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Old 08-06-2008, 10:41 AM   #1
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Resizing Partitions


I have a dual boot system, but I think I'll need more space no the Linux partition than I currently have. Is there any program I can use to shrink my windows partition and enlarge my Linux partition?
 
Old 08-06-2008, 10:44 AM   #2
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You can use parted magic to resize partition.
http://lifestory-eng.blogspot.com/20...-has-been.html
 
Old 08-06-2008, 11:55 AM   #3
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I'm trying to us QTparted, but when i select a partition the resize button is not selectable. How do I get QTparted to resize my partitions?

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Old 08-06-2008, 03:03 PM   #4
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Is the partition currently mounted. If so, unmount it.

Do you have the correct "tools" loaded on your system, like ntfsprogs.

Cheers.
 
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I have a dual boot system, but I think I'll need more space no the Linux partition than I currently have. Is there any program I can use to shrink my windows partition and enlarge my Linux partition?
If it's Vista, use the Vista disk manager - it's not bad for M$oft software. Else use the gparted liveCD - I never had much luck with qtparted, and gave up trying it years ago.
 
  


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