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

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Cannot resize my disk space in Ubuntu 23.10

I have recently moved to a new system and installed Ubuntu 23.10 as dual boot with Windows. I have copied all my files which were around 15GB and set up all the applications and software that were ...
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Extend vg-ubuntu--lv after adding space in vSphere

I did setup a new Ubuntu Server 22.04.03 on my ESXi enviroment. First i created the VM with 200GB of harddisk space but later increased it via vSphere to 230 GB. I changed the partition size ...
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Find images recursively, copy, rename, and resize?

How can I find images recursively and copy them into their own directories with new names? For example: folder - subfolder1 - a.jpg - subfolder2 - b.jpg - subfolder3 - c.jpg So I can get: ...
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Decrease cursor size on Ubuntu 22.04

So, there's a setting to "Decrease text size" on ubuntu, and it makes everything smaller. That's good for low quality screens. But after doing that, cursor is bigger than everything on ...
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Resize linux virtual partition

Considering the following scenario... NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT vda 252:0 0 200G 0 disk vda1 252:1 0 512M 0 part /boot/efi vda2 252:2 0 1K 0 part vda5 252:5 0 49,5G ...
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After Upgrading to 22.04 (Inconsistently) Cannot Manually Resize Some Windows The Whole Way To Screen Bottom: Without A Gap

Since Upgrading to 22.04, I've noticed an annoying problem which is that, when resizing windows manually, by dragging the lower-right corner, sometimes (not always) it is impossible to enlarge the ...
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Fsck error after resize my Ubuntu partition on Windows

I use Windows and Ubuntu on my PC with dual boot and I resize my Ubuntu partition on Windows. After restarting I got an error with fsck. I can't fix it. Help me /dev/nvme0n1p4: The filesystem size ( ...
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How to change size of replace dialog box of pluma text editor

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 Mate LTS (and I know there is a newer version). The size of the replace dialog of the Pluma (v. 1.24.0) editor seems to be fixed. I'd like to enlarge it so that I can see ...
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Firefox can't resize window in KDE (KUbuntu 18.04)

There's a known bug in Firefox in which the window cannot be resized, see: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1461280. This is supposedly closed however I am experiencing it on KUbuntu 18.04 ...
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Problems with kubuntu. How to resize? [duplicate]

Hello im new to linux and im having some difficulties here: The application menu is too big How can i resize it? Can i resize the the interface of all programs?
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I want to reduce an image from 8 x 11 to 3 x 5 using Shotwell or Image viewer

I have many images I like to print to use in card-making. I try and use Shotwell to reduce the size from 8 x 11 to 3 x 5" and am having no success. Help.
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Cannot add space from deleted Windows partition [duplicate]

I recently found that 50 GB was simply not enough for Ubuntu and deleted the entire Windows partition to assign the space to Ubuntu. I can't resize the Ubuntu partition and it does not go over 50 GB (...
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Unable to resize partition in Ubuntu VM

Original Q: I have increased my .vdi size within the control panel of my VM. Now the Virtual Size is 100gb and the Actual Size is 21.73gb. I tried another answer to run the .iso boot disk and resize ...
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Resizing the Ubuntu partition to release space to install Fedora to dual boot [duplicate]

I have purchased Dell Vostro 3400 laptop computer that came with Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS preinstalled on a 1TB HDD. (it has enough free space) Output of fdisk p command in given below: dell@dell-Vostro-...
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Cloning hardidsk of 128GB into a 500 GB is not using the rest free space

I have just cloned my hard disk of 128 GB to a big one of 500GB . I have use commands dd to do it. The partition of ubuntu was done with lvm in the first installation. So when I plug in the new hard ...
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Shrink root filesystem partition ext4 NVME SSD live?

There are hundreds of similar questions to this when I google it, but none seem to match up exactly with what I hope to do. So, Unbuntu 20.04, a 1TB NVME SSD with a 500MB FAT32 /boot/efi Partition 1, ...
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Vmware Ubuntu resize partition

Currently, I want to resize the partition of my Vmware Ubuntu. But I got the following error, when I use gparted to grow the size of sda5. Waiting for someone can give some hints. Thanks!
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Error trying to shrink a LUKS container with KDE Partition Manager

In order to make space for an additional unencrypted FAT32 partition on my SSD, I am trying to shrink an existing LUKS Container. To this end booted on a LUBUNTU Live USB 22.04.1, launched KDE ...
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Is there any alternative option(GUI) for resizing disk partitions? [duplicate]

I want to resize my disk partition in my device but the applications like disks and Gparted is not working. So is there any GUI alternative for Resizing and Re-allocating memory of our Physical disks? ...
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Resizing partitions without loosing information and Error [duplicate]

Hi i want to upgrade my main system from Ubuntu 20.04.4 to 20.04.1 LTS. But when i open gparted i get an error message. In spanish but i think very self explanatory: Error from libparted: can't have ...
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How to get Terminal to show screen dimensions while being resized in Jammy

When I resize a terminal window in Jammy (22.04.1), the terminal doesn't show the new size. I've installed the CompvizConfig Setting Manager and the extended plugins, and turned on Utility->Resize ...
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In Ubuntu, when a window is set to half screen, select other half like Windows 10

In Windows 10, when you set a window to half of the screen, the rest of opened windows are shown at the same time in the other half so you can easily choose the one you want to fill the other half of ...
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Trying to resize disk partitions in Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS

Running Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS on HP Laptop and been trying to add all the current 180GB Free Space to my Filesystem space. The current disk partition set up [System Partition 1 - 25GB][Free Space - 180GB]...
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Terminal window automatically resizes, overlapping with Launcher

