Re: Out of root partition space
- Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2017 07:31:47 +0000
- From: David Baron <dbaron770@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Out of root partition space
Isn't the Debian I installed wonderful!
I ended up putting in an additional drive and repartitioning to solve this.
On Tue, Dec 26, 2017, 8:34 AM john doe <johndoe65534@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 12/26/2017 5:04 AM, Doug wrote:
> On 12/25/2017 08:44 PM, Sarah Johnson wrote:
>> I ran out of root partition disk space and can't install or remove any
>> more packages or even login gui window manager anymore
>> i spent few good hours researching for solutions and found that i can
>> resize root and home partitions using resize2fs and lvresize tools but
>> they are not even installed on my system
>> so is it safe to resize debian root and other partitions using windows
>> machine partitioning tool ?
>> knowing that my debian installation is on a USB stick
>> Sarah Johnson
> Why not download GParted--the version that runs off a CD, and burn
> it--and use that? At least it's Linux, and has a lot of capability, like
> changing partition sizes, making new ones, moving existing ones, etc.
Rescue mode seems a good choise to start with.
I wouldn't use windows for that unless you have some spare time! :)
Maybe backing up your home partition might be a good idea.