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Questions tagged [resize]

Questions relating to the resizing of application windows. For questions about resizing partitions please use the partitioning tag.

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/boot has run out of room and cannot be resized

I recognize this answer has been provided multiple times, but I guess I need a little more help than what I have read thus far. I have a hardware RAID1 SSD set (AMD RAID) that I set up successfully on ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 boot too small - can't resize

I am unable to upgrade software since upgrading to 18.04 due to the boot partition size being too small. I've tried Gparted as a LiveCD, but that didn't allow me to expand the boot partition. I can't ...
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Can't set window size under VT100 emulation

I tried to run resize 40 80 to change my terminal display and got the following error: Can't set window size under VT100 emulation Can anyone explain what causes this issue and how to bypass?
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How to change the size of mouseover preview windows

The problem is that background in preview of a window is too big, is there a way to reduce it, like windows has it just around the program not 10ft around it?
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Partition on hard drive after installing Ubuntu 18.04

I installed Ubuntu by selecting the option 'Erase disk and Install Ubuntu'. Now I want to make partition by resizing the 500 GB hard disk into another 2 partitions only for store random data (one ...
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How to disable auto-maximize new window in 18.10 (GNOME) [duplicate]

On any 18.10 application when I have an open window which is very wide and I then open a new window of same application the new window will auto maximize its size. How can I disable this auto-...
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Change Alt+Right-Mouse Drag for resizing window

I use Alt+Mouse-Right-button for resizing window (xfce DE). But it's not convenient to do so with a touchpad. I want to bind this combination to other key combination without pressing right mouse ...
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Resize Home without partition

I'm new on Linux but I already did resize of home partition using GParted, but I'm not having success to do this on Lubuntu. On GParted I cant see the /home partition, only / and it has 5.97GB free ...
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How to resize desktop

The upper part of my laptop screen is broken. It's just a thin line at the upper part of my screen and i can't see the menu buttons for the applications when they are fullscreen. Is there anything i ...
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Resizing Logical Group and Physical Volumes to use free space

I recently moved the unencrypted /boot from /dev/sda1 into the root of my encrypted LVM. Afterwards I deleted the /dev/sda1 and ended up with roughly 513MB of free space that I would like to reclaim. ...
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Adjusting the size of my partition

I am a beginner and I want to increase the size of my partition my Ubuntu VM, I downloaded gparted.iso and tried to boot from it but I dunno if it took effect because my VM is booting normally. After ...
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How to resize lock-screen background using the command line on ubuntu 18.04?

What the title says. The command gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-options "scaled" works for the desktop, but obviously not for the lock screen. I have no idea what the schema for ...
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Changing the desktop file name width under 18.04

The width allowed for the name of a file on the desktop under 18.04 seems to have shrunk dramatically compared with 16.04. The result is that names wrap in strange ways. I have tried resizing the font ...
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How to move windows when the top is hidden?

I'm using Ubuntu Budgie, and sometimes when a window is maximized the bar at the top of the screen covers the top of the window, meaning I cant move it. Is there another way to move/resize windows ...
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How to increase my root partition size using Gparted, ubuntu 16.04 dual boot?

I have dual boot with Windows 8.1 and ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I want to increase my root (/) partition size.This are my partitions in laptop.
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How to resize partition via command line?

I have Ubuntu installed on a VirtualBox VM. How can I resize the Linux partition (not the virtual drive)? I already performed the VM resize using VBoxManage modifyhd to resize the virtual drive, but ...
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My Ubuntu 18.04 auto screen-resize doesn't work

The auto resize feature is not working on my Ubuntu 18.04. I even tried Unity Tweak, but this also doesn't work. I used to use this feature in my Ubuntu 16.04 a lot, dragging my open windows to the ...
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How to resize terminal window permanently using CLI?

Inside the terminal when I type resize -s 50 50 terminal output is changed as rows 50 and columns 50. But after closing the window and reopen terminal doesn't reflect the changes. I want to open the ...
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Why cant I resize this partition?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed and I want to create a partition for installing Windows. I am not sure if I need to create a partition before booting to install Windows, but I suppose I need to. Why can'...
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Double Clicking windows in Ubuntu 18.04

Double-clicking windows title changes the shape of the window to only the windows title width and I cannot resize from there. For example when emacs application is bigger if I double click on that ...
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(18.04) How to disable the window resizing when accidentally touching one of the screen edges?

When moving the windows there is a resize effect that occurs when accidentally touching one of the screen edges. This control was available in CCSM and Ubuntu Tweak in previous versions. I'm not ...
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Is there a grid shell extension for gnome? like compizconfig

I want to be able minimize windows with hotkeys to top-left,top-right,bottom-left,bottom-right. I had this with unity but I can't find this on gnome. I need this to work with hotkeys.
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Expanding an iSCSI multipath drive

I have a production multi-pathed iSCSI SAN (Dell MD3200i) with 40Tib of storage. We recently purchased an additional shelf expanding it to 80Tib. This storage is presented to an Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS ...
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Expand iSCSI Drive

