[svlug] LFS and learning Linux: was Problem compiling qtparted-0.5.0

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Sat Nov 28 14:37:19 PST 2015


On Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:23:50 -0800
Sarah Newman <newmans at sonic.net> wrote:

> On 11/27/2015 07:19 PM, Michael C. Robinson wrote:
> 
> > I think the first time I came across qtparted was on a gentoo rescue
> > cd.  What these days offers a similar tool that is actually
> > maintained? When doing partition resizing, it is nice to have a
> > graphical as opposed to a command line tool.
> 
> Is there something wrong with gparted?

I like it. I still think it's mandatory to learn parted and maybe even
fdisk and its cousins, because a lot of lightweight distros run those
during their installation partitioning.

SteveT

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