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By kokanaveen ·
Hi Friends,

I have a 13 GB NTFS partition made on my HDD as E drive with a free space of 10GB. Now I want to install Linux 7.1 on my machine. I want to install this on a new partition of 5GB which I want to create utilizing the 10GB free space that's left in my E drive. can this be possible.

Thanks,
Coke

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by davidm In reply to Create a new drive from f ...

pick up Partition magic 6.0, after installing
it you can create whatever size drive you want from the freespace and format it with whatever file system you need

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by dirk.richter In reply to Create a new drive from f ...

Hello Coke,

that should pose not problem. When you speak of Linux 7.1 I guess that you mean the Suse brand of Linux. There is an utility supplied which can shrink existing partitions although I am not completely sure if it can shrink NTFS-ones. If not then you should consider buying PowerQuest's partition magic which anybody working in the depth of a system should have, anyway. It is easy to use very save and older versions have already been published in IT-magazines as PC-Plus in the UK.Good luck,
Dirk

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by Stef Gerber In reply to Create a new drive from f ...

Go to Disk Administrator and click on the free space.
Then click on file and select create.
select your size.
click on file and select "commit changes now"
click on tools and select format, you can now select your file system. whoala!
or you can use linux built in disk partitioner and create your linux partition!

enjoy linux!!!!!

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