enlarge ubuntu root partition in vmware

March 12, 2017

I have a ubuntu vmware guest with 30Gb root partition, but it’s not enough after restore data from production environment, so I have to enlarge it. shutdown ubuntu enlarge partition on vmware guest setting start ubuntu, it’s better use text mode sudo fdisk /dev/sda (I have only one device in ubuntu, sda) delete swap partition and root partition with d command (yes, delete all partitions) create root partition (primary partition) with n command, be careful the start selector must be as same as old root partition (default is good), end selector is the size what you want the partition be, e. ... Read more

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