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Manage Partitions with GParted How-to by Curtis Gedak

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Creating a new partition (Should know)

In this recipe we will cover the steps to create a new partition for storing data. We also discuss options for creating different types of partitions.

How to do it...

  1. Select unallocated space on a disk device.
    How to do it...
  2. Choose the Partition | New menu option and a new partition window is displayed.
  3. Optionally, you can set the partition New size to a smaller value.

    Tip

    To adjust the partition size click on one of the side arrows on the partition graphic (shown in the following screenshot) and drag it to left or right. Alternatively enter a new value for New Size or click on the up and down spin button arrows beside the number. ...

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