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Applications loading slightly more slowly after shrinking Debian 9 root partition

I have a 250 GB Samsung Pro SSD in my Lenovo desktop. Initially Debian 9 was using the whole disk. Recently I decided to shrink my Debian partition and create two more partitions, one a shared data ...
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How Do I Extend the Root Partition Backwards

I installed Debian about 5-6 days ago alongside Windows 7 and I've got it running almost perfectly besides a few bugs here and there. Yesterday I booted into Windows and shrunk the C: drive so I could ...
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How to resize2fs ext4 partition that I shrunk with parted without e2fsck -f complaining of superblock or partition table

Please note that if I resize my partition back to original size with parted, I can then mount my /dev/vda1 partition without problems. But how can I get it to mount it after I SHRUNK it to 8GB? (...
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ext4 won't be extended

I manualy installed Debian with encrypted LVM, now I'm trying to extend ext4 from gparted Live, but it won't extend it and I don't understand why for the moment, here are my partitions
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Can't extend root partition with unallocated space [duplicate]

I'm trying to extend my root partition with the unallocated space but it seems like the unallocated space didn't exist. When I reinstalled the system I had two different Free Spaces, one with 32GB and ...
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parted - Completely overwrite USB device

After using Kubuntu for a few months, I wanted to install a lower level OS, e.g. Debian. I used the Debian manual, by writing the ISO directly to the USB. Now GParted doesn't see the USB, fdisk says ...
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Gparted bug? Window closes but it is not exiting

Gparted is still running after the window is closed. This can broke shell script, because you can only close it by typing Ctrl+c. Note that the window closes ok when I click on (X close), and the ...
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Mouse and keyboard stop working during debian live installation

I know there have been similar question, but neither applies to my situation. I want to try/install debian. I downloaded a couple of live disc images (debian-live-7.8.0-amd64 with various desktop ...
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Debian “Graphical expert install” mode

I made a partitions on a new SSD drive (empty), now I want to install Debian, use netinst ISO CD. I chosed "Graphical expert install" type, which show a series of questions. When installation process ...
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Debian Wheezy live - gparted, dmsg, fdisk etc. do not detect local hard drive but it is shown during installation

Yesterday I finished backing up my data and it was time to wipe that HDD of mine for good and freshly install Debian Wheezy stable with Xfce as a WM. I've booted into a live session to see if things ...
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Linux on a Dell Inspiron 630m

I have an old Dell Inspiron 630m with Windows XP and I want to put some Linux distro on it. I have tried Ubuntu 12 but it did not work (nothing happend). Downloading older versions is slow. I am not a ...
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sudo add-apt-repository - command not found (GParted Live CD)

I am trying to burn a DVD using GParted (not a DVD of GParted). I see that GParted uses a Debian distro (Wheezy). I am trying to install dvd+rw-tools: sudo apt-get install dvd+rw-tools Package ...