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

April 5, 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 Fedora Desktops.

To Make the Entire Easy to Understand and Visualize the Posts Includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The content of the Guides give Focus only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands for an easier understanding. ;)

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  1. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  2. Create a Primary Partion by GParted with Existing Free Space

    Linux How to Create & Resize Partitions by GParted:

    How to Use GParted on Linux
  • Install the Required LVM Management Tool


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    sudo yum install system-config-lvm
  • Starting the LVM Management Tool

  • How to Easy Adding Existing Free Space to LVM Volume Group:

    Fedora How Extend LVM Vol Group
  • Select the Free Disk Space to the Left >> Click Add to Existing Volume Group
    Fedora Linux LVM Volume Management - Add to Existing Volume Group

  • Select the Partition to Extend >> Click Edit Properties
    Fedora Linux LVM Volume Management - Extend LVM Partition

  • Simply Drag Cursor to Srink
    Fedora Linux LVM Volume Management - Shrink LVM Partition

  • 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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