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Questions tagged [gparted]

GNOME's disk partition editor

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Making a encrypted persistent Kali Live USB Stick

I have got a 64GB PNY USB 3.0 Stick. I am trying to install the kali-linux-2018.4-amd64.iso with my Razer Blade(512GB Samsung SSD) running Windows 10 onto the stick and use the remaining space on it ...
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GParted detects 3 partitions instead of 1?

So, I want to use my 2nd HDD for Arch Linux and as storage for my Windows 10 installation. My 2nd HDD only has 1 partition on it (as seen by Windows 10's disk management utility) and that's where all ...
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BIOS and Windows 10 cannot use/detect/initialize Hard drive while Linux can (tried NTFS/FAT file systems and MBR/GPT partition tables)

OS: Windows 10 Enterprise Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 HDD: Western Digital 1TB Black WD1003FZEX Hello, first post on here but this site, among many other StackExchange sites have been an infinite ...
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Unable to Partition Drive - Ubuntu 18.04

I am unable to repartition my single Linux drive. For clarity, I have done the following: 1a) Restarted my computer on a USB/CD boot of Linux 1b) Used Gparted to unmount the drive I want to ...
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Resize extended partition on Linux

The setup (Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac - Debian Stretch 9.5 x86_64) fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 931.5 GiB, 1000204886016 bytes, 1953525168 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector ...
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Ubuntu USB Flash Drive

I corrupted my 2.1TB USB Drive... It shows up on Ubuntu every time, but does not mount. The gparted program gives me an option for default user mode but wont format it. My mac does not see it at all. ...
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How to merge two ext4 partitions, when there is an unallocated space between them?

I have two ext4 partitions: /dev/sda6 is the one on which I have my Ubuntu right now, /dev/sda5 is a recently created empty ext4 partition. How to merge them so the data will not be lost?
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AMD Chipset with Windows 7 x64 Reports 3TB drive as 748GB

I have an old AMD system running Windows 7 x64. I recently upgraded to a 3TB drive (from 512GB), cloning my old drive contents over with Acronis. Long story short, it shows up as a 748GB disk. Yes, ...
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How do I shrink the partition of an img file made from dd?

I've copied the USB drive to an .img file using dd: dd if=/dev/sdc of=myimage.img I want to reduce the size of the partition in the image. I've tried several methods and always end up with a ...
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Can't Change expandMain Fedora Partition with GParted

I am trying to expand my main Fedora partition and have live booted but I still cant move sda3 over so I can expand into the allocated space. Picture of GParted
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How do I give my root partition (/dev/sda9) all the unallocated space?

I'm runing Linux Mint 19 on a Lenovo z70 Laptop. After shrinking my Windows volume so I can give my linux volume more space, I opened Gparted to find it more complicated than I'd thought. I want to ...
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GParted and Disk Utility disagree on the partition layout - but Disk Utility is inconsistent

I'm trying to make a storage partition on my bootable Linux flash drive. It's using GPT and booting with EFI. |------|-----------------| - - - - - - - |----------|------| | EFI | Linux | ...
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Unable to resize system partition using GParted

I have Windows 10 systems installed on 60GB SSD. There is Reboot Restore installed. I'm unable to update Windows. Too small disc. I tried with an external disc, but it looks like Windows don't know ...
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How to extend arch linux partition without Gparted

I have arch-linux installed on dev/sda8. I have about 39 GB of unallocated space just above dev/sda8. I want to move the same below sda8 so I can extend my linux parttion. I tried Gparted from linux ...
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Mismatch in partition format

I'm running into some issue with my Ubuntu 18.04 boot, after upgrading from 16.04 (ubuntu 18.04 upgrade failed for UEFI). However while looking at it I realized a weird behavior: When I open GParted (...
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Windows 10 wont boot HP probook 430 G2 2014 model

