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gparted shows unknown system file on nvme ssd

I have 3 disks in my system --ACHI MODE-- 1.sata ssd 256mb(windows 10 installed on it). 2.hdd 1tb for storage 3.m.2 nvme ssd kingston A2000 500gb(has mostly games in it,steamlibrary) So i wanted ...
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How to move unallocated space from left to the right of an ext4 partition in gparted without extended partition

Hello, I just reduced my windows partition space on /dev/nvme0n1p3 to the unallocated 60.65Go space on its right. I'm trying to allocate this space to my kde plasma partition on /dev/nvmee0n1p4 in ...
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Subpartitions? FAT32 Hidden partition? I never created them

I try to make bootable a Linux partition on a USB, equipped with GRUB (GRUB2 I think). But I had the surprise to see subpartitions that I never tried to create. How did they come here? I just wanted ...
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My flash drive got pulled out during I/O Write process and now is very heavily corrupted, not able to be fixed. Is it fixable? [duplicate]

I have an SanDisk 64GB USB Drive, and sadly, it got heavily corrupted. I was copying something over, and it got pulled out in middle of an I/O Write process, resulting in it being completely unusable. ...
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Remove Windows 10 from dual boot with ubuntu 18.04

This is my hard disk snap in ubuntu Gparted application. I want to remove Windows 10. I had ubuntu installed after windows. My aim is to have my Linux files (sda6) and New volume(D drive) sda5 intact ...
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Asus PRIME Z270 UEFI BIOS does not detect Operating System

I have several hard drives in my Desktop. I installed Windows 10 in one of them. Unfortunately the other hard drive, which I use to install the Apps were not recognised. I assigned a letter in the ...
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How to fix Windows 10 boot after cloning partitions with GParted?

Dell XPS 7590 Windows 10 Home, came with 256GB SSD, cloned it with dd on GParted live to a larger 1TB. Had to delete the cloned partitions after a few months of use due to a bad Windows update but I ...
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e2fsck error when trying to move Windows MSR partition with GParted

I have a dual boot Linux / Windows system, and I only allocated about 120 GB of the 2 TB drive for Windows, and now I want to make it bigger. I have read similar posts such as https://askubuntu.com/...
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GParted Cant Resize

I want to resize a partition but it doesnt let me do it Im using a VM with dynamic virtual disk Windows7 is installed in that partition Watch minimum and maximun size This is the info i get
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I am unable to increase the size of my home partition

i have installed ubuntu on my ssd along with the windows i already had(dual boot). Now, i cant increase the size of my home partition more than the size i originally allocated in windows disk manager. ...
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Debian: creating Windows 10 bootable install USB-drive using terminal (dd)

My goal is so simple, the title says it all, but every way I've tried, I've failed. I've read instructions on various sites (besides here) and they all seem to be missing something... this is what I ...
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Moved NTFS partition with gparted - Windows access it - no files - debian sees everything

I dropped my recent debian partition on my Windows 10 machine. I restored the MBR to remove the grub bootloader At this state all worked fine as expected: No bootloader, a system partition and a ...
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GParted: unable to shrink the extended partiion

This is my exact situation I ended in this situation because my goal is to grow /dev/sda1. Actually, seems that gparted cannot shrink my extended partition. It is complaining about a Gparted bug ...
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Is there a Linux CLI tool for determining a partition's “used” space? (like gparted)

I'm shrinking a Linux SDCard partition using AOakley's awesome guide. I'm trying to automate it, but there appears to be no command-line tool for determining the number of bytes in a partition that ...
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Can I jump move the Microsoft reserved partition in Gparted?

There is similar question about moving msr, but it asks about previous version of gparted which did not supported that: Move MSR partition? Now, I know I can move msr left and right without a ...
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Can Gparted make a jump move of a partition?

There is a similar question: GParted moving partition from beginning of disk to the end of a disk? I know I can move a partition left / right if there is a free space to the left or to the right of a ...
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What are all those partition table type in gparted?

