How do I resize a live partition in Ubuntu?

How do I resize a live partition in Ubuntu?

How to Resize Partitions with the Ubuntu or GParted Live CD

  1. Boot either a Ubuntu or GParted Live CD.
  2. Open GParted.
  3. Right-click on the partition you wish to shrink.
  4. Select Resize.

How many GB is a root partition?

Root partition (always required) Size: minimum is 8 GB. It is recommended to make it at least 15 GB.

How do I resize an encrypted partition?

Enlarge an encrypted partition

  1. Boot the desktop, live CD.
  2. Enlarge the Partition storing the crypt with fdisk.
  3. Reboot ~ You should always reboot after changing your partition table with fdisk.
  4. Boot the desktop, live CD.
  5. Enlarge the Crypt with cryptsetup.
  6. Enlarge the (LVM) Physical Volume with pvresize.

How do I shrink the root partition in GParted?

How to do it…

  1. Select the partition with plenty of free space.
  2. Choose the Partition | Resize/Move menu option and a Resize/Move window is displayed.
  3. Click on the left-hand side of the partition and drag it to the right so that the free space is reduced by half.
  4. Click on Resize/Move to queue the operation.

How do I resize a hard drive in Ubuntu?

How to Resize Partition in Ubuntu

  1. Boot from Ubuntu or GParted CD. Restart your system using Ubuntu installation on a CD/USB or using Gparted disk.
  2. Open GParted. Open GParted from Ubuntu Live environment.
  3. Resize Partition. You will see a window with all the partitions on your system.
  4. Create New Partition.
  5. Apply changes.

How do I add more space to my root partition in Linux?

How to extend root filesystem using LVM on Linux

  1. Create an LVM physical volume, volume group, and logical volume.
  2. Create an XFS and ext4 filesystem on the logical volumes.
  3. Extend LVM logical volumes ( root and non-root filesystem)