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Manage Partitions with GParted How-to by Curtis Gedak

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Moving a partition (Become an expert)

Moving a partition is a complex and long running operation. As there are implications to moving a partition, we will discuss these along with the steps to move a partition.

Getting ready

Before performing this task, we highly recommend that you backup your data. This task involves moving the start of a partition boundary, which is a high-risk activity.

One implication of moving a system partition is possibly breaking the boot process. The boot process can be repaired, so before moving a partition you should be prepared to repair the boot configuration. Specifically, you will need your operating system install media, and to be ready to check the GParted website for details on how to repair the boot process.

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