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Hi I have ubuntu installed system with dual boot windows xp.I need to enlarge linux partition. I have a free disk in windows partation. I need to add some diskspaces ...
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    Hi
    I have ubuntu installed system with dual boot windows xp.I need to enlarge linux partition. I have a free disk in windows partation. I need to add some diskspaces to ubuntu part without any damage.
    I mean I would like to use my system as before.Windows and Ubuntu.
    Is there any free software that does?
    Thanks.

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    post output of sudo fdisk -lu Note: -l is a small L not a one. Indicate what is on each partition listed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lostfarmer View Post
    post output of sudo fdisk -lu Note: -l is a small L not a one. Indicate what is on each partition listed.
    /dev/sda1 * 63 74364884 37182411 7 HPFS/NTFS
    /dev/sda2 74364946 156301311 40968183 f W95 Ext. (LBA)
    /dev/sda5 74364948 117664705 21649879 7 HPFS/NTFS
    /dev/sda6 154599424 156301311 850944 82 Linux Swap / Solaris
    /dev/sda7 117665792 154593279 18463744 83 Linux

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    I have a free disk in windows partation
    Which partition, sda1 "likely the OS" or sda5 "likley storage"? How mush would you like to shrink it by ?
    Due to the partition lay out likely you will need to move /home to the new free space or move the Document or download folder to the space.

    You need to give us a better idea on just what you want to do.
    Shrinking any partition allways has a posibility to loose all, it normally works but any important data should to be backed up.

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