Gparted missing in installation though present on Live CD

Nio Wiklund nio.wiklund at gmail.com
Tue Aug 13 20:32:28 UTC 2013


On 2013-08-12 21:38, NikTh wrote:
> On 2013-08-12 21:20, Federico Leoni wrote:
>> You right John, is not present by default and I think it should be
>> always present together with system-config-samba package for enabling
>> share quickly on Lubuntu...
>>
>> F.
> 
> 
> Yes, it is not present by default. This is not a mistake or bug, is the
> default installation procedure. During installation gparted among with
> other applications and/or libraries are removed. This is the default
> scheme in Ubuntu (Unity), too.
> 
> -- NikTh --
> 

I can confirm that this is the default scheme. I usually install gparted
into my installed systems. Since it's already there in the iso file, it
would cost no space of the iso file to have it included in the installed
system.

Is it considered risky, or why is it removed? Maybe because it will make
you edit your partition while booted from the install drive (running a
live session).

But it is worth discussing if we want to have it installed by default.

Best regards
Nio



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