I have a production multi-pathed Dell MD3200i 40Tib iSCSI array that was expanded to 80Tib. The storage is presented to the partition /dev/mapper/mpath0-part1 as 80Tib and to each of it's ...
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I am getting an error while trying to resize my ubuntu lvm partition,through live cd

screenshot GParted 0.25.0 --enable-libparted-dmraid --enable-online-resize Libparted 3.2 Shrink /dev/sda3 from 930.54 GiB to 929.33 GiB 00:00:00 ( ERROR ) calibrate /dev/sda3 00:00:00 ( ...
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minimize, maximize, close; wifi, sound etc. title bars size increasing

guys I am pretty new to ubuntu, just installed 17.10 version, been playing around for a while and I was wondering is there any chance I could increase at least MIN, MAXI and CLOSE button size, its way ...
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Resize terminal emulator windows with ctrl+super+arrow doesn't work any more

I used to use CTRL+Super+arrow to resize my windows to a particular side of the screen. But since a fresh install this doesn't work any more. Has anything changed? I cannot remember manually adding ...
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Lost VMWare GUEST MACHINE after disk resize

I tried to expand a VMWARE ESXI GUEST LINUX DISK without success. After changing the size of the disk on the vSphere client, I rebooted the server and then lost the disk. VMWARE GUEST says at the ...
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Unable to extend my dual-boot Ubuntu partition

I have a Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual-boot; I am trying to extend my Ubuntu partition with approximately 20 more GB from the /sda3 disk (my D: disk on Windows) using GParted from a live USB. /sda4 is my ...
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Error when resizing a ext4 partition

I used Gparted to resize a ext4 partition but it fails. This is the command: % resize2fs -p /dev/sdb5 resize2fs 1.42.13 (17-May-2015) resize2fs: Filesystem has unsupported read-only feature(...
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Root partition is full. No unallocated space. Home partition almost empty. Resize? [duplicate]

so when I installed Ubuntu I followed a tutorial that suggested allocating 10-20gb for the / partition so I did. Well I ran out of that space on the first day and I've been struggling a LOT with ...
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How to convert all the images in a directory to jpg?

I have so many different images in a directory with sequential names 1 2 3 4 ... I was wondering if it was possible to convert all of them to jpg and resize them all to 900x900 without preserving ...
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Can I resize an EXT4 image for QEMU?

Is there a way to resize a built image used in QEMU? I have built an image, the output format is ext4. As I am running some test and need additional libraries and just want to transfer them via SCP, ...
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Grab corner window to resize in some programs doesn't work in Xubuntu 16.04

Why in some programs (for example geary accounts settings window) when I select(grab) the bottom corner window to resize then move in, the window is UNRESIZABLE, I can't resize it. How to fix that? ...
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Libre Office Writer display small and narrow

My Writer shows in this format, I want to make it the default - with bigger width
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How to resize lvm partition on ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

How do I resize lvm partition on ubuntu 17.10 without loss of data?
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shrink windows and extand ubuntu [duplicate]

I tried to shrink Windows and then expand Ubuntu. I did shrink Windows from within Windows and I boot Ubuntu from USB to add that unallocated space to Ubuntu but I cant do it. The option doesn't show....
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Trying to expand sdb4 using Ubuntu 14 not working

Here is a little back ground what I am trying to do : I removed a 4tb hard drive from WD My Cloud and want to install a 8tb drive. I have the drive plugged into a USB port running Ubuntu 14 installed ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS: UEFI install. Resized GPT partition and now can't boot

Before I did the resize, I had 3 partitions: root@panda1:/mnt1# gdisk /dev/sdb GPT fdisk (gdisk) version 1.0.1 Partition table scan: MBR: protective BSD: not present APM: not present GPT: ...
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resized window to a quarter of desktop size… ubuntu17.10

I have installed ubuntu 17.10 and cannot put windows in the corner of desktop screen. In 16.04 I guess it was all done by CompizConfig... I installed Gnome extension Put Windows but it does not really ...
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Launcher doesn't resize

My Ubuntu 16.04 LTS launcher doesn't resize anymore :/ It seems locked. I tried to resize with Ubuntu Tweek, but doesn't work too.
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Distortion during window-resizing, typing in the address bar of firefox and in other places

I'm facing a screen distortion problem, when I'm trying to resize a window. It can be a window of any application, like file manager, VLC, Firefox, anything. The distortions happen in flashes, like ...
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Resize 2 partitions located after the windows partition

So I know the deal about booting a liveCD and doing everything from there but here is the problem: As you can see i have 2 partitions the home and the /. So, i want to take 300Gb from the windows ...
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Stuck at Grub Recovery after trying to delete and expand some partition using GParted

I have windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual booted on my device. I had re-installed Linux recently on the Linux partition. And when I re-installed it I accidentally set the /home partition to only 20 GB ...
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Cannot increase partition size although there is free space [duplicate]

I'm running a live session of Ubuntu/GParted through USB. I need to increase the size of /dev/sdb1 but I do not have that option. I can only decrease. I have 20GB set aside for my increase. I did ...
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How do I partition my harddrive?

gpart image How do i resize this and make a new 200GB partition here?
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Resize A LVM partion & Create AnotherOne

I installed Ubuntu on My Laptop By Erasing The Whole Disk & I created It using LVM as it says it is easy to resize the partitions later but now i am unable to resize it.i used gparted in Live ...
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After resize with gparted, still no usable space

I extended an ext4 root partition under Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS, everything went fine. However, even after rebooting, the new size is not available. This is NOT a duplicate as similar questions do not ...
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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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Imagemagick hanging and not working

I have a folder full with name*.jpg files. I found that Imagemagick convert is the right 'tool' to resize my images. The command I'm using is convert name*.jpg -resize 2000x1500 name*.jpg Problem ...