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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Change the size of icons (minimize, close and some icons in chrome)

The size of the icons on chrome (like the icon of the Google account and extensions) and also the minimize, close, full buttons are so small it is becoming difficult for me to clearly see them, any ...
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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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Is there any way to override the Maximize button functionality to maximize a bit smaller than full screen or to a fixed size?

Im using Remote connection and getting some extra borders on receiver machine. So I need to resize the windows on ubuntu machine a bit smaller than the resolution of the screen so they're not covered ...
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Using AnyDesk, emacs frames don't resize properly

I have Ubuntu19 at home, U18 at work and can easily connect one to the other using AnyDesk. The only failure so far is that when I resize an emacs (OS) window the emacs buffer doesn't resize. I don'...
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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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After resizing my windows partition of a dual boot windows/ubuntu, my ubuntu is corrupted

I have a dual boot Asus laptop with windows 8.1 and ubuntu 18.04. Originally windows had 450 GB and Linux 50 GB. I shrinked my winwdows by 30GB by using diskpart to offer them to ubuntu... this is ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck on Emergency Mode when expanding partitions

After I have done the process described here to resize the hard drive, I am getting the following error, in which Ubuntu stucks on Emergency Mode. ERROR failed to send host log messa I followed the ...
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Shortcuts to resize windows

I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04 and I'm wondering if there's a way to set shortcuts for commonly/frequently used resizing and positioning of the windows. My other laptop is a Macbook and I use ...
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Looking for window resize color in ubuntu.css

I changed themes, but a few of the parts remained on ubuntu orange. Found a post directing me to ubuntu.css and was able to change most of my color concerns there, except the color that started it ...
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Ubuntu deleting error

I have a 1.8TB ntfs partition which contained a folder with approximately 1M (1,000,000 files) inside. I wanted to delete this file and so I right clicked the fodler and chose delete. then I selected ...
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Can't resize partitions [duplicate]

I have a dual boot with Ubuntu and Windows and I trying to make a Linux partition bigger, but I can't.
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delete ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv [duplicate]

I have a VM with max 30G disk, when booting up and using terminal everything seems fine. But when I use remote desktop it won’t start. I have noticed that my disk suddenly got full and a new directory ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 disk expansion (not LVM) [duplicate]

I need to expand the root partition of the server (not LVM) because of the need of testing. How can I expand the root partition without shutting the server down? $ df -h Filesystem Size Used ...
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resize ext4 /boot partition using ssh connection on VM

I have an Ubuntu 19.04 Virtual Machine and I connect to it by ssh. I have to resize boot partition. # fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 300 GiB, 322122547200 bytes, 629145600 sectors Disk model: QEMU ...
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Resize a ubuntu partion with an EFI between both

I have two disks, one with Windows (sdba) and one with a linux partition (sdb). It need to allocate the unllocated memory to the LInux system if possible. I can't make a resize, because EFI is between ...
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how to resize dev/root partition on orangepi 4g iot?

I have board orangepi 4g iot and I install ubuntu 16.04 on orangepi 4g iot. I want to install many appa to ubuntu 16.04 . I can not install app because the path of install apt_get is full . I have to ...
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Autoresizing windows in Kubuntu slow. Frozen screen

Whenever I try to resize and tile two windows in Kubuntu 18.04, my screen freezes up. Why is this the case? Switching between two windows is also very slow (with alt tab or otherwise; the entire ...
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xfce4 window manager: increase the width of window borders for growing/shrinking windows [duplicate]

I use an ultra-wide monitor that has big but not super-huge resolution (2560x1080 I think). One long standing irritation I've had is that getting the mouse cursor over a window border (corner, really) ...
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Can't resize root and home partition

Hello I have some unallocated space that I got from windows partition. I need to resize root partition by 15GB and home partition by 10GB. I am not able to do it. I red that I have to do it from Live ...
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Shrink Kernel Size For 64 MB RAM

I'm working on reduction of kernel size in Ubuntu. I've compiled and installed the kernel 5.2.3 stable now i want to remove kernel modules manually. I've tried with rmmod command and after rebooting ...
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“Re-size” the .img for smaller SD-card. How to SHRINK a bootable SD card image

Context I have a 16 GB SD card with a Linux based OS for a Raspberry Pi. Most of the space is empty. I want to share the SD .img with other people but if I use the command dd if=/dev/sdXX of=/home/...
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ubuntu 18 screen size is too big and draggable?

Screen size of my laptop is almost 4 times and i need to drag the screen right\left or top/bottom to use it. How this can be solved? Top Left Top Right Bottom Left Bottom Right
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How to get out unallocated space out from an extended ext4 partition

I have an extended partition /dev/sda2. It has many partitions of my ubuntu. I want to resized them and get the unallocated space out for a windwos install. But Whenever I try to do this in gparted ...
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Extend size of Ubuntu on Flash

Ubuntu 18.04.02 LTS was installed on 64GB flash disk. When boot for that flash disk and check the size of the partition, it is only 6.4 GB. What is the procedure to follow so could use all the disk?
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Font size inside applications does not increase in Ubuntu 18.04

For some reason I cannot change the font/display size inside applications in Ubuntu 18.04. When I use the shortcut [CTRL+] the only thing that changes is the font size of the surrounding Ubuntu ...
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Kubuntu does not boot properly(very slow) after increasing the size of root partition

After resizing the root and home partition kubuntu is not booting properly, I googled it and found out that it may be due to the change in position of my partitions but I don't know how to fix it, The ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: does “draggable-border-width” work only for some applications?

After reading Resizing a window should be easier - increase boarder pixel count? and the links cited there, I looked at what dconf-editor had. There is "/org/gnome/mutter/draggable-border-width" with ...
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Resizing a window should be easier - increase boarder pixel count?

Currently its too difficult to resize a window by hovering cursor on window edge or corner until cursor changes to that double arrow pointer ... when I install Ubuntu 19.04 for people new to computers ...
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Cannot resize update-manager window

On 18.04 the update-manager window shows more boiler plate than actual content (see below) and I cannot resize it. Is it possible to change some setting somewhere to be able to resize the window?
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Create a folder of x size [duplicate]

I've been looking for information about creating a folder of size x, for example, 3 gigabytes and I only found it for the files with dd but it's not that I need it. You have some way of creating it ...
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Upgrading impaired by full partition (having only 2 kernels). Is partitioning the only solution?

Not enough space in disk seems to be a common problem while upgrading. My upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10 (in order to eventually go to 19.04) fails because I need 1050 Mb more than available, which I ...
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Resize Opera browser in Ubuntu 19.04

I can't resize the Opera browser window! Using the mouse the grip handles are too small, so I always miss them. Also, alt+space does not bring up a menu as it normally does. According to a message in ...
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How can I resize the desktop icons in Ubuntu 19.04 like how it works in Ubuntu 16.04?

How can I resize the icons independently of each other? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4YecBMec6E&feature=youtu.be
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Cannot resize ubuntu partition with gparted

I don't know why but I'm unable to resize my Ubuntu partition. I've tried from both Windows and Ubuntu but even when I have unallocated space and have disabled swap and booting from a USB i can't get ...
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How to disable resize window on its right side?

When I have a window at the right of my screen and I try to drag the scroll bar to navigate with it, sometimes I get the resize option, instead of the scrollbar, because I go too much to the right of ...
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How to resize menu window in Xubuntu 18.04?

I have accidentally pressed some Alt+f.. key and now my menu window (the one that opens when I click on the top left corner) is full size. Tried various settings and I'm more confused. Originally I ...

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