root and /home partitions

Martin Witte ulist at
Fri Jun 3 20:13:52 UTC 2005

* check how much data space you have available - you need temporary
double space for your data - or you have to burn it to

* use parted to resize your current partition - see

* checkout for a
comrehensive method of moving once you created a partition

Warning: print those manuals, as the init 1 command closes gnome and
gives you a root prompt, and be very careful - a mistake in the
procedure can be fatal in worst case. If I were you I would create a
boot disk as well - e.g the Ubunti live disk or something like the
system rescue disk (

Martin Witte

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