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Just create temporary hardlink after running kpartx -a ...: sudo ln /dev/loop0 /dev/mapper/loop0 And then run gparted as usual (it will properly operate /dev/mapper/loop0p*): sudo gparted /dev/mapper/loop0 Don't forget to remove link when its not needed anymore.
How did you think that the system knew where the partitions were? The locations of the partitions on your disc are stored as records in a table, known as … wait for it … the partition table, that is written to the disc where the partitions themselves are. (It's not strictly necessary for a partition table to live on the same disc as the ...
The partition table is a piece of information stored at the beginning of the hard disk which describes how this hard disk is partitioned (How many partitions there are, the size and location of each partition, etc.) There are different types of partition tables, for example MS-DOS which allows you to create only up to four primary partitions. Other ...
Yes, Gparted can fix this. First delete the /dev/sda5 partition and then expand sda7 to take that space by either dragging the partition end over the now free space or by typing in the new larger size for the partition. Nothing happens until you click apply.
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