[ubuntu-uk] Partitioning Question

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 14:52:56 UTC 2012

On 10 March 2012 14:32, Nigel Verity <nigelverity at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> A bit of advice on partitioning, please.
> I currently dual-boot Xubuntu and Windows 7. I've now got to the happy
> situation where I no longer need any Windows applications. Consequently I'd
> like to delete Windows and reclaim the 80 Gb of disk space it takes up.
> Would I be better off simply clearing down the whole machine and
> re-installing Xubuntu from scratch, or is it safe to mess about with the
> partitions using a tool like GParted. If the latter, perhaps somebody knows
> of a good idiot's guide, as I've had a few problems in the past resizing
> partitions.

Should be fine. You're not using WUBI or anything like that? What does
your partition layout look like?

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