I run an out-of-the-box Ubuntu 22.04 installation on a relatively small X1 Thinkpad with a 13 inch display. The Gnome Launcher is on the left hand side of the screen and I run my Terminal window full-...
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Problem adding unallocated space to Ubuntu partition

i saw different threads here about increasing partition space but unfortunately i can't manage to resize my disk, neither the key sign that shows that the partition is mounted is present. I created a ...
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How can i change the size of the LVM by taking space from sd3

i changed the size of the Partitoins and i gave all the free space to the sda3 partition because the lvm that I am using is located in the sda3 but the problem is that sda3 is not giving the lvm any ...
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I cannot free up empty space for the root partition: how can I add some space?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and I want to free up some space in my root directory, which is overloaded. I especially want to change the path used for installing applications (they are getting installed ...
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after resizing /var now Ubuntu has two /var?

I had my Linux directory on vda disk and as it is obvious , it had /var directory in vda1 directory. vda 252:0 0 50G 0 disk ├─vda1 252:1 0 49.9G 0 part / ├─vda14 252:14 0 4M 0 ...
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How to resize a popup?

Somehow, a recurring popup (the reminder for Evolution) got resized to full screen. Every time it appears, it takes up the full screen. How do I make it smaller again? Things I have tried: Grabbing ...
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Scaling iBus as well as other windows

Note that the toolbar (after a 200% scaling) is 8mm high, but the iBus panel is as small as it, which is unacceptable. How to let it also scale? OS Details DPI: 96 Resolution: 2736x1824 Computer: ...
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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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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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Auto-snap window to top and bottom screen edge

In Windows 10 currently, and Ubuntu 16.04, resizing a window by dragging its top border to the top edge of the screen causes the window's bottom border also to snap to the bottom edge of the screen. ...
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moving KVM image from one server to another and then resize

host1 has a 40G guest image inside an LV. host2 has a 50G guest LV partition available. dd to transfer host1/guest(40G) --> host2/guest(50G). gdisk to correct the location of the GPT table - root@...
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Trying to patch a read only directory

I am currently trying to apply a patch to a read only directory, but I am having some issues, since this is a read only directory I mount the directory with # mount -o remount,rw /var/lib/waydroid/...
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On 18,04 upgrade to 20.04: "Do you want to Start" Dialog too high, buttons not visible

Running Xubuntu Xfce 4.12 My laptop screen is 7.5 inches high inside bezel. The dialog box is too tall and doesn't show "cancel" and "ok" buttons. The window "resize" ...
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Can't resize Dash Icons in Settings (No option)

I booted my computer today and noticed that the icons on my Ubuntu Default Dash were too big, when I went under Appearances in Settings, there wasn't an option for decreasing the size of the Dash, in ...
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I have a large window that won't resize, how can I fix it?

Codeblocks is taking a lot portion of my screen.I want it to take less screen (preferably upto the red rectangular size i have drawn).Is there any way I can do it ? I can resize the height, but that's ...
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How to increase size of user interface of browser in ubuntu 20.04?

I want to increase the size of text along with links and tabs in my browser of Ubuntu 20.04 . I want it to be as in Windows Browser. Here it is very difficult to see without stretching my eyes.
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How to have different window tiling options?

I am actually talking about options like: 1st window: 1/3 of screen 2nd window: 2/3 of screen 1st window: 1/2 of screen 2nd window: 1/2 of screen 1st window: 2/3 of screen 2nd window: 1/3 of screen ...
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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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/var/log has huge size because of snap

Recently after I restarted my computer, it was giving "Low Disk Space Warning" . I did not care and because of that /var/log became %100 and I could not open my OS. So I deleted some files ...
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Encrypted OS and resize partition during installation Ubuntu

I have question, I have 120GB ssd and I want to install Ubuntu and encrypt this installation, I also need to resize this encrypted system partition to 40GB and rest leave for something else. I am ...
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VirtualBox VM black screen after disk resize

My VM was running out of space (I use Virtualbox) thats why I decided to inrease the storage size resize So I resized it using this screen but after that I couldn't fully boot up my VM again. What ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 pinta selected area image resize problem

I have installed pinta in my Ubuntu 20.04 and Ubuntu 18.04, the pinta resize option works via Ubuntu 18.04,but can not use its image resize option by selecting the below icon+pressing the Left-Ctrl + ...
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Resizing windows with keyboard shortcuts

I have seen some people resizing their windows very efficiently with shortcuts.. For example window is on full screen then you press some key and it becomes the left side of the screen then another ...
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Hard drive partiton problem

I want to partition my hard drive so my data doesn't get deleted when I change operating system. But I get this error:
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assign free space Gparted - can not unmounted - /dev/nvme0n1p5

Apologized if this is a silly question however I am fairly new with Ubuntu. I cannot assign free space to Ubuntu. What am I missing? I am trying to increase the size of the space I have in Ubuntu (20....
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add linux swap partition without harming existing data on the hard drive

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 using a bootable USB and followed the instructions. I noticed after installation that I only have a 2GB swapfile which is mounted under root directory(/). I want to separately ...
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Upgrade SSD 1TB to 2TB: pv, vg, lv, and fdisk OK. df says no change

I'm upgrading a 20.04 server SSD from 1TB to 2TB. The transfer went fine but I seem to be stuck at the last step trying to get the new space to appear. pvdisplay, vgdisplay, lvdisplay, and fdisk all ...
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