How to do partitions after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ?

Asked by sajid on 2015-02-17

n Hello,

I Have Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my system
I have n't done any partitions when i am installing the OS.
I want to do partitions on my system now.

Can any body help me in this ??

When i opened Devices on my system it is showing like this

1TB Hard Disk
ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBB

Volumes
Filesystem partition 1 537MB FAT
Filesystem partition 2 995GB Ext 4
Swap partition 3 4.2GB Swap

Please tell me how do i partition my hard disk

i want to make 3 partitions for OS(1),Work(2),Personal(3) etc.

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When you install ANY OS you add partitions to a disk. Just because you let the automatic installer do the partitions for you doesn't mean the disk is not partitioned. If you run:

sudo parted -l

You will see the partitions.

Are you wanting to reinstall and make a newly partitioned disk or do you want to try and keep what you have in place now?

sajid (sajid-ece479) said : #2

i want to partition my HD now.... i dont want to reinstall OS

sajid (sajid-ece479) said : #3

Got this when i tried that command

sajid@sajid:~$ sudo parted -l
[sudo] password for sajid:
no talloc stackframe at ../source3/param/loadparm.c:4864, leaking memory
Model: ATA ST1000LM024 HN-M (scsi)
Disk /dev/sda: 1000GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B
Partition Table: gpt

Number Start End Size File system Name Flags
 1 1049kB 538MB 537MB fat32 boot
 2 538MB 996GB 995GB ext4
 3 996GB 1000GB 4182MB linux-swap(v1)

Then I suggest you run a full backup and you can boot to liveCD / liveUSB and resize your partitions to make them as you desire.

sajid (sajid-ece479) said : #5

Can't We do it Manually ??

How would it not?

Do you expect the OS to automatically guess the size and filesystem you want?

How would that work?

Can you help with this problem?

Provide an answer of your own, or ask sajid for more information if necessary.

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