VMware Linux Fedora Virtual-Machine How-to Resizing and Extending LVM Volume-Group & Partition Step-by-Step Easy Guide

April 5th, 2013 by Regaz



The Article Presents a Step-by-Step Easy Guide for How-to Add the Free Space Existing on Disk to a LVM Group and Extending the Root Partition for a VMware Fedora Linux Desktop Virtual-Machine.

To Make the Entire Process Easier to Visualize and Retain the Posts Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Essentials Steps Involved.

The Content and Details of Guides are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

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  1. Resize the VMware Virtual Disk
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
  3. Create a Primary Partion by GParted on Existing Free Space

    Linux How-to Create & Resize Partitions by GParted:

    How-to Use GParted on Linux
  4. Install the Required LVM Management Tool
    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    yum install system-config-lvm
  5. Starting the LVM Management Tool
    system-config-lvm
  6. How-to Easy Adding Existing Free Space to LVM Volume Group:

    Fedora How Extend LVM Vol Group
  7. Select the Free Disk Space to the Left >> Click Add to Existing Volume GroupFedora Linux LVM Volume Management - Add to Existing Volume Group
  8. Select the Partition to Extend >> Click Edit PropertiesFedora Linux LVM Volume Management - Extend LVM Partition
  9. Simply Drag Cursor to SrinkFedora Linux LVM Volume Management - Shrink LVM Partition
  10. How-to Install Evernote Clone on Fedora Linux

    Installing Evernote for Fedora

    Final LVM Volume Group and Partition Resized:

    Fedora Linux LVM Volume Management - LVM Group Volume Extended

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