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Does PartitionMagic work well enough to take some space from '/home' or '''usr', and give it to ''''? What other tricks are there? --MichaelIvey''' Does PartitionMagic work well enough to take some space from /home or /usr, and give it to / ? What other tricks are there?
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'''Well... about 50 % of the times i've used PartitionMagic the result was partition failiure =( --JoakimKolsjo'''  - Well... about 50 % of the times i've used PartitionMagic the result was partition failure
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 - Ya. Stay away from Partition Magic. It makes disks 'disappear' far too often.
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Ya. Stay away from Partition Magic. It makes disks 'disappear' far too often.

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There's a tool i think it's way better than Partition Magic and supports ext2, ext3, reiser, ... - it's called Acronis -- elmig ( http://www.debianpt.org )'''
 - There's a tool i think it's way better than Partition Magic and supports ext2, ext3, reiser, ... - it's called Acronis
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* Partition * [[Partition]]
* [[GParted]]
* [[Parted]]

Does PartitionMagic work well enough to take some space from /home or /usr, and give it to / ? What other tricks are there?

  • - Well... about 50 % of the times i've used PartitionMagic the result was partition failure - Ya. Stay away from Partition Magic. It makes disks 'disappear' far too often. - There's a tool i think it's way better than Partition Magic and supports ext2, ext3, reiser, ... - it's called Acronis

See Also

* Partition * ?GParted * Parted