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Old 08-09-2005, 10:44 PM   #1
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Free partition editor?


Hi, I'm new to the forums.

Anyways I'm getting a refurbished laptop for free, and want to dual boot slackware and windows xp on it. I'm already dual booting slackware on this laptop, but my problem is the refurbished laptop doesn't come with a windows install CD. So I'm assuming it will all be installed under one partition. Is there free partition editing software like partition magic?

I spent a good amount of time googling, but found nothing relevant.

Thanks,

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Old 08-09-2005, 10:51 PM   #2
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Yes.







Oh, you wanted to know WHAT?
Check out parted/qtparted. Also ntfs_resize (if an ntfs partition).
 
Old 08-09-2005, 10:54 PM   #3
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QTParted
comes with most live linux CD's
 
Old 08-09-2005, 11:03 PM   #4
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Awesome!

Thanks heaps,

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Old 08-09-2005, 11:11 PM   #5
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QTParted
comes with most live linux CD's
I know for a fact it comes with Berry Linux, Knoppix, and Mepis. Mandriva's DiskDrake is also very good.
 
  


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