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Old 06-29-2011, 12:47 PM   #1
gurumathan
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Partition Extending


Dear All,

I have created one partition. Now i want to extend that partition withour formatting it.
 
Old 06-29-2011, 12:51 PM   #2
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Do this using Gparted from a LiveCD.
 
Old 06-29-2011, 01:01 PM   #3
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Dear friend,

Gpated is a good tool to serve your purpose .Just google in order to obtain more information .Gparted can be found on Ubuntu live Cd or it can be directly downloaded from the below link .
 
Old 06-29-2011, 08:33 PM   #4
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You can extend partitions with various tools (eg fdisk), but ALWAYS do a backup first.
 
  


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