may i know the swap size increase steps

Asked by Nagaraj on 2014-11-22

i have using ubundu 12.04 desktop version,
i had allocated the swap size in 2GB, my machine physical RAM 2GB,

so i want to increase the swap size in 4GB , so how to increase the swap size in 4GB after finished the ubundu installation work.
please share the screen shot step by step, because i am a new user in linux plotform.
i don't know any command for that.

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2014-11-22

The OS is called Ubuntu, not Ubundu.

You will need to use live CD to shrink the partition next to the swap space by 2Gb then extend the swap space into the new freed space.

Obviously run a full backup if you have data that is important to you. In case of catastrophe.

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