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Re: Partitioning GUI tools

nate wrote:
Travis Crump said:

What are people's preferred program for doing partitioning with a GUI?  I
used to use nparted, but it has been removed from testing/unstable and
while I still have it installed, I assume there was a reason for its
removal.  I looked at parted, but I am not really comfortable with[read:
scared of] the CLI.  d-i appears to be using an internally developed app
called partitioner, but I haven't been able to find debs, only
udebs[which depend on other udebs...].  So what are people using as a
successor to nparted?  [Note:  I say GUI, but I would really prefer
something like nparted which can be run from the console, though I would
be happy with a full-blown X-based app]

not having used any of those apps I use cfdisk usually ..what kind of
features you looking for?


Something like nparted, just still supported. :) cfdisk exits with a fatal error["FATAL ERROR: Bad logical partition 6: enlarged logical partitions overlap"] when I try to run it so that isn't going to work. Based on the man page, though, that seems to be what I am looking for.

fdisk -l output in case anyone knows what is making cfdisk unhappy:

Disk /dev/hda: 61.4 GB, 61492838400 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7476 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

   Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hda1   *         1      2035  16346106    7  HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda2          5296      7476  17518882+   f  Win95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/hda3          2036      5295  26185950   83  Linux
/dev/hda5          6120      7352   9904041   83  Linux
/dev/hda6          5296      5298     24034+  83  Linux
/dev/hda7          5299      5385    698796    b  Win95 FAT32
/dev/hda8          5386      6119   5895823+  83  Linux
/dev/hda9          7353      7476    995998+  82  Linux swap

Partition table entries are not in disk order

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