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Some months ago I installed Ubuntu over the XP partition, but being a newbie, when asked for the swap partition I choose to make it 30GB large! I recently discovered ...
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    Question [SOLVED] Too much swap space, I want it back.


    Some months ago I installed Ubuntu over the XP partition, but being a newbie, when asked for the swap partition I choose to make it 30GB large!
    I recently discovered that 1GB was enough.

    While I want to keep using Ubuntu, I need to reinstall XP too, so I wonder if I can remove that useless swap partition (seems I can use a swap file on the Ubuntu partition) and use it to install XP.

    Any idea on how to easily do this?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Hi and Welcome !

    Execute this in Terminal :
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    df -h
    sudo fdisk -l
    Post output here.
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    Smile

    Thanks, I've solved this using Gparted.

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    Well Done ! GParted is one of the best Partition Manager.
    Do start a new thread if you have any other question.
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