Archive for the ‘GParted LiveCD’ Category

GParted Live: A Boot Disk ISO You Can’t Afford to Be Without

May 2nd, 2011 Comments off

A quick overview of GParted Live.

If you ever need to partition or edit the partitions on your hard drives without an existing OS on the computer, then GParted Live should be in your PC toolbox.

via PCWorld

A comparative look at compact sysadmin distributions

September 17th, 2008 Comments off checks out lightweight LiveCDs useful for all kinds of system modification and recovery needs.

Things go wrong. Hard disks fail and whole servers crash. Luckily, many Linux-based distributions are available to help systems administrators handle minor catastrophes. We looked at four of the most portable, all of which fit on a 210MB mini CD — SliTaz, Parted Magic, GParted, and RIPLinuX.

7 Uses of GParted Live

August 4th, 2008 Comments off has a list of useful tasks for the GParted LiveCD.

We all fill up our hard-drives from time to time, but thanks to Gnome GParted, rearranging disk partitions isn’t as terrifying as it used to be. In fact, armed with a GParted Live CD, there’s a swathe of disk space fiddling jobs I can tackle without gnawing my fingers to the bone:

GParted LiveCD vs Parted Magic

August 6th, 2007 Comments off

This week’s DistroWatch Weekly compares two popular, lightweight LiveCDs aimed at partition management.

Manage partitions and disks with GParted-Clonezilla live CD

July 24th, 2007 2 comments has instructions for backing up partitions using GParted-Clonezilla.

Backing up partitions and hard disks sounds like work — until youve tried Clonezilla. With Clonezilla you can clone and duplicate partitions of various formats and disks of various sizes locally or over the network. Even more impressive is the fact that you can do all this without typing complicated commands. And since Clonezilla is available as part of the GParted-Clonezilla live CD, you dont even have to install it.

Categories: GParted LiveCD, How To, Rescue

LH Top 10: Free Computer System Recovery Tools

April 13th, 2007 1 comment

The top four of Lifehacker’s top 10 free computer system recovery tools are LiveCDs.

Non-Destructive Partitioning with GParted

April 12th, 2007 Comments off goes over repartition a hard drive with the GParted LiveCD.

“Okay, little Percival, let me tell you what partitioning was like in the old days. If you already had information on your hard drive, but wanted to re-partition it, all your data would be erased. There were programs available that would partition your drive without erasing all your stuff, but they cost money.”

GParted-Clonezilla LiveCD

April 2nd, 2007 Comments off

The GParted project has released a LiveCD which allows Ghost-like efficient disk and partition imaging over a network.

UnlikePartimage or ntfsclone, which only for partitions. Clonezilla, containing some other programs, can save and restore not only partitions, but also a whole disk.
Unlike G4U or G4L, in Clonezilla, if file system is supported, only used blocks in harddisk are saved and restored. This increase the clone efficiency.

Gnome Partition Editor 0.3 Live CD

January 24th, 2007 1 comment

Computeract!ve has an overview of GParted.

Categories: GParted LiveCD, News

Preparing for Vista

November 14th, 2006 Comments off

PC Advisor details the steps needed to setup a computer to dual boot Windows XP and Vista. The tool used is the GParted LiveCD.

If you don’t have a partition manager, download an ISO image of the GParted Live CD from and burn a CD from it. This is a free partition manager based on Linux and an essential addition to any serious PC user’s toolkit.

Categories: Desktop, GParted LiveCD, How To

HOW TO: Dual-boot XP and Vista

October 18th, 2006 1 comment

APC Magazine includes some information on WinPE and the GParted LiveCD in their instructions on dual booting Windows XP and Vista.

GParted Now Supports Moving Partitions

September 12th, 2006 Comments off

Announced in the latest DistroWatch Weekly, the latest GParted LiveCD has added support for moving partitions.

Free software without the strings

August 1st, 2006 Comments off

Dual-booting Windows and Linux the easy way ( videos)

July 21st, 2006 1 comment has some video tutorials on repartitioning a Windows machine. They utilize the excellent GParted LiveCD.

Open source Gnome Partition Editor gets easier

July 12th, 2006 Comments off

IT Week mentions the new GParted LiveCD in a short article.

GParted LiveCD 0.2.5-1 A Must Have Disc!

June 18th, 2006 1 comment

ReviewLinux.Com reviews GParted LiveCD 0.2.5-1. Lots of screenshots to go with the review.

GParted 0.2.5 Screenshots

May 24th, 2006 Comments off

A quick look at the GParted LiveCD

May 18th, 2006 Comments off reviews the extremely useful GParted LiveCD.

Need a way to resize NTFS partitions, mirror disk images, or otherwise muck about with disk partitions — and don’t want to use a proprietary package like Partition Magic? If so, the GNOME Partition Editor (GParted) is an excellent open source tool for the task. The GParted team released the GParted live CD version 0.2.4-2 this month, so I decided it was a good time to take GParted for a spin.