I recently started using Elementary, and I would like to allocate some more of my disks free space to the root partition. I did some searching online, but did not find a solution that worked.

Here is how my disks are set up: image How can I extend sda6 to fill up the entirety of the unallocated space?

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You should resize /dev/sda3 (the extended partition) first and you root filesystem /dev/sda6 after. You might need to do it from a boot cd / usb live system.

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