Install GParted 0.17.0 in Ubuntu 13.10


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GParted is a free partition manager that enables you to resize, copy, and move partitions without data loss.


With gparted you can accomplish the following tasks:

– Create a partition table on a disk device.
– Enable and disable partition flags such as boot and hidden.
– Perform actions with partitions such as create, delete, resize, move, check, label, copy, and paste.

Installing GParted 0.17.0

Open Terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T)

Run the commands to enable getdeb repository, update your system and install GParted.

$ wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb saucy-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'
$ sudo apt-get install gparted
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Suggested packages:
  xfsprogs reiserfsprogs reiser4progs jfsutils ntfsprogs kpartx dmraid gpart
The following packages will be upgraded:
1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not upgraded.
Need to get 1,902 kB of archives.
After this operation, 4,718 kB of additional disk space will be used.

Gparted_0_17Read GParted 0.17.0 Release Notes