Resizing partitions not an option

Bug #1227057 reported by Lars Noodén on 2013-09-18
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Bug Description

When the Live CD is booted and the installation gets as far as the "Installation type" dialog, there is no option to resize the existing partition or install along side it. Instead there are only three options : "Upgrade...", "Erase...", and "Something else" It's not a matter of the partition not being found. The dialog does say "This computer currently has Ubuntu Saucy Salamander on it. What would you like to do?" and it does offer to upgrade. It's just that the resize option is missing.

Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:
http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/reports/bugs/1227057

tags: added: iso-testing
Lars Noodén (larsnooden) wrote :

Here is a variant of that. Upgrade is missing, so the installer is not finding anything at all on the HD despite there being a bootable Saucy install there.

Elfy (elfy) wrote :

Is there enough room for the installer to give the option?

Simon Quigley (tsimonq2) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. We are sorry that we do not always have the capacity to look at all reported bugs in a timely manner. There have been many changes in Ubuntu since that time you reported the bug and your problem may have been fixed with some of the updates. It would help us a lot if you could test it on a currently supported Ubuntu version. If you test it and it is still an issue, kindly upload the updated logs by running only once:
apport-collect https://api.launchpad.net/1.0/bugs/1227057

and any other logs that are relevant for this particular issue.

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for ubiquity (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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