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How to resize a linux partition for redhat linux 7.1

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Hi gurus:

Can you tell me what is the best approach for resizing a linux partition without losing data.
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there's a programm: resize2fs
but it requires You to repartition the drive first(extending end of partition).
Otherwise use tool like http://www.gnu.org/software/parted/manual/parted.html#Using-Parted
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You just need to boot from the GPartED LiveCD and repartition using the GUI tools on it.

Download the image file from:
http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php

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