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Old 03-29-2002, 09:23 PM   #1
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GUI disk partitioning


What is the name of a program that would allow easy disk partition with a GUI?

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Old 03-29-2002, 09:43 PM   #2
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Never used or heard of one
 
Old 03-30-2002, 06:44 AM   #3
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You can use Powerquest's PartionMagic, has all the bells and whistles.
 
Old 03-30-2002, 07:41 AM   #4
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It only works with windows.

And it costs $70
 
Old 03-30-2002, 10:03 AM   #5
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There IS a free one within mandrake 8.1! I just can't find it.

Do you know how to install the wine program? Or a dos emulator? I want to run some old dos games in linux.

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Old 03-30-2002, 10:15 AM   #6
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mandrake uses diskdrake, but why can't you just use a console appliction?? what do you think you are going to achieve with a program just because it looks pretty?
 
Old 03-30-2002, 12:29 PM   #7
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To get the job done properly without mishap. I could do that with the command line interface, but I want to see what's going on to be sure.

How do I instal diskdrake?

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Old 03-31-2002, 12:05 AM   #8
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It only works with windows.
You didn't specify what you wanted, you only needed to have a GUI. Use fdisk you can be sure of what it's doing, after all you have tell it what you wan't and it does it with no surprises.
 
Old 03-31-2002, 12:46 AM   #9
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In Redhat you can use diskdruid during the redhat install but not after. Would be good if there was an proper (not install) version of this.

Otherwise what you might want to use is cfdisk. Not quite GUI but much nicer (and more reliable, apparently) than using fdisk or something similar.

I dont think cfdisk is installed by default but is probably on one of the install cdroms.
 
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Nparted is really easy to use,its the gui version of gnu-parted.
 
Old 03-31-2002, 05:46 PM   #11
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How do I install that program?


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