I've installed elementary OS 5.0 to a /dev/sda3 partition alongside two NTFS /dev/sda1 and /dev/sda2 partitions, whose mount point is set before.

Now, I'd want to delete the first two NTFS partitions and extend the elementary OS partition to the whole disk (not encrypted) through a live USB disk and GParted, and make it bootable.

How can I do that without loss of data?

Thank you.

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To resize elementary OS partition please boot into a live-usb of elementary OS and select the try option. Then please open GParted and resize your elementary OS partition. You can just resize it, no need to delete or remove any partition, system will automatically do what it needs to do. No loss of data.


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