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Old 12-19-2004, 06:14 PM   #1
iqlinx
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Question Creating New Partitions in linux


HI there,

I have installed Fedora 2 on my machine and i used "Automatically partition" which basically created for me
Code:
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hdb2             50300664   6532240  41213288  14% /
/dev/hdb1               101086      6035     89832   7% /boot
none                     63064         0     63064   0% /dev/shm
I want to creat more partitions and resize / to be smaller than this and make /usr partition and /home,
how can i do that without haveing the need to reinstall the whole thing and start from scratch , Is there any possible way to do this, like in windows we have partition magic that help in partitioning what can i do in linux?


Thanks.

IQlinx
 
Old 12-19-2004, 06:53 PM   #2
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try gnu parted.
 
Old 12-20-2004, 09:33 PM   #3
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hi

i am new in the linux world, how would i use the gnu parted?
 
Old 12-21-2004, 01:28 AM   #4
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http://www.gnu.org/software/parted/parted.html
 
  


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