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#1 Chachazz


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Posted 25 April 2009 - 05:51 PM

Hi all,

You will LOVE this one!

I've written a complete, step-by-step text and image tutorial on how to use GParted partitioning software to manage Windows, Linux and dual-boot installations, create, resize, move, and delete partitions, and some advanced tasks, like changing the inode size.

A table of contents for those interested:

GParted - Introduction
How to use GParted?

1. Practical examples

Partitioning dictionary

1. Windows uses drive letters
2. Linux notation is different
3. Partition types
4. Important thing to pay attention to!
5. Exceptions
6. What to install where?

General partitioning recommendations
Using GParted - Understanding the software

1. Core functions

GParted - real life examples

1. Identifying the right device
2. Task 1: Resize partition
3. Task 2: Create new partition
4. Task 3: Delete partition
5. Task 4: Create Partition Table
6. Task 5: Create only Extended partition
7. Task 6: Move partition
8. Task 7: Check & repair filesystem

GParted capabilities
Advanced tasks

1. Change the Inode size

Recommended reading material

Took me some 20 hours to write this one....