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Old 05-08-2011, 10:26 PM   #1
junichimataji
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I want to add space to my file system


somebody help me....
i want to add space to my file system, i want to slice some space from my home directory coz it has a lot of space...i am just adding applications, but im running out of space....what shall i do, without reformating or reinstalling my ubuntu 10.10?

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Old 05-08-2011, 11:15 PM   #2
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I believe gparted can resize ext3 and ext5 partitions. You might find this link helpful. I'd suggest running GParted from the LiveCD (so you can leave your / and /home partitions unmounted while resizing them) and definitely back up all of your stuff on both partitions before attempting this!
 
  


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