In powershell I tried the command "Shutdown" and my computer shut down then when I powered it back on I got a disk error 301 so I went to cmd and activated my boot partition and since then I have had ...
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Unable to convert logical partition to primary or create create a new primary partition

So here is the issue: I have a 500 GB Hard Disk in my laptop, currently I have linux (Debian 9) installed on it. Now I wanted to dual boot my laptop with Windows 10/8.1/7 in one of my 60GB unallocated ...
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Recover MBR after overwriting it with an empty one

I've accidentally messed up my Windows XP hard drive. I wanted to copy the MBR from this disk to a new SSD, but I've done the opposite. I do not have a shadow copy of that volume and thought that ...
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Corrupted USB drive, dd, gparted, fdisk not helps

I have SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0 16G USB Drive. My computer can recognize the USB drive, such as VendorID, ProductID, USB drive brand and model. Here is the my tryings; Writing zeroes with dd: While i ...
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Kali RPI3 gparted resize partition gives (unallocated)

I have RPI3 that has a Kali image I want to download updates, Kali tools, etc... But the partition is full loaded. Then I tried to resize the Kali image to full partition but the the new resized ...
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Can Gparted brick a drive?

I tried to delete a LUKS volume on an M.2 NVMe drive by rewriting the partition table in Gparted. It failed stating "the Linux kernel wouldn't recognize a change until I rebooted"... or something ...
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Can Clonezilla and GParted be put on an EFI partition?

So here's the dilemma: I have a bunch of flash drives I'm trying to set up as multi-boot utility drives for Clonezilla and GParted, and since those utilities don't take up very much space, I'd also ...
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Is there a way to move Windows partition on the same drive?

I shrunk my Windows partition by ~30GB to make room for a Linux installation. At this point the 30GB of unallocated space was shown as one single block on Windows Disk Manager. I installed ArchLinux, ...
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How to properly resize storage partition dual-boot Macbook Pro?

This is a picture of GParted from my dual-boot macOS High Sierra and Manjaro. I recently decided to create an exFAT storage partition that could be shared between the two, and then later realized I ...
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Move unallocated space into extended partition to expand logical volume

I have a dual boot setup with Fedora and Windows. For personal reasons, I have uninstalled Windows and would like to use the freed-up space to expand my Fedora partition (which is on a logical ...
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GParted - Shrink progress bar shows ~100% for hours - cancel or not?

I have used GParted live to shrink my Windows partition from 530 to 430 GB. The disk is largely defragmented and only 66 GB are used. Since almost 6 hours now the shrink progress bar shows what looks ...
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Unable to boot into GParted partition or from GParted live USB

Apologies if this question isn't appropriate or seems like it's been asked before, but I'm frustrated and have been trying suggestions from this site and others for days now to no avail. TL;DR: I'm ...
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`ext4lazyinit` after extending partition with `gparted`

I just extended a large (now 2 TiB) ext4-partition on a regular HDD to the left, using gparted. It took 5 hours to complete, but went well. Now, after mounting the filesystem, ext4lazyinit is running ...
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Gparted SSD error creating partition

Trying to reformat etc an SSD after windows crashed. Ran Gparted and tried to create partition. Error log as follows: GParted 0.25.0 --enable-libparted-dmraid --enable-online-resize Libparted 3.2 ...
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Gparted changed boot flag and it is different while viewing at Windows

I change Windows boot flage at partition "System Reserved" by Gparted. "System Reserved" has boot (flag). I used Gparted from Manjaro distro usb stick. When I boot Windows and take a look at Computer ...
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MBR Boot sector partition error

After suffering a virus attack on my current laptop there was still found a md5 hash error located on the mbr boot hard drive sector, then I decided to use gparted to perform a new partition on the ...
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Fedora 27 does not allocate much space for home folder

I have installed Fedora 27 on a new machine, with a Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB. When migrating my home drive from my old pc (I used Deja dup), it complains that I don't have enough space on my home drive. ...
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Resize LUKS Partition

