Use Gparted To Manage Your Disk Partitions In Ubuntu Linux

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You certainly need some good tool to manage your disk partitions, right? Gparted is a famous cross-platform partition editor which is used for managing, editing and deleting your disk partitions. It is an official GNOME Partition Editor application.

Go to Applications > Add Remove.

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Choose Gnome Partition Editor from list of applications and click Apply Changes to install it.

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Once installation is complete, launch it from System > Administrations > Partition Editor. You will get very useful informations about your drives like its File System, Mountpoint, Label, Size, Used and Unused space.

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You can create new partition table from Device > Create  partition Table option.

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But be aware since all your all data could be erased during this process. You can get detailed information about your hard disk’s model, size, etc from View > Device Information option, it will display disk information on the main window.

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You can create, delete, resize and format partiotions from Partition option in menu bar.

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Overall, it is quite easy-to-use. There are hundreds of advanced options as well, but won’t be needed for an average Ubuntu user. Play around it for a few minutes and you will be amazed to find the number of features and their ease-of-use. Enjoy!

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