[opensource] Ubuntu Partition Shrinker

Jason Crum jason at roboguys.com
Sun Jan 28 18:50:30 EST 2007


I use the Live CD version quite often.

http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php

Only catch is loading drivers for high end SCSI controllers (like the Dell
PERC 2/3/4 series) can be a pain.

-----Original Message-----
From: opensource-bounces at cse.ohio-state.edu
[mailto:opensource-bounces at cse.ohio-state.edu] On Behalf Of Paul Betts
Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2007 6:03 PM
To: William R. Lorenz
Cc: opensource at cse.ohio-state.edu
Subject: Re: [opensource] Ubuntu Partition Shrinker

On Sun, 2007-01-28 at 17:32 -0500, William R. Lorenz wrote:
> Does Ubuntu include a Windows partition shrinking tool, akin to
> Partition Magic? 

sudo apt-get install gparted

>  What kind of filesystems does it support? 

* Fat16,Fat32
* NTFS
* reiserfs
* xfs (extend only)
* ext2/3
* hfs/hfs+
* jfs (extend only)
* reiser4 (kind of)

>  Is it very trustworthy?

Yep.

-- 
Paul Betts <bettsp at cse.ohio-state.edu>

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