Expand Ubuntu disk after adding additional disk space in Hyper-V

Ubuntu Disk Space fdisk and df

Here is a quick and easy method to expand Ubuntu disk space. In this tutorial, disk space is expanded from 127GB to 500GB.

Before you begin, you must allocate sufficient disk space for Ubuntu VM in your virtualization system.

  • Turn off Ubuntu VM
  • Expand disk space to 500GB in the hard drive option.
  • Turn on Ubuntu VM and follow the remaining steps.

# df -h
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# fdisk -lUbuntu Disk Space fdisk

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# growpart /dev/sda 2
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# resize2fs /dev/sda2Ubuntu Disk Space resize2fs

# fdisk -l
# df -h

Ubuntu Disk Space fdisk and df