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Changing A Parted Drive Size In Linux Help Needed

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#1 coldone OFFLINE  



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Posted June 18, 2014 - 06:44 PM

I did a dual boot several months ago just to see if I could. I had Lubuntu on the machine and then installed Mint. I screwed up a little, the machine has a 40GB hdd and I (unknowingly) gave mint only 10GB and left Lubuntu at 30GB. I ended up prefering the Mint version and I use it all the time.


Is there a simple way to go in and change the partition sizes?

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Posted June 18, 2014 - 07:52 PM

gparted should work


the following web site should help explain



if you do not have it installed you can get it by using the Synaptic Package Manager or the the software Manager and search for gparted

Edited by lyall, June 18, 2014 - 07:56 PM.

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Posted June 19, 2014 - 09:00 AM

Yep, Gparted will do the trick.  You should see it under system tools.  Good Tutorial Lyall! :thumbs:

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