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What partition setup should you use when dual-booting Windows and Linux? Should you have a separate partition for /home? Why do some people put /boot into its own partition? These are the questions that have plagued mankind since the dawn of time (or thereabouts).
This 6-part article series presents new features and improvements in the new version of the best Linux partition manager. Presented are mount management, SMART status reports, support for 4096-Byte sectors, improved size dialog, new configuration options, GPT partition tables, new file systems support, partition table import/export, shredding...
For simple resizing of your existing Windows partition, Norm has done a good job in showing you how to get it done with Easus. If you want to do more, such as creating new partitions of different file format (such as Ext3 or HFS), then Gnome Partition Editor (Gparted) is the one for you.
If you are using Windows and ubuntu as dual boot and if you want to access your windows partition you need to follow this procedure.This tutorial will explain how to access your windows partition in simple way.
Some times you need to know the device node identifier. e.g. /dev/sda1, a partition UUID, a partition label or partition type (ntfs,fat32 etc). By using the following command you can see all the relevant information about your partitions.
This tutorial deals only with how to add an extra encrypted physical volume to a volume group pool containing other encrypted physical volumes. This is typical scenario if, at first, you have set up your encryption at a physical partition level (/dev/sdaX where X is the a number of your partition), then you setup your LVM on top of the encrypted partition.
Backups are usually made in one of two ways - either file-based which means that single files are backed up, often via synchronization and on an external disk, or image-based which means that a whole partition is stuffed into an image file that can be restored on the partition, containing everything there was on it.