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> New to Ubuntu, need help, Reducing Partition of HD on Ubuntu for extra Space on Vista
post Dec 6 2007, 03:44 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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I have a Hp laptop with 2 x 160gb hard drives. One has Vista and the other has Ubuntu installled on it. I am using a GRUB loader to select between the two operating systems. What im trying to do is reduce the Ubuntu partition to around 80-100gb and give the rest back as a secondary drive for Vista.

Can anyone tell me what i need to do, and keep it simple smile.gif

Many thanks

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post Dec 6 2007, 04:50 PM
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Its GNU/

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You need to boot using a liveCD with gparted. You can not resize a mounted partition.
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