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Old 02-17-2006, 04:32 PM   #1
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Seeking Partitioning software, open source?


I was hoping that someone could direct me to an open source Partitioning software similar to G4U (which is awsome by the way) that I can use to partition my drive, albeit usage would be in a Linux environment or even a Windows environment.

Thanks for any help you can give.

AJM,
 
Old 02-17-2006, 04:34 PM   #2
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You can download Knoppix or System Rescue CD and use either cfdisk (ncurses based) or QTparted.
 
Old 02-17-2006, 04:35 PM   #3
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Wow! thanks for the quick reply....

Do you have a preference as to which is easier and more reliable?

Thanks.
 
Old 02-17-2006, 04:39 PM   #4
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I use QTparted because it's gui and looks a lot like Partition Magic. If you want to learn a little bit more about what's going on use cfdisk (although it's not that difficult, just not point and click).

I use both Knoppix and System Rescue CD depending on what I want to do. You can peruse the web pages for which you want...
 
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QTParted is Lunix based correct so it's not bootable for other operating systems? is that correct?
 
Old 02-17-2006, 05:02 PM   #6
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It is linux based, but what you do is put the live CD into the cdrom and reboot. Then you'll get a nice linux system that has qtparted. You're just booting from CD, so it doesn't matter what OS is on the machine, as long as it's an x86 machine.

After all, you really shouldn't repartition any drives that you're working on anyway...
 
  


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