parted > gparted ?
aikishugyo at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 14:20:45 UTC 2008
On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 10:07 PM, Karl Larsen <k5di at zianet.com> wrote:
> SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux wrote:
> > On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 01:32 +0100, Gerald Dachs wrote:
> >> Am Sat, 23 Feb 2008 07:33:22 +0800
> >> schrieb SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux <i-ubux at synass.net>:
> >>> Why parted ?
> >>> Why NOT GParted ??
> >> Why not fdisk and dd?
> > I am sure, not only me, as newbie, had appreciated your
> > more detailed experience and reason/s why YOU name FDISK and DD !?
> > Well, I can tell you one of my reason:
> > I am not UN-familiar with command lines !
> > A GUI indeed, especially as newbie, is a good help to see and learn !!
> > I am sure:
> > With FDISK and DD my mess had ended in a real disaster last
> > weekend !!! ;-((
> Guys you can create a real mess if you use fdisk and dd without
> first reading how they work. And then experiment with them. I am writing
> rather slowly a paper on using these tools and exactly how to use them.
> It is long and I plan to put it on my web page when it is complete. As
> for parted and gparted which are exactly the same they both will not
> work with ext3 file systems. I tried both and got the same result.
Please note that for manipulating NTFS partitions you can use the
excellent ntfs-3g utilities (see what packages come up when you search
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