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I have 26GB of unlocatted space and I want to add that space to my existing partitions. The problem is that i cant seem to use use that space to resize the partitions.

Here is my partitions list in gparted enter image description here

I want to copy the free space to the /dev/sd6 partition but the option resize is greyed out.

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The resize option is likely grayed out since the partition is mounted. Since it appears this is your root partition, your best option is probably to use a GParted LiveCD or LiveUSB. Once you boot from that drive, you should be able to resize/move any partition on the drive.

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thanks. i have created a gparted live cd and it does the trick. – brpaz Oct 14 '12 at 8:47

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