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Old 03-27-2007, 09:49 PM   #1
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Unhappy root file system full

Using Ubuntu Edgy my root file system is 3 gigs and I somehow have used all available space on this partition. df -h show 3 gig size and 100% usage. How can I resize my home partition with out losing any data to make room for the root system?

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You could boot using the GParted LiveCD to resize your partitions.
Old 03-28-2007, 12:29 AM   #3
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When resizing, make sure that you make plenty of room for /. I always keep about 15GB for the root partition, to make sure I won't fill it up to fast.

GParted is an excellent tool as a live CD, I have used it several times with no problems.



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