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stonecoldjha
September 10th, 2008, 12:33 AM
while installing ubuntu8.04,i had allocated 4GB for the installation and a 4 GB ext3 drive with ubuntu installation was thus created.now i want to expand it to 8 GB?how can i do that?

wolfen69
September 10th, 2008, 12:35 AM
download the Gparted (http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gparted/gparted-live-0.3.7-7.iso?modtime=1215010676&big_mirror=0) live cd and use that.

P13808
September 10th, 2008, 12:39 AM
Get the installer cd. When going through installation, resize the partition with the partitioner and then quit the installation. (BTW, you can't resize ext3 while it's in use).

monolux
September 10th, 2008, 12:43 AM
while installing ubuntu8.04,i had allocated 4GB for the installation and a 4 GB ext3 drive with ubuntu installation was thus created.now i want to expand it to 8 GB?how can i do that?

This will also depend on how you used your HD. If you need space I recommend you creat a fat32 partition(because you probably have windows in your pc), and this extension is relly compatible with linux and windows.