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Old 07-20-2005, 02:27 AM   #1
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Harddrive space

hi all

I installed suse, so it took some space from the a windows partition

How do i increase the amount of free space on suse?

is there a way to take more space from the windows partitions?

Old 07-20-2005, 07:26 AM   #2
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I don't know if it's included with suse, but an easy way for resizing partitions is using parted (or better it's front-end qtparted).
Old 07-20-2005, 07:56 AM   #3
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where do I find this program? and instructions on how to use it?
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Qtparted in SUSE or Partition Magic in Winbloze, or cfdisk or fdisk on the command line.
Old 07-21-2005, 08:05 AM   #5
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i found qtparted and downloaded it

when i did ./configure it told me i need libparted 1.6 in order to install

i searched and search and i found that it is in gparted. when i installed gparted it still told me i dont have libparted.

anyone know how to find/install it? or some other program that will resize linux/windows partition for newbies?

thanks a lot
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I would guess that you need parted and not gparted. Parted is a commandline version that qtparted and gparted are probably built on.
Old 07-21-2005, 02:30 PM   #7
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Go out and download SysResc

It's a bootable CD that has QTparted on it, among other things.

put it in the CD drive. reboot your computer

where it says "boot:" type "fb1024" to enable framebuffer at 1024x768

umm it'll boot up, asking for keyboard settings etc.

when you get to the command line type "run_qtparted"

that SHOULD work. if anything goes wrong, just ask.

QTparted will start up, it'll ask for a mouse type.


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