67GTA wrote:I'm not sure what you mean by "merge" partitions. Gparted will resize any partition. Are you talking about installing Mint 5 on a separate hard drive? Is so, just plug in the drive and tell the installer to use the second hard drive.
67GTA wrote:You can use gparted to expand XP. Boot a linux CD and open gparted with your windows HD plugged in. Then there will be a drop down menu in the top right of the window that shows available HD's. Find your windows HD. Right click on it and select Resize/Move. Then move the slider how ever far you want it to go. The windows partition must be unmounted to resize it.
67GTA wrote:Where are you at in TN? I'm in Franklin, KY bordering Portland, TN. I've noticed several TN users popping up lately.
67GTA wrote:My last name is Rogers. Maybe I need to move there My cousin lives in Knoxville just before you hit the mountains, but that is as far as I've been.