partition/format tool?

Earl Violet ejviolet at
Tue May 15 02:50:34 BST 2007

--- Andrew Syrewicze <asyrewicze at> wrote:

> On Monday 14 May 2007 13:40:22 D. R. Evans wrote:
> > In Mandriva, there is a nice Mandriva-written graphical utility
> for
> > partitioning and formatting hard drives (diskdrake). I need to
> build a
> > FAT32 hard drive for my father's Windows system, and wonder if
> there's
> > a similar reasonable idiot-proof utility in Kubuntu? A quick look
> with
> > synaptic came up with some gnome-based tools which I suppose will
> > work, but I thought I'd ask here for advice before taking the
> plunge
> > since this is such a dangerous operation.
> QTparted. Great program. It'll do the job. 
gparted, the live CD.  Never had a problem with it.  Personally I
prefer the 2.5 series compared to the later stuff.  Much cleaner. 
Warning .... it will make things go away.


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