell Latitude for a long time now that I've left aside but now want to give another try to access. It's an Ubuntu 18.04 encrypted with LUKS, which used to work properly....
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Resize /boot partition

I want to resize my /boot partition. I have gparted live CD and can do this pretty easily. But the problem is my order of partitions: I can shrink sbd4 or sdb5 to get some extra space. In the end I ...
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How can you expand the “casper-rw” partition and shrink the “usb-data” partition on a persistent Kubuntu usb effectively?

I just have a quick question concerning my Kubuntu persistent drive. I would like to expand the "casper-rw" partition and shrink the "usb-data" partition so that way I have more room on the "usb-data"...
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VM Ubuntu available storage doesn't match partitioned storage

I've used virtualbox's virtual media manager to expand my Ubuntu system's disk storage from 20Gb to 40Gb. I then used Gparted and sudo resize2fs /dev/sda4 as suggested online. However, my system still ...
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Unable to resize(decrease) home partition in Ubuntu 19.10 [duplicate]

This question has been asked a lot but,i didn't find a single answer that could help me I run Ubuntu 19.10 from a 64GB USB2.0 pendrive. I have distributed the partitions as such : home : 49GB snap : ...
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I can't create a new partition bigger than 1 MiB

I made the mistake of not partitioning my hdd before installing Ubuntu, and now it doesn't let me create a new partition bigger than 1 MiB, nor can I resize the boot partition. Does anyone know what ...
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The system can't recognize the disk's space

So, recently i decided to remove ext4 partition from my external hard drive, which i used for Timeshift backups. I successfully removed it from 1tb external drive, but the file manager shows me that ...
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Failed disk size increase on ubuntu with gparted, no increase when booting

I tried to move 50gb from windows to ubuntu on a dual boot. Gpart loaded fo 5 hours, and when I came back the computer was turned off. When booting into ubuntu again I had not received the additional ...
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How can I give more space to a preexistent Ubuntu partition?

I have dualboot with Windows10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Time ago I installed Ubuntu giving it just 20GB in order to see if I would like the OS. I like it, so I want to give it more space from Windows. Here ...
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Failed to format SD Card

I'm having problem with my SD Card. I want to write an image file to my SD Card with etcher, but unfortunately it was interrupted by accident. Now I can't format it anywhere. First I used SD Formatter ...
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Create Unallocated Space To Boot Win7 Using GParted

I want to install win7 dual boot with ubuntu but I can't create Unallocated Space to boot win7. I have 2 disk (1 SSD and 1 HDD) and ubuntu (18.04) is installed on SSD. As shown on a picture, I can't ...
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I unable to format hp pendrive.first time i formated wrongly after that i unable to find my pendrive

It shows like this only, I unable format format option is not showing

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