[SATLUG] What is the quickest way to steal space from a Vista partition?

Mike Nerone mike at nerone.org
Tue Apr 1 16:16:03 CDT 2008


Just realized that gparted put out a new livecd for testing TODAY that 
is the latest version (even a slightly later minor version than on the 
SystemRescueCD, I'd guess).

Mike

Mike Nerone wrote:
> I would have expected that to work, but you might also try the 
> SystemRescueCD (http://sysresccd.org/). That has the latest version of 
> gparted (even more recent than the official gparted livecd 
> (http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php).
>
> Mike Nerone
>
> pixelnate wrote:
>> The title says it all. My linux partition on my laptop is running out of
>> space and I need to keep the Vista partition for some screen calibration
>> software that I use to generate monitor profiles, but I would like to
>> steal 35-45Gb from it to create another place for MP3s, etc. I was
>> trying to use gparted, and while I did get the Vista partition
>> unmounted, it wouldn't let me resize it. Do I need to be booting from a
>> live CD to be able to do this? Would a Ubuntu install disk work or is
>> there something better (like a Xandros disk?).
>>
>>
>> ~Nate
>



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