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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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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Extend a partition size [duplicate]

i would please to extend the size of nvme0n1p5 partition with the unallocated partition its on a dual boot machine. any suggestion please.
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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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Changing size of two adjacent system partitions

Currently I have 3 partitions on my disk: BOOT partition (Partition 1), Ubuntu 18.04 (Partition 2) and Ubuntu 20.04 (Partition 3). I'd like to do one of two things: Change the size of Partition 3 by ...
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Grub rescue unknown file system error followed by another Error stating failed to isolate default target:Freezing Execution

I am Using Dual boot with windows 10 and ubuntu 20.04 LTS During resizing the disk space:> 1.First of all I had compressed the drive in windows using an application named as "Erases us ...
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System Tray Icons Stretching on Mouse Hovering

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04.1 with Gnome 3.36.3. I don't know why, almost every time I hover with my mouse over the system tray icons, they will resize automatically to fit the tray. I believe this must be a ...
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How adjust image size and position in 4K

edit: actually this was a setting issue in the TV, so this is solved. Had to change scan mode from automatic. This worked on LG TV. I'm using my laptop with a 4K TV. The problem is that the image is ...
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VirtualBox increase VDI file actual size for Ubuntu

I tried to increase the Actual size of the VDI image on My VirtualBox. I followed this tutorial https://linuxhint.com/increase-virtualbox-disk-size/ After this when I run df -f And when I use ...
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Backup my ubuntu 18.04 both (45GB) root and (1TB) home directories before resizing the root dir

I have a big (42GB) root and (1TB) home (ubuntu 18.04), as the Gpartted show & df -h. I want to back up my Ubuntu 18.04, not only copying all the files but also want all the installed packages/...
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Certain windows shrink after reopening them and cannot be resized and hence unusable

I recently installed Inkscape, and upon opening the Document Preferences the second time, the window shrunk. I was unable to scroll or resize the window. Seemed as if it got cropped. I had to relaunch ...
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How to resize root partition on a live system?

I'm a Linux beginner and I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a usb stick and went with manual partitioning. At install, I thought that 20GB would be enough for root, and allocated first 20GB to root, then 30 ...
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size /boot too small? impossible to autoremove and clean kernel

I try to apt-get upgrade, but there is an error: update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-4.4.0-179-generic gzip: stdout: No space left on device E: mkinitramfs failure cpio 141 gzip 1 update-...
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How to make Totem automatically fit window size to video size?

Is it possible to make Totem automatically fit window size to video size (not the other way), like other players do? It seems that Totem keeps it's window at fixed size and scales the video to fit in ...
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GParted error message: A partition can not end (156016640) after the end of the device (%2)

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. I'm trying to increase the size of the volume sdb2. When trying to reduce the size of the extended partition using GParted live, I got this error message. Could not add this ...
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How can the font size of a terminal be adjusted depending on screen space?

I would like to always have my terminal windows open up at 80 columns, but use all their given space on the screen (as in, the physical pixels) with a dynamically selected font-size (so that the ...
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Can i resize a persisten live usb system?(Lubuntu 20.04 Focal)

i need to resize my persistent live USB. I made it with mkusb,the USB key is 8gb. The system is now running on 2.1 gb,with the remaining space used for persistent storage.So,can i resize those ...
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Trigger window resize in non-active window

I would like to trigger a resize command (specifically, something similar to the "begin-resize" keybinding we can configure in org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings, or via the GUI as shown in the attached ...
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Adjusting Size Of EC2 Instance By Replacement [ Data Migration Comulsory ]

This EC2 needed large disk at the launch. With data of 300G at the launch, most space was supposed to be used by 2 of the directories /backup /home The data increased 2 folds within a month, for ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 vnc no window 'decorations' to allow resize of apps

VNC'ing from mac to Ubuntu 20.04 server. Desktop is fine except I cannot resize app windows as they have no 'decorations'. Is there a way to fix this? ~/.vnc/xstartup #!/bin/sh # Uncomment the ...
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resize printer dialog box in 20.04

How can I resize the printer dialog box. When I press print in the print dialog button to print it is off the screen at the bottom. I cannot resize the dialog box or move it up to access the print ...
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Changing Swap size on encrypted LVM? (kubuntu 20.04 installation)

I just installed kubuntu 20.04 but the swap size is way too small (~1GB). I used the encrypted LVM setup for a whole disk. How can I increase the swap size, since there is no space left? [edit] I ...
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Startup window is too small, can't see whole page to click “continue”

I'm trying to install the ubuntu software in my VM but when I get to the last page of the setup, I can't see the whole screen anymore, which hides the "continue" button. When I try resizing the window,...
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Is it ok to move the start sector of my Ubuntu partition?

I'm currently running two operating systems on my 1TB drive: Windows 10 and Ubuntu 19.10. I ran into a huge problem while updating 19.10 to 20.04 LTS: My Ubuntu partition ran out of space, and now ...
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Resize partition - Failed to find physical volume

I am a completely newbie on Ubuntu or any other Linux dist and I am having a somewhat hard time with it. All the time I stumble into some problem and everything seems to be so technical, but I really ...
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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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Raspberry Pi 4 18.04 SD Card Partition Size on Boot

I'd like to limit how large the root partition resizes to on first boot. I've done this with different flavors of Linux on different boards, but can't seem to find out how for 18.04 on the RPi4. ...
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I am trying to resize my Windows NTFS partition with Gnome Disks Utility

Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type /dev/mapper/isw_ccdhechgd_Raid0p1 * 2048 206847 204800 100M 7 HPFS /dev/mapper/...
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Use numpad to move+resize windows? [duplicate]

In my 16.10 I could use ctrl+alt+numpad to put a window into any half or quarter of the screen. Now that I've just wiped and installed 19.10 this no longer works :-( I want to use a modifier keyboard ...
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dual booting with windows unallocated space, and how resize /home partition

I am dual booting with windows 10. I just resized the windows partition and have unallocated space between it and my linux installation. I would like to add it to my /home partition without breaking ...
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Unable to resize home and root partition(18.04)

My laptop is dual booted with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Recently I was pulling a docker image repository(which is around 15GB in total). My explorer showed that I do not have enough space available....
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Batch resize a folder full of SVG

I have some Google Material Design icons in a folder. Around 100 of them in a folder. They are very small, the canvas is only 24x24 px. I got Inkscape installed and can resize them one by one. But ...
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Can't increase swap size: the swapfile appears to have holes

Edit: I gave up to struggle with 19.10. Due to my research it has serious bugs especially with 5.3 kernel. Too much people have same issues and there is not only one solution that won't work for me. I ...

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