root@ubuntu:/home/thr3a# parted GNU Parted 2.3 Using /dev/sda Welcome to GNU Parted! Type 'help' to view a list of commands. (parted) resize resize resizepart (parted) resize resize resizepart (parted) p Model: ATA QEMU HARDDISK (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 19.3GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B Partition Table: msdos Number Start End Size Type File system Flags 1 1049kB 15.0GB 15.0GB primary ext4 boot (parted) resizepart 1 Warning: Partition /dev/sda1 is being used. Are you sure you want to continue? Yes/No? Yes End? [15.0GB]? 17GB (parted) q Information: You may need to update /etc/fstab. root@ubuntu:/home/thr3a# resize2fs /dev/sda1 resize2fs 1.42.9 (4-Feb-2014) Filesystem at /dev/sda1 is mounted on /; on-line resizing required old_desc_blocks = 1, new_desc_blocks = 1 The filesystem on /dev/sda1 is now 4150134 blocks long.