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Is it possible to resize an ext3 partition? I know that you can't do it in Partition Magic 8.0. If so, how do you do it?
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Um... i just pop my Ubuntu live cd and use the partitionner on it... you can do anything since you're not using ANY of the partitions.

EDIT: so i guess any linux live CD would be capable of doing it. For free
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See if there's something like PartitionMagic for Linux... my version 7 of PartitionMagic for Windows can read ext3 without problems, but I'm not sure if it can resize it.
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Um... i just pop my Ubuntu live cd and use the partitionner on it... you can do anything since you're not using ANY of the partitions.

EDIT: so i guess any linux live CD would be capable of doing it. For free
Not sure if it works, but certainly a good idea mate
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As for a good Live CD for messing with partitions. Try GParted.
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Doesn't the Ubuntu live cd use gparted?
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I think so too...
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Use the Ubuntu installer CD, it has gpartition I think on it. Nearly any Live distro has an installer / partition table editor.
    
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The Ubuntu CD has GPart I believe. GParted has a couple different programs. I could be wrong though too, I don't use Ubuntu.
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post #10 of 10
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See if there's something like PartitionMagic for Linux... my version 7 of PartitionMagic for Windows can read ext3 without problems, but I'm not sure if it can resize it.
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