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Offline cyoumen

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How to recover unpartitioned space in linux
« on: April 03, 2009, 11:54:57 AM »
First of all i am a newbie with linux. i use fedora 10. I have only one operating system, currently installed ie; fedora. i had a free disk drive so i thought i wud install win xp, then for formatting the partition, i deleted then it became unpartioned space, then when i tried to format it to fat or ntfs it showed it couldnt do due to something missing in mbr so i couldnt do it

later i came to know that i need to install xp first and then fedora, then i used a live cd to boot in to my pc, and corrected the grub. now i can use fedora but the problem is that now the drive i formatted remains as unpartitioned space and i cant use it. so pls can u tell me how to format this space into fat 32 or ntfs, by using fedora..... ??

Offline Ricky

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Re: How to recover unpartitioned space in linux
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2009, 01:09:59 PM »
You can try "Gparted" under linux and try to use that free space!

Offline Amick_Madchen

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Re: How to recover unpartitioned space in linux
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2009, 12:07:19 PM »
EDITED as it was advertisement.
« Last Edit: April 27, 2009, 08:51:34 AM by Ricky »

Offline cyoumen

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Re: How to recover unpartitioned space in linux
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2009, 12:35:12 PM »
Thnx men, i got it with the Gparted live cd .

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Re: How to recover unpartitioned space in linux
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2009, 08:52:10 AM »
Good to know it worked for you :)