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Old 02-02-2007, 06:41 PM   #1
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Partition Manager


The last few times I installed Ubuntu on my old computer, I used Partition Logic, but when I tried it on my new computer, I ran into a problem.

My new computer has a SATA (or something like that) hard drive, which isn't compatible with Partition Logic, so I need something else to divide my current Windows partition.

Any recommendations on what free program I can use?
 
Old 02-02-2007, 07:08 PM   #2
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If resizing ntfs filesystems then check this link out. http://mlf.linux.rulez.org/mlf/ezaz/ntfsresize.html
Might look into this as well using gparted from it. http://freshmeat.net/projects/systemrescuecd/

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Old 02-02-2007, 07:34 PM   #3
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I downloaded Gparted, but I'm a little confused about a few things.

I think my hard drive is a SATA drive (Maxtor 6L250S0), but I'm not sure. Do I need to load any of those SATA things at the beginning?

After a few steps in, I get an error after it asks what resolution I want to use. It's some xorg thing that I remember dealing with in Ubuntu, but I'm not sure how to fix it now. How do I get past it?
 
Old 02-02-2007, 07:36 PM   #4
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What did you download. Post link to the file you downloaded.

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Old 02-02-2007, 07:38 PM   #5
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http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gpa...1&big_mirror=0
 
Old 02-02-2007, 08:14 PM   #6
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Did not know they created a live cd or one for USB. You might try the http://freshmeat.net/projects/systemrescuecd/ That one should use a similiar setup.

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That looks like the liveCD - the latest one should have the S-ATA support already.
As for the resolution problem, pick something you know will work on your old gear; 1024x768, even 800x600 if you have to.

It will start up in gparted to save you having to know what to start.
 
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