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Ernie Buford <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 4 Jan 2006 17:12:25 -0500
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Victor Rossi wrote:

> Steve Feehan wrote:
>
>>On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 03:28:50PM -0500, Steve Cavrak wrote:
>>
>>  
>>
>>>Once upon a time,  I had some floppies with a shareware program from  
>>>MIT that would let me repartition a Windows hard drive so that I  
>>>could take an old system and put two partitions on it :
>>>
>>>	1. one for Windows (95 :)
>>>
>>>	2. one for Linux
>>>
>>>Does a program like this  still exist ? If so, then maybe we can  
>>>lobby for an Install Fest during Engineering Week !
>>>    
>>>
>>
>>Yes. The Ubuntu installer will resize NTFS file systems. There is
>>also the Live CD that has a graphical resize utility (gparted).
>>
>>  
>>
> Just as an aside - we found that the fips utility that comes with 
> Redhat only resizes Fat32 partitions.  Where does one get Ubuntu?


http://www.ubuntulinux.org/

IIRC, qparted on the Knoppix CD resizes NTFS partitions too.  Probably
the same with other live Linux CDs?

How about an install-picnic?

 
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 Ernest W. Buford
 Rubenstein School of Environment
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 University of Vermont
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