I was just curious about what are those available partition table types in gparted useful for. Is there any reason to use them instead of MBR or GPT ? atari aix amiga bsd dvh mac pc98 sun
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What partition table use for a hard drive containing only media data?

I have a 250 GB hard drive that I'm going to use exclusively to store media data like videos, images and musics. I'm not going to load any OS on it. So I've completely wiped its content and it ...
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How to increase partition size in ubuntu?

I have a ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine on Azure, with a OS disk of size 30 GB. When I increased the size of OS disk to 50 GB, the size of the partition(/dev/sda1) was not increased to 50 GB and it ...
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Booted gparted cannot increase size of primary partition

I need to increase the size of my linux mint partition because it says I have a lack of space (last time I couldn't even boot because of that, I had to delete files and so on). But my problem is ...
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Recovering partitions from a disk image

I've done this before and it worked; now I have a problem when recovering a Win10 partition from a disk image. Steps taken: Booted gparted USB image; working (bootable) system: Mounted external ...
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Move Windows 10 partition to another location on the same drive and avoid boot problems

I an running Windows 10 on a 2 TB SSD. The drive partition layout looks like this: 01. 208 MB (no drive letter assigned) 02. 159.70 GB NTFS D: (Old Windows 7 installation partition) 03. 380.86 GB ...
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Using gparted, what do I need to do to make a new partition that will have all of the unused space available to that 3rd partition?

PURPOSE: Determine how to use all of the space "left" on the ext hdd for a 3rd partition, not including the 7.5% lost out-of-the-box. The hdd is 2TB with "originally" 1.84TB free for use. I made 2 ...
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GParted old version from stable repo

I have Linux Mint 19.2 and the newest version of GParted from the standard repo is 0.30.0. Why is it so old and what to do to get latest stable version? Newest version seems to be later than 1.0.
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Ubuntu: Cannot resize/extend pratition using gparted [duplicate]

Context: Originally I had a dual boot machine, with Windows occupying around 180 GB and Ubuntu occupying 59 GB. However, I decided that I just wanted to use Ubuntu and I didn't need Linux, so I ...
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Why do Windows and Linux leave 1MiB unused before first partition? [duplicate]

When partitioning from scratch a USB Flash drive (8GB or larger) under Windows (diskpart) or Linux (gparted, fdisk) as Master Boot Record with a single partition, that partition usually starts at byte ...
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How do i resize EFI partition when there is a Microsoft reserved partition in the way?

I found a question on here with the same title, but it didn't help me at all. Here's my GParted screen: I've made space for pop_os, and a 4GB swap after it (in red). However, my EFI partition is too ...
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Ubuntu partitioning, unallocated 7.21 GiB but 1 MiB free

I'm trying to add some space to my Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS partition. I shrank Windows space from Disk Management in Windows 10 and I'm trying to extend the Ubuntu part from GParted 0.30.0 in Ubuntu. I ...
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Disabling RAID for home PC

I inherited decommissioned server HDDs from work. I plugged both into my PC at home, but it looks like they're both enabled for RAID, as I can't unlink them in GParted to use as separate storages. ...
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How to resize two adjustant partition in Linux

My hard drive looks like this: Now I want to use all the allocated space and double or triple the size of /dev/sdb5 and /dev/sdb6. But gParted displays warning that if I move the partition then I ...
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Unable to format microSD card

I have a SanDisk Ultra microSD card with 16 GB capacity.I connected it to my laptop using a Zebronics ZEB-230CR card reader. I am facing issues with formatting the card. I opened the Disks utility on ...
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Toshiba wt8-a not recognizing bootable device for Windows 10

So I have this tablet (Toshiba wt8-a) which was originally shipped with windows 8.1 and it was super slow with very little free space left. I thought why not try to flash android so it would be ...
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Windows stuck in reboot loop after moving and resizing partitions in gparted

I was running low on space on my C drive, so I shrank my linux /home partition, leaving around 30gb of free space. This, however, was adjacent to a 16mb windows reserved partition. I moved this ...
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How to reallocate an unused partition on my HD?

