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Old 08-20-2014, 02:39 PM   #1
jazzbo001
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Move free drive space to linux side of partition


When I installed Mate 17, I must have missed an install within windows option as it installed and split the remaining space with windows approx 160 G on each.
The windows disk manager let me shrink the windows partition and gave me approx 114 G more as unallocated.
Now, I can't find any way in windows to move this free space over to the linux side. How do I do this without putting myself thru major changes? LOL
 
Old 08-20-2014, 03:24 PM   #2
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Use gparted-live cd/usb
It has a gui where you can move 1 of the partitions left or right
http://gparted.org/livecd.php
 
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Old 08-20-2014, 05:06 PM   #3
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When I installed Mate 17, I must have missed an install within windows
If you are referring to installing Mint within windows as a program using mint4win (Mint version of WUBI), that is not supported by Ubuntu/Mint any longer and acccording do the Ubuntu site will not work with a machine which has windows 8. Might work with earlier versions of windows. That is probably why you did not see the option.

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Now, I can't find any way in windows to move this free space over to the linux side.
Windows default installs don't recognize Linux filesystems and usually show them as free/unallocated space so as indicated above, you need to do it from Linux such as with GParted.

Last edited by yancek; 08-20-2014 at 05:07 PM.
 
  


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