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Old 09-27-2008, 10:01 AM   #1
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Gparted use from partition to be deleted?


Can I run Gparted from the partition which I am deleting?
I run a linux/windows laptop and wish to pull the linux partitions so that I can use the space to install a new, different linux distro. I need the windows for a while longer yet because I still do my taxes on a win/app.
It sounds like a philosophical conundrum but then if Gparted is loaded into RAM...
Thanks, in advance.


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Old 09-27-2008, 10:22 AM   #2
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Why did you like to delete the old linux version first ?
Most Linux distros has a so called customize or expert option ,where you can tell on which partition the new linux distro should be installed even if it is now occupied by a other linux distro
 
Old 09-27-2008, 10:37 AM   #3
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Thanks!
I didn't know that. I've obviously not done this particular distro swap this way before.
Are you familiar with ubuntu 8.04?
I would like to try that for a while.
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Old 09-28-2008, 03:29 AM   #4
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Thanks!
I didn't know that. I've obviously not done this particular distro swap this way before.
Are you familiar with ubuntu 8.04?
I would like to try that for a while.
Matthew
I use kubuntu (KDE) for a while, when I was so called on distro shopping.
Gparted come with kubuntu , and if I need it I still use it
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Old 09-28-2008, 09:53 AM   #5
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Once again, thanks.

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