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

Othniel Graichen othniel at gmail.com
Tue Apr 1 16:34:51 CDT 2008

Hey nate

Yes I have done a successful resize of someone else's Vista with ubuntu
(followed by a dual-boot configuration using ubuntu) so go for it.


On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 4:59 PM, pixelnate <pixelnate at gmail.com> 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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