add to package wishlist: gpart

sktsee sktsee at
Sun Aug 5 22:55:22 UTC 2007

On Sun, 05 Aug 2007 19:57:08 +0000, Florin Andrei wrote:

> My wife's Win XP system mysteriously lost its partition table and could 
> not boot up anymore. I booted up the Ubuntu 7.04 live CD, downloaded 
> gpart and was able to restore the partition table, just enough to backup 
> everything over the network.
> My only issue is that gpart is not available via apt-get, I had to 
> download the binary myself. It's a minor issue, but this software is 
> valuable enough to be included in one of the big package repositories.

It's in universe.

$ apt-cache policy gpart
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 0.1h-4.1
  Version table:
     0.1h-4.1 0
        500 feisty/universe Packages


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