How to resize volumes with LVM?

LVM stands for logical volume manager for the Linux kernel. It is used to manage disk drives and similar mass-storage devices, in particular large ones. One can think of LVM as a thin software layer on top of the hard disks and partitions. It is used for managing hard-drive replacement, repartitioning, and backup.

Managing volumes can be tricky and must be performed with caution. In other words, if you are not sure what you are doing stop and get help. In order to help you with LVM we have added an article to our Knowledgebase with live examples. Please note the operations that have warnings in red, performing them incorrectly can result in data loss. Proceed only when you have created and verified your backup.
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