Thread: Linux recommendations?

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    With a GParted liveCD, you boot into Linux entirely off of the CD. From there, you can run gparted, which lets you resize NTFS partitions. I've used it successfully to resize a Vista partition before installing Linux.

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    Yeah GParted is a good idea.

    Somehow I thought you meant doing the NTFS resizing on the command line.

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    Totally not worth it for what I need...I downloaded Cygwin and compiled my old code. I'll perhaps opt for a pure Linux box the next time I'm in the market for a laptop.

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