Can I resize the partion where Garuda is installed?

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Garuda:
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Windows dual boot:       Yes
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Hi, I'm not sure if this topic is in the right category because I have no issues just a question.
As you can see I have Windows dual boot and now I want to delete Windows permanently, should I delete Windows and make a fresh Garuda install or can I just delete Windows and resize the partition where Garuda is installed? Hope my question isn't too stupid.

You can resize the partition. Just boot off a live ISO so the partition is not mounted while you resize.

Also, always make sure any critical data is backed up before attempting any major changes to your disk or partitions.

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Yes you can.
Extend the btrfs partition from a live USB normally (Eg with gparted) then login,
sudo btrfs filesystem resize max /
And also a full btrfs balance

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Ok, thanks for the fast answer.

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Hi, I deleted the Windows partition but I can't resize the partition where garuda is installed. If I press resize it says free space: 0 mib.

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Is the free space adjacent to the partition you want to resize? If not, you need to the partitions around first.

Also, make sure you are not trying to do it from the running Garuda system. Boot off a live ISO.

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I'm not 100% what you mean by adjacent but I think they aren't I mean there is partition between them. It say its mount point is /boot/efi.

Adjacent means beside each other.

That is your EFI partition. You need to move it out of the way so the partition you want to enlarge is next to the free space.

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Thanks, problem solved.

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