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You seem to have a lot of unused space on your volume group "fedora" which resides on partition /dev/sda5

To allocate more space for your logical volume "fedora-home" where your /home partition resides, you need to do the following (as root):

Please first use the commands pvs, vgs and lvs to get to know your LVM structure a little bit better. Then you can extend you "fedora-home" logical volume using:

lvextend --size=+100G --resizefs /dev/fedora/home

The 100G here is just an example.

If you want to allocat all that space to you /home partition, do the following:

vgdisplay fedora

See the number of free physical extents (Free PE) on you volume group and then extend the "fedora-home" logical volume by the same amount:

lvextend --extents=+NNN --resizefs /dev/fedora/home

where NNN is the number of free extents you saw before.

In the end managing LVM is not so hard once you get the hang of it.

You seem to have a lot of unused space on your volume group "fedora" which resides on partition /dev/sda5

To allocate more space for your logical volume "fedora-home" where your /home partition resides, you need to do the following (as root):

Please first use the commands pvs, vgs and lvs to get to know your LVM structure a little bit better. Then you can extend you "fedora-home" logical volume using:

lvextend --size=+100G --resizefs /dev/fedora/home

The 100G here is just an example.

If you want to allocat allocate all that space to you /home partition, do the following:

vgdisplay fedora

See the number of free physical extents (Free PE) on you volume group and then extend the "fedora-home" logical volume by the same amount:

lvextend --extents=+NNN --resizefs /dev/fedora/home

where NNN is the number of free extents you saw before.

In the end managing LVM is not so hard once you get the hang of it.