O'Reilly logo

Manage Partitions with GParted How-to by Curtis Gedak

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Moving space between partitions (Become an expert)

It can be frustrating to run out of free space in one partition (for example, C:) when another partition (for example, D:) has plenty. In this recipe we cover the steps to migrate free space from one partition to another.

Getting ready

Before 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.

How to do it...

  1. Select the partition with plenty of free space.
    How to do it...
  2. Choose the Partition | Resize/Move menu option and a Resize/Move window is displayed.
  3. Click on the left-hand side of the partition and ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required