[CentOS] centos 5.5 - which partition manager installed

Johan Scheepers johansche at telkomsa.net
Mon Nov 29 12:32:48 EST 2010


Keith Roberts wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Nov 2010, Johan Scheepers wrote:
> 
>> To: centos <centos at centos.org>
>> From: Johan Scheepers <johansche at telkomsa.net>
>> Subject: [CentOS] centos 5.5 - which partition manager installed
>>
>> Good day,
>>
>> Gparted is not available on my installation.
>>
>> Which patition tool is available in centos 5.5 please.
> 
> Hi Johan.
> 
> It's available from rpmforge repository:
> 
> Installed Packages
> Name       : gparted
> Arch       : i386
> Version    : 0.4.8
> Release    : 4.el5.rf
> Size       : 3.4 M
> Repo       : installed
> Summary    : Gnome Partition Editor
> URL        : http://gparted.sourceforge.net/
> License    : GPLv2+
> Description: GParted stands for Gnome Partition Editor and 
> is a graphical frontend
>             : to libparted. Among other features it supports 
> creating, resizing,
>             : moving and copying of partitions. Also several 
> (optional) filesystem
>             : tools provide support for filesystems not 
> included in libparted.
>             : These optional packages will be detected at 
> runtime and don't require
>             : a rebuild of GParted
> 
> As well as installing it from the above, I'd recommend 
> getting the live CD from the Gparted website:
> 
> http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php
> 
> As this is handy for preparing your hard drive, before doing 
> a fresh installation of Linux. Some things are not possible 
> when using Gparted from a working Linux installation.
> 
> As the Gparted CD runs from memory, you can do anything you 
> want to any partition using this.
> 
> Kind Regards,
> 
> Keith Roberts
> 
Busy installing gparted fron centos repos.
Thanks
Johan


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