I want to expand my filesystem, so I tried to follow this tutorial to expand it, but it did not work.

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I had to fix it. To expand the file system of my SD-card of 16 Gb, I had to install gparted and move the partition to the entire size of my SD.


Here is the solution: Installing Kali Pi using all available storage space?

If you try download the raspi-config, please use the newest version raspi-config_20160322_all.deb

@Edit: I found working script for Kali:

wget -O /boot/raspi-expand-rootfs.sh http://dl.linhost.info/file1/raspi-expand-rootfs.sh
chmod +x /boot/raspi-expand-rootfs.sh
sh /boot/raspi-expand-rootfs.sh

Source: https://linhost.info/2015/05/expand-the-root-partition-in-kali-linux-for-the-raspberry-pi/

  • i have installed it but don't work expand file system
    – skatedan
    Apr 27 '16 at 17:23
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    So you need to follow this guide: elinux.org/RPi_Resize_Flash_Partitions
    – Huczu
    Apr 27 '16 at 17:24
  • i had modified a question, because i can't to do :(
    – skatedan
    Apr 27 '16 at 17:51
  • If you are doing it on Raspberry Pi follow this section: elinux.org/… otherwise use another sections.
    – Huczu
    Apr 27 '16 at 18:02
  • ok, when i run 'W' to write the new partition table, return me error: Re-reading the partition table failed.:Device or resource Busy
    – skatedan
    Apr 27 '16 at 18:19

A quicker solution:

  • Run apt-get install gparted

  • GUI pops up

  • Select ext4 + right click + "resize/move"
  • Get all available space + "resize"
  • "Apply All Operations"

This will do it ... sudo kalipi-config

  • This did the trick for me.
    – RasmusGP
    Jun 26 at 15:01

You can do this on GParted with another computer. Open GParted, go to your SD card, unmount it, right click, and press resize/something.

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