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But note that using it is risky (at least last time I checked) and in the past some people HAVE lost their partition tables and / or all data on disk after using this, necessitating complete reformat and reinstall of their entire systems...
Distribution: Laptops: Linux Mint 18 XFCE, Debian Jessie XFCE, NAS: OpenMediaVault 3.0
Originally Posted by everest40
Personally I've had great success with GParted, which I believe comes on the Ubuntu cd.
Never used GNU Parted either, but Gparted is solid. I typically use Parted Magic. Its more or less a small OS. Has networking tools, web browsing, IRC, etc. I guess so if you have questions, you can get online and find them.
Partitioning just takes so long.. especially that much space. When I ran into a similar situation, I backed up all important files, did a clean install of Windows, let it have the whole drive, then reinstalled Linux and set the drive up how I wanted.
I tried using it, but it wont let me resize the windows partition..... should I reformat do another partition? does that even work? My overall goal is just to make the windows partition 100G at least, without losing and data........ is there ANY way to do it?