This article focuses on resizing Ubuntu partition without data loss in windows, which can be an easy task if you follow steps on this page. Changing Ubuntu partition size can be done by different methods, and you learn two solutions to resize, shrink or extend Ubuntu partition. Also, you can use this guide to resize other Linux partition.
However, as time goes by, they may find the Ubuntu partition is unreasonable and want to resize the partition. Under this situation, many users don’t know how to resize partition Ubuntu as Ubuntu operating system is different from Windows disk partition resizer cannot be used in Ubuntu.
Since Ubuntu and Windows are different operating system platforms, the simplest way to resize Ubuntu partition is that you can do the Ubuntu partition resizing under Windows if your computer is dual-boot.
It is recommended to use the third-party software to resize Ubuntu partition as Windows.
As is known to all, there are many excellent partition managers on the market to help Windows users to resize a partition and manage disks and partitions. However, most of them do not support Ubuntu partition resizing. I recommended for a disk manager software MiniTool partition wizard.
How to Resize Ubuntu Partition?
Step 1. Download MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition and launch it. Install it on your Windows operating system and launch it to get the main interface.
Step 2. Select the Ubuntu partition that you want to change size, and click Move/Resize Partition option from left action panel.
Step 3. In the resizing interface, drag the partition handle rightwards or leftwards to extend or shrink the partition. Then, click OK to go back to the main interface.
Step 4. Next, click Apply to perform the pending operation.
It is not impossible to resize partition in Ubuntu. If you are an Ubuntu and Windows dual-boot user, you can resize Ubuntu easily with MiniTool Partition Wizard under Windows.