Gparted image of my partitions. Have a 68G logical Luks partition at the very end of a drive, and to the left of that I have 60G of free unallocated space. Both of these partitions together make up an ...
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Shrink swap partition significantly on SSD (Linux)

I allocated a huge amount of swap space (127G) for a system with 128G ram. I want to reclaim most of that space and make it available to my Linux file system. This is what GParted currently looks like:...
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How to convert MBR partition to GPT partition using gparted live cd terminal without losing any data [duplicate]

I want to install windows 7 , but for that I need to convert MBR partition to GPT without losing any data. Creating new partition table will delete all data from hard drive , so other solution is ...
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NTFS partition is lost, but data (should be) there, how to recover?

Shortly: I've got troubles with a lost partition and Testdisk is not able to solve my problem. Everything makes me think that files are on the disk, but I don't know how to get them back. Also, I'm ...
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Can't Resize Windows Vista Partition

I have been trying to install kali linux to my laptop and dual boot it with Windows. Every time I try to shrink the C drive in computer management it says I can only shrink it by 715mb. I tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't recognize USB device

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and when I plug my USB key into my laptop it doesn't appear. I also tried to use Gparted to detect it but it doesn't exist here. But using Disks in my OS I can see it. So what's ...
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huge difference between the filesystem size and the data size in a .image data. And I cannot shrink it

So I am trying to shrink a image file to a more reasonable size and I followed this tutorial: https://softwarebakery.com/shrinking-images-on-linux Basically it shows you to shrink the partition and ...
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Merge non adjacent partitions that can not be moved

Disclaimer: I've read through numerous related questions and none of them seemed to fit this case. I had two 120 GB SSDs installed. One running Linux (Debian), the other Windows 10. Trying to upgrade ...
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Partition table incorrectly displayed inside partition software tools

I would like to do some work on sdb3 partition: sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sdb: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes 16 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1938021 cylinders, total 1953525168 sectors Units = sectors ...
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How can I enlarge the EFI partition on a dual boot-system with Windows and Linux?

I intend to install Windows and Linux on my system which is booted in UEFI-mode. For Linux, I intend to do the following things: install the LTS kernel and whatever current version the mainline ...
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How do I remove Windows after installing Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS and deleted my existing partitions in Windows to free space . Now although I can boot into Ubuntu but also it shows up in my partitions that my Windows still exists. ...
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Ubuntu Can't resize main partition with Gparted

I'm running out of space on the root partition and I want to give it more space but I don't know how. I'm using Ubuntu 16.04, dual boot with windows. Here is my extended partition on GParted: As you ...
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Microsoft reserved partition (Unable to detect file system!) + CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED error

EDIT : I finally did this actually it is a little long story. I install windows 8 and i had same issues after one rebooting but after another reboot it can boot and i install bitdefender there is no ...
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Windows can't access hdd after resizing with gparted

I have a new ssd and a old hdd with two partition, data and os. I cloned the os on the hdd on the ssd, and then used gparted to format the system partition on the hdd, and extend the data partition on ...
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Create a fresh table with GNU parted

I have a USB stick which I recently used to dd an iso to it so that I could use that stick as a booting drive. Now, I would like to store regular files there. When using parted I constantly get this ...
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Why can't I create a logical partition with `gparted`?

I'm trying to create a logical partition inside an extended partition but gparted doesn't let me do it. My setup: System: Ubuntu 16.04 Partitioning software: gparted 0.25.0 HDD 1TB /dev/sda1: ...
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Extending linux root partition with unallocated space

I have set my PC to dual boot Linux and windows 10. I have cut some space from my C:/ partition in windows using some program. now i want to extent the root Linux partition with that unallocated ...
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Applications that require privilege escalation don't ask for password and don't run

I recently upgrade my machine from Linux Mint 17.3 to Mint 18.1 (by completely formatting and installing from clean). I got pretty much back to a good state - with one exception. When I had 17.3, if ...