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Old 09-19-2013, 10:52 PM   #1
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gparted


How to install GPARTED on backtrack 5
apt-get install gparted
is not working
either it says 503 service unavailable or give another error
Is there alternative download
Please give link and tell the whole procedure how o install
 
Old 09-19-2013, 11:01 PM   #2
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The install command is :

# apt-get update && apt-get install gparted


P.S. BT 5 is an old version. The next version was Kali 1.0
Current is : Kali Linux 1.0.4
http://distrowatch.com/index.php?dis...h=all&year=all

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Old 09-19-2013, 11:06 PM   #3
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Just taking a guess here, but from your other posts and their responses I doubt that installing gparted under backtrack is what you want, even if you could do that.

As already noted, backtrack is long since abandoned, which may be why you get the 503 error when attempting to get the package.

But since you seem to want do something with your backtrack partition, you probably cannot do that easily from within backtrack, rather the person suggesting gparted most likely had in mind using a Gparted live CD/DVD.

To make one of those simply go to the Gparted project site, download the ISO and burn to disk. Then boot the Gparted live disk and manage the partitions from that point.

Finally, if you really want to get an answer about the 503 error, please post the URL which is generating that response so we can see whether it is a package repo or something else.

Good luck!

Last edited by astrogeek; 09-19-2013 at 11:38 PM.
 
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Old 09-20-2013, 03:33 AM   #4
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BT5 r3 was based on ubuntu 10.04
and the gparted for that is well UNSUPPORTED

and IF you did what the pop up apper told you to do
-- a dist upgrade to 12 --
you just killed most of the programs in bt5
a reinstall will be needed

but
bt5 is OLD , very old
 
  


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