Partition problems after installing a second Kubuntu version

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Thu Sep 10 17:44:34 UTC 2009


john d. herron wrote:
> >> A screenshot at <http://picpaste.com/jdh_partitions_20090909.png>
> >> displays the layout of partitions on my 40 GB harddisk.
> >>
> >> I do need to provide more space for the current Feisty on
> >> /dev/hda7 and would also like to empty /dev/hda3 to make room for
> >> a test-install of Kubuntu 8.04. May I turn to you for advice on
> >> the possibilities, if any, of reshuffling the partitions?

Resizing partitions is always risky IMHO. But if you make backups of 
your data it is possible. What would be your preferred disk layout?


Nils





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