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Hi I have a 20gb Harddrive in my Laptop 4 Gb are alocated for windows and 11Gb are for Linux. I use to have more for windows but I unalocated that partition and Limited to 4gb now there are like 5gb with nothing in the harddrive and I want to merge it to the linux partition, can anyone tell me how to do this? maybe with fdisk, partition magic or something? Thanks.
parted can handle quite a few file-systems, what you're
actually doing is not merging, but resizing an existing
partition into empty space, isn't it? But then again, parted
can't resize if the first cylinder of the partition would be
PQMagic can handle extX as well, arconis can even