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I recently got a message while updating some programs that my /boot is full. I've been on other posts and everyone says delete files in /boot but I thought making it bigger seems more logical and better long-term if it gets full again. I right clicked on the /dev/sda2 and click resize but it doesn't move. Any ideas?

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If this doesn't work I'll use SystemRescueCd and try again.

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    Did you shrink the other partition first? If you have no free space, you can't expand a partition – msrd0 Oct 31 '14 at 21:10
  • I tried to shrink the sda2 partition so I can expand the boot partition. But the buttons are not pressable. – gogobebe2 Oct 31 '14 at 21:40
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I figured it out. It's definitely due to the encryption. GParted sees such as un-partitioned - so can't do much to it.

Unfortunately it's going to be a command-line fix only. Here's a writeup on how to do it under Ubuntu: ResizeEncryptedPartitions - Community Help Wiki

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