changing hard drive partition after install

Asked by jameswatkins on 2008-07-15

After installing ubuntu is there any way in the future to make changes to hard drive partitions eg resizing or even removing a partition.

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Tobias Wolf
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2008-07-16
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2008-07-16
Best Tobias Wolf (towolf) said : #1

Yes, with GParted you can easily change, resize, remove partitions. You cannot change mounted partitions, so the Live CD is useful for that. GParted is available on the Live CD for this.

Tobias Wolf (towolf) said : #2

Ya, and be careful. Meddling with partitions is a major operation.

jameswatkins (jhlaw) said : #3

Thanks Tobias Wolf, that solved my question.