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Old 05-20-2010, 10:49 PM   #1
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issue with gparted on CentOS.


I have installed gparted on CentOS successfully.
Code:
Installed:
  gparted.x86_64 0:0.3.3-2.el5.rf                                               

Dependency Installed:
  cairomm.x86_64 0:1.2.4-2.1.el5.rf     glibmm24.x86_64 0:2.12.8-1.el5.rf       
  gtkmm24.x86_64 0:2.10.9-1.el5.rf      libsigc++20.x86_64 0:2.0.17-1.el5.rf    

Complete!
when i am trying to run it,i get following error with a dialog box:
The exec() call failed.

please suggest the solution.
 
Old 05-20-2010, 11:05 PM   #2
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Are you running it as root?
 
Old 05-20-2010, 11:54 PM   #3
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Are you running it as root?
yes of course.running as root is not the solution to all issues,i reckon!!
 
Old 05-21-2010, 12:03 AM   #4
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Of course not
But since it is a partition editor, I had to ask...
 
Old 05-21-2010, 12:10 AM   #5
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i have always found it MUCH easier to use gparted on a live cd

that solves the problem of not being able to reformat or change the running disk .
 
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Old 05-21-2010, 01:23 AM   #6
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i have always found it MUCH easier to use gparted on a live cd

that solves the problem of not being able to reformat or change the running disk .
yeah that's right.But its possible to use it as just another disk partitioner on CentOS,i guess! Is there any other utility which can help me out to carry the same task for CentOS?
 
Old 05-21-2010, 01:41 AM   #7
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you can only change a "not being used" disk
say you have 3 drives
windows is on drive 1
cent5.5 on drive 2
then you could use gparted on cent to edit drive 1 or 3
but not 2 or at-leastnot the partition that / ,/boot,/home,/swap and on
 
Old 05-21-2010, 02:27 AM   #8
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you can only change a "not being used" disk
say you have 3 drives
windows is on drive 1
cent5.5 on drive 2
then you could use gparted on cent to edit drive 1 or 3
but not 2 or at-leastnot the partition that / ,/boot,/home,/swap and on
That's exactly what i am trying to do.I have free space on my disk and i want to partition it.
 
Old 05-21-2010, 11:33 AM   #9
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I have always found it MUCH easier to use gparted on a live cd
That is a very good advise, it's ten times easier
to download the 95 MB live cd, and use that.
http://distrowatch.com/index.php?dis...h=all&year=all

My opinion : I think, it is a safer solution too.
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