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Old 09-03-2016, 11:22 PM   #1
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how do i partition the drive on which my os is installed using gparted.
when i click on resize, the gparted does not allow me to resize/move the partittion.I m using the gparted app not the .iso .
 
Old 09-03-2016, 11:32 PM   #2
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You can't, gparted precludes it. Use the iso.
 
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Old 09-03-2016, 11:39 PM   #3
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yeah i have the backup . ty for help
 
Old 09-04-2016, 07:50 AM   #4
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You can't modify a partition which is mounted and if you are using GParted from and installed system, that will limit what you can do. Anything you want to know about GParted is at the site below which is the Manual.

http://gparted.org/display-doc.php%3Fname%3Dhelp-manual
 
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Old 09-04-2016, 02:59 PM   #5
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how do i partition the drive on which my os is installed using gparted.
when i click on resize, the gparted does not allow me to resize/move the partittion.I m using the gparted app not the .iso .
You should boot with a live linux system. You can for instance download
SystemRescueCD, install it on a USB flash drive, boot from it, launch gparted
and select your hard drive (most likely, /dev/sda)

http://www.system-rescue-cd.org/SystemRescueCd_Homepage
 
Old 09-05-2016, 04:40 AM   #6
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the ISO file is much easier,quicker and a better option.
 
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Old 09-05-2016, 08:43 AM   #7
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the ISO file is much easier,quicker and a better option.
Agreed!
http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php
 
Old 09-05-2016, 10:48 AM   #8
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I use this when in a tight spot myself.

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Partition Logic is free software, based on the Visopsys operating system. It boots from a CD or floppy disk It can create, delete, erase, format, defragment, resize, copy, and move partitions and modify their attributes. It can copy entire hard disks from one to another.
http://partitionlogic.org.uk/

The iso takes up hardly any space on my 1TB external storage drive and boots on the lowest spec gear I have ever seen or used.
 
  


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