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by ardhill
Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Move Free Space From Primary to Logical Partition - How?
Replies: 7
Views: 447

Re: Move Free Space From Primary to Logical Partition - How?

Cheers gm10, turning swap off wasn't a problem, though I appreciate your input. The 'not being mounted' bit I did understand. I can't figure out why I had a problem (i.e. the ability to expand simply wasn't an option), but it seems that I didn't have the same problem when I used a different live dis...
by ardhill
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Move Free Space From Primary to Logical Partition - How?
Replies: 7
Views: 447

Re: Move Free Space From Primary to Logical Partition - How?

As I said, Gparted just wouldn't let me expand the partition. I had a few Live distros on USB, so I popped another one in to see if the partition manager on that would show any more light on the problem. I Booted up Peppermint OS, and the partition manager was... Gparted. But, this time it gave me t...
by ardhill
Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Move Free Space From Primary to Logical Partition - How?
Replies: 7
Views: 447

Re: Move Free Space From Primary to Logical Partition - How?

Thanks athi, but I can't get that to work.

When I select the extended partition sda4, it will only let me shrink it, not expand it. I tried in both Gparted and KDE Partition Manager.
by ardhill
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Move Free Space From Primary to Logical Partition - How?
Replies: 7
Views: 447

Move Free Space From Primary to Logical Partition - How?

Hi, I need a little help with partitioning, please. I have some free space that I got from shrinking a Windows partition and I want to add it to my Linux partition. The problem is that I can’t move the free space or re-size my Linux partition bigger - the options just aren’t available. I assume this...

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