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I am looking for open source applications that will allow resizing hard drive partitions. I have used partition magic in the past but am looking for open source free applications that can handle this task.

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Related on superuser: superuser.com/questions/39051/… –  Cherian Sep 24 '09 at 3:53
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I've used GParted Live CD in the past with success, it's a linux boot disk designed for partitoning. I should have mentioned that despite being a linux disk, it works for sorting out windows partitions too. I split my laptop up to install the windows 7 beta using this.

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Cannot agree more –  Shard May 1 '09 at 4:26
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GParted is nice and easy, and it is included in Live DVDs such as Ubuntu and Knoppix. –  Aputsiaq May 2 '09 at 13:40
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