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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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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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Resize volume disk space that has a lot of free space and move it to another directory

I am trying to move free space storage from /usr folder to /var as I ran out of /var storage. When I use lvextend: lvextend -L +46G /dev/mapper/vg00-var Insufficient free space: 11776 extents needed, ...
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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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can't resize windows, can't move them, can't use right click, etc

everyone. I experience some problems with Ubuntu Studio. The problems are: I can't resize, move, minimize, maximize any window. When computer boots up, mouse cursor is in a shape of an X, instead of a ...
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can't resize (and manipulate) windows in Ubuntu Studio

everyone. I installed and used Ubintu Studio a year ago. Worked great. I stopped using computer with Ubuntu Studio for a few months. Now, Studio starts slower and I can't manipulate any windows - can'...
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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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Unable to resize my hardrive in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using virtual box and my Host Device is : Windows 10 Guest Device is : Ubuntu 21.04 I am new to Ubuntu and i have recently installed oracle virtualbox and used Ubuntu as my guest device. At the ...
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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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Cannot resize partition

So I have 2 partitions with linux installed and I want to resize the first partition. Partitions are: I have free space right next to it however the resize option is locked even tho it wasn't mounted....
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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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can't resize physical partition Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I managed to increase the virtual drive of a vm , but the ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv still showing the old size vda 252:0 0 210G 0 disk ├─vda1 252:1 0 1M ...
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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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Accidently lost /home during shrinking process with resize2fs

I tried to decrease size of my /home in order to increase my root / which is too small. I tried to achieve this by following this walkthrough. Unfortunately, I wasn't aware of the differences between ...
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How to fix a winload.exe error on a grub2 multiboot system after partition resizing?

I had a working win7, win10 and Linux multi-boot system before resizing the win10 partition to give more space to win7. When it was done resizing and restarted, it only gave some kind of light blue/...
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Ubuntu 20.04 under VirtualBox does not Auto-resize Guest Display

I had a problem when installed Ubuntu 20.04 as a guest in VirtualBox 6.1.18 The Auto-resize Guest Display did not work and I was able only to set one of the pre-defined resolutions in the Ubuntu. The ...
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Sizing Issue: Libre Office Options Menu is way too small!

I can’t figure out how to increase the font size in libre office and 4k downloader and keepass in lubuntu 20.10. My main menu in libreoffice is nice and big but when I open tools>options I can’t ...
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18.04 Gnome screen vertical bar

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome. I did something that changed my screen. Now I have a vertical black bar under the Settings icon. Restart and reboot didn't change it. Settings->Displays->...
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Can't solve the /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv 100% space used problem Ubuntu Server 20.04 running on VirtualBox

I've been hours trying to solve this issue and can't figure out what else to do When i do df -h, this is what i see: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev ...
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Re-sizing the Opera window

I have trouble when re-sizing the Opera window specifically in Ubuntu 20.04.1. When I hover over the edge of any other window the cursor changes to the re-size cursor (aero_ew, pictured) for a ...
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How to increase /home partition

I am working with Ubuntu 18.04 on dual boot and I am trying to increase my home partition using gparted. My home partition is /dev/sda9 and drive letterE: is on the /dev/sda6 partition. It has almost ...
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Merge root partition with unallocated space [duplicate]

The root partition space in my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is almost exhausted, so I want to extend this partition. This is a picture from :Gparted output. I want to merge the /dev/sda8 partition with the ...
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Increase size of ext4 partition

I have a dual boot setup with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.10. I would like to use Gparted to resize the ext4 partition. It is 81% full and lately I have been getting warnings about the partition being ...
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I cannot increase my disk space using Gparted in Vmware

I have a Ubuntu OS provided by my teacher that has preinstalled programs in order for us to work from home. The problem is that it almost runs out of storage memory and I would like to expand it. I ...
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Strange window resize issue in xubuntu focal

I'm a seasoned Linux user and have been working with Xubuntu since 9.10. Since upgrading to 20.04, I've found that the 'Settings' window can only be resized top/bottom and not side/side. Has anyone ...
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How can I resize root and home partitions? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and during the installation process I opted for manual partitioning, and I chose to keep root and home separate. So at the end, I obtained this configuration: 650 Mb EFI ...
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How to set the Ubuntu dock icon size to less then 16?

In Ubuntu 20.04.1 settings, the minimum Dock icon size is 16: How can I set this to less then 16?
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How to solve /dev/xvda1 100% usage issue?

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 / ext4 filesystem As I did a "df -h", it shows that my "/dev/xvda1" is 100% full. I cannot even do a "tab" to list all folders/files under current ...
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How are the Ubuntu server preinstalled images resized to fit disk upon first boot?

could someone please shed some light on what service/script does the resizing of preinstalled images to fit disk after the very first boot? I will explore the inner workings myself, just need some ...
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Error entering to my ubuntu 20.04 because it is full and grub doesn't recognize my Usb

I am trying to enter my ubuntu-desktop 20.04 but it doesn't allow me because it is full. /dev/nvme0n1p8:clean, 430719/3612672 files, 13722097/14444032 blocks I wanted to resize the Ubuntu partition ...
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Scroll by mouse move not via wheel in mouse

I'm looking for somethingn which allows me to change any event with a mouse wheel to a mouse move. I imagine this should work like that: I press and keep a key (or combination of keys) next move mouse ...
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Unable to reach the bottom of a dialog window

I'm unable to reach the bottom of this window. I can't resize/reshape it unlike other windows. It's a part of the software Cytoscape used for studying protein networks/interactions. I'm new to linux, ...
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