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The same information can be viewed graphically using the Logical Volume Manager tool, accessed by selecting the ''System -> Administration -> Logical Volume Management'' menu option. If the menu option is not available the tool may installed from a terminal window by entering the following commands:
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su –
Volume group "VolGroup00" successfully extended
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The new physical volume has now been added to the volume group and is ready to be allocated to a logical volume. To do this we run the lvextend tool providing the size by which we wish to extend the volume. To find out the space available on the new physical volumes, we turn again to the pvdisplay command:

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