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Resizing Linux partitions, Part 1: Basics

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If you follow common partitioning advice, chances are your disk uses several partitions. If you set the sizes incorrectly or if your needs change, you may find yourself needing to resize your partitions. To do so, you must familiarize yourself with the requirements for resizing partitions and the tools that can do the job.

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Parted Magic 5.0 released

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The Parted Magic developers have released version 5.0 of their open source, multi-platform partitioning tool, adding improved international language support and updating a number of the included packages

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A Quick Guide to Linux Partition Schemes

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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).

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Parting with my partitions part two.

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Back to the pizza analogy. Here, in front of you there is a stack of pizzas which have been sliced and cut into rings. If it were just you and you were going for the Guiness book of record in pizza eating then that whole stack of pizza is for you to consume in a legacy of gluttony. Unfortunately you are not alone. How can you divide up the pizza?

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Memo to Ubuntu Devs: Make Separate Home Default

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...life would be much simpler if the Ubuntu installer gave /home a dedicated partition automatically.  Here's why.

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Switch distributions – Keep your files & settings

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I have been a GNU/Linux user for a year now, and in this time I changed 4-5 distributions. In this process, even when reinstalling the same distro, I wasn’t aware that I could keep the settings and configurations of my applications. The secret is the /home folder, where the GNU/Linux Operating Systems keep the data of the user, the configuration files of the applications installed and much more.

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Review: Parted Magic 4.0

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Parted Magic, one of the best stand alone partition editors, is back once again with a new and updated version. But what's so special about this version, considering the narrow scope of things that Parted Magic is designed to do?

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Parted Magic 4.0 Has Exciting New Features

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Patrick Verner announced today the immediate availability of Parted Magic 4.0, a Slackware-based Linux distribution designed to help users with hard disk partitioning and recovery tasks.

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Move your home directory to its own partition

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There are some reasons why you may need to move your home directory to its own partition, it could be because you run out of space, or because you may want to share it with another distro in a dual Linux boot installation, well lets start.

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GNU/Linux Partitioning: A Myth

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It’s annoying to read so much about partitioning under GNU/Linux being hard.

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