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Manage Partitions with GParted How-to by Curtis Gedak

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Preparing for dual boot with GNU/Linux (Become an expert)

In this recipe we pre-create partitions for the GNU/Linux operating system, the virtual memory swap space, and data sharing.

Getting ready

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

How to do it...

  1. Select the current operating system primary partition.
    How to do it...
  2. Choose the Partition | Resize/Move menu option and a Resize/Move window is displayed
  3. Click on the right-hand side of the partition and drag it to the left so that at least 10 percent free space remains in the partition. ...

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