On Tue, 31 Dec 2019 at 13:48, François Patte <
Le 31/12/2019 à 16:29, George N. White III a écrit :
> On Tue, 31 Dec 2019 at 04:59, François Patte
> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> I want to install fedora in dual boot with windows 10
on a dell
> (latitude 3500) on which windows is preinstalled.
> I firstly boot on an usb stick with Gparted in order
to resize the
> partitions but Gparted doesn't "see" the SSD...
> Is your SSD and NVMe or SATA
device? You can shink the Windows 10
> partition using Windows "Computer Management" --> Storage -->
> Management". Select the Volume and look for "Shink Volume" in the
> I recently installed Fedora 31 in a dual boot
configuration on a Dell
> with NVMe SSD and UHD graphics. For laptops, graphics and networking
> are sometimes problematic, but UHD graphics should be OK, so if your
> network works in a "Live" USB system you should be in good shape.
> I disabled the secure
boot, but nothing has changed, Gparted sees
> its own partition and nothing else.
I have the last version of Gparted ( 1.0.0-5).
> Could anybody help me? I don't know anything of
windows which I never
> I've used Windows shrink
volume for years to make space for Linux and
> had a problem, but Windows 10 is not robust. It also does behind the
> snapshots and disk cleanups, so I find disk usage goes up and then down
> 30 GB following updates.
Thank you for this answer. I am presently completely blocked: something
went wrong and the computer is blocked by a "defaultuser0"..... This
seems to be a clever invention from microsoft and it is absolutely
unclear how I can recover: I can't restore anything, the system falls
back to this "user" and there is no way to know what is the password
Were you able to boot Windows after disabling secure boot? Have you tried
re-enabling secure boot?
You should be able to restore the Dell factory configuration per
Moreover, I can't resize the partitions to install linux because the
ntfs partition is crypted (bitlocker).
If you have files you want to save on the NTFS partition you can
try "dislocker" (available thru "dnf install dislocker").
I am stuck!
You can always revert to the factory configuration using
George N. White III