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Disk partitioning is the act of dividing a hard disk drive into multiple logical storage units referred to as partitions, to treat one physical disk drive as if it were multiple disks.

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My previous laptop had a 640Gb HDD and had partitioned it so that I had a separate NTFS partition for Data (documents, music, videos, etc) that I would access from both Linux and Windows in a dual … -boot system. My new SSD being much smaller (256Gb), so I was considering the possibility of keeping my data on the Windows partition to avoid: 1. Shrinking the Windows partition too much and end up …
asked Mar 14 by To Do
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You cannot resize any partitions if they are mounted. If you look carefully, there are two key symbols on two partitions inside the extended partition. This will prevent any changes to the partitions …
answered Oct 17 '16 by To Do
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What is changed is the partition table. None of the files in the partitions are changed. Traditionally the partition table is stored in the MBR (Master Boot Record). Alternatively you may have a GPT (GUID partition table). …
answered Feb 23 '15 by To Do
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You cannot resize the partition because the free space is not adjacent to it. You would have to move /dev/sdb7 to the end of the disk first (it may take very long) and then you can resize /dev/sdb9. …
answered Nov 2 '14 by To Do