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How do I expand my File System (Root or LVM Partition) ?

asked 2018-06-22 07:26:00 -0500

zboy745 gravatar image

updated 2018-06-22 07:29:06 -0500

So I bought a new hard drive to allow more space but after making a clone of my other drive and writing that to the new drive, I have all this unallocated space. So, thinking it was wise of me, I used GParted to expand the Root partition. But, it still shows in my filesystem as the original size, 27GB. What can I do to use all of my hard drive space?

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florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2018-06-22 14:11:14 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-06-22 09:47:17 -0500

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You should use blivet-gui for this job. If it is not already installed, run dnf install 'blivet*'.

In blivet-gui, when you select the lvm (sda3) partition, you will get a further level of partitioning, and that is where you can edit the file system sizes.

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Thank you! This worked!

zboy745 gravatar imagezboy745 ( 2018-06-22 10:27:24 -0500 )edit

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