I had 2 partitions on my hard disk: one with Windows 10 and another one with Ubuntu 18.04. As I don't wanna the Windows anymore I've deleted the Windows partition and now I'm trying to add all its ...
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How to grow ubuntu partition with gpart [duplicate]

Hello I would like to grow my Ubuntu partitition, as seen on the picture 1 /dev/sda6 (50GiB) to include unallocated space (296.98 GiB) on the left. Apparantely, I can add to the existing partition /...
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How to recover a Veracrypt volume after accidently replacing the drive's partition table and adding new partitons?

I have a 3 TB hard drive encrypted with one Veracrypt volume that spans the entire drive. I believe it was set up through the VeraCrypt Creation Wizard as a 'non-system partition/drive". In Gparted, ...
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unable to extend parition to unallocated space to the right of it

I need to extend an ex4 partition, I have 43 GB of free space to the right of the it. I am booted to another drive. What I tried: using EaseUS partition master using MiniTool partition master using ...
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Partition usb key create multiple device on mount

I'm trying to encrypt a USB flash drive. I've done this command after unmount my usb device ( /dev/sdb1 ): dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/sdb1 That deleted all the content and more I think. So I tried ...
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Move/Merge non adjacent partitions with dual boot Windows 10 + Fedora 29

My partitions look like this: Gparted KDE partition manager I want to expand /dev/nvme0n1p7 with the unallocated space between Windows 10 partition and Fedora boot partition; unfortunately, I'm ...
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How can I resize a windows-bitlocker partition with gparted?

I want to shrink my windows partition, and windows does not allow to shrink more than a few GB. Can I access that bitlocker partition with GParted, parted or any other partitioning program?
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GParted and df show different results after expanding disk in VirtualBox

I expanded the space of the .vmi of a VM (debian based) in VirtualBox with VBoxManage modifyhd to 80GB, then I loaded a live boot of GParted and used it to expand the filesystem, resulting in the ...
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How can I add the unallocated head partition to the tail of the preceding partition on Linux

The whole situation is like this , recently I was using the Kali Linux along with Ubuntu as dual booted OS , due the some reasons Kali got broken packages and was not booting at all , then I was left ...
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GParted - The level of the node is not correct

I was doing a resize to a left, until gparted reported an I / O read error. Then I clicked Cancel and saw that the process continued. But then, once it moves to the left, it goes back down the ...
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What is non-deterministic about remaking bootable USBs?

I have had extremely variable luck with bootable USB sticks, and over time I have become puzzled and wonder what exactly is going on. In threads such as this one and this one, it seems that I am not ...
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Extended ext4 partition to include unallocated space, data seems unavailable now

This was all in an external hard disk. This was the scenario: I had 900GB of unallocated space and a 20GB ext4 partition. I used gparted to extend the etx4 partition across the entire disk. After ...
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Unable to increase Linux VM storage using VBox and Gparted

I have a running VM of storage around 20GB which was assigned initially during creation.. I followed the VBox documentation on how to add more storage using the VBoxManage command ( which was ...
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Combining non-adjacent partitions

I mainly use Linux Mint, but have a dual-boot setup with Windows 10. I choose which OS to boot in Grub on boot up. My partitions look like this from Windows: I want to add the space from the (empty) ...
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GParted: Cannot expand the partition

I am not able to expand my Ubuntu partition even though I have unalloacted space adjacent to it. Can someone help me please?
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What could cause a freshly formatted ext4 partitions to have wildly different used space?

I have four ext4 partitions on a newly formatted gpt disk. Eventhough I have no files in these partitions a lot of space is used up already. Highlighted in blue is a partition that has less used ...
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How do I move around entire partitions in order to extend one (by having free space beside it)?

I can't extend my Windows 10 partition (using GParted from my Ubuntu install, Partition Manager on Windows, or EaseUS Partition Master on Windows), most likely because there's no free space directly ...

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