Ubuntu 7.10's GParted 0.3.3: How to get it more accurate ?

SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux i-ubux at synass.net
Mon Mar 3 22:56:57 UTC 2008


On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 15:45 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
> Nils Kassube wrote:
> > SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux wrote:
> >   
> >> On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 09:00 -0800, Richard Rudnick wrote:
> >>     
> >>> gparted (source: gparted): GNOME partition editor. In component main,
> >>> is optional. Version 0.3.5-1ubuntu2 (hardy), package size 340 kB,
> >>> installed size 2100 kB
> >>>       
> >> Unfortunately I am unable to follow resp getting it ;-(
> >>
> >> My Synaptic still shows GParted with version 0.3.3-2 only !
> >>     
> >
> > That's right - you are using Gutsy, not Hardy. This version isn't 
> > available for Gutsy. Therefore you could do one of these:
> >
> > - compile the new version from the source code,
> > - wait for Hardy until it is ready in April,
> > - use the alpha version of Hardy.
> >
> >
> > Nils
> >
> >   
>     In the mean time you can use fdisk which will do the same thing and 
> you have the right version on Gutsy :-)
> 
> Karl

OOPpss, Karl ...
... what you call "will do the same thing" is indeed a very big
difference !!!
User friendly GUI versus (insufficient) command line !!
Sorry, I cannot agree ! ;-(

Cheers, svobi





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