GParted Live (GNOME Partition Editor) 1.0.0-1 Reaches Stable Release After 15 Years of Development

GParted (GNOME Partition Editor) is a free partition manager that enables you to check, create, delete, label, set new UUID, resize, copy, and move partitions without data loss.

It is a free partition editor for graphically managing your disk partitions.

It supports most of the file system types like btrfs, ext2, ext3, ext4, fat16, fat32, hfs, hfs+, linux-swap, lvm2, pv, nilfs2, ntfs, reiserfs, reiser4, udf, ufs, xfs.

The GParted team is pleased to announce a new stable release of GParted Live 1.0.0-1 after 15 years of development.

This release includes GParted 1.0.0, updated packages, and other improvements.

This release of GParted Live has been successfully tested on VirtualBox, VMware, BIOS, UEFI, and physical computers with AMD/ATI, NVidia, and Intel graphics.

This release comes with lot of new improvements and changes, the details are below.

Refer the following article to resize active partition on Linux

What’s New in GParted Live 1.0.0-1?:

  • Port to Gtkmm 3
  • Port to GNOME 3 yelp-tools documentation infrastructure
  • Enable online resizing of extended partitions
  • Add F2FS support for read disk usage, grow, and check
  • Fix slow refreshing of NTFS file systems
  • Based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2019/May/30)
  • Linux kernel updated to 4.19.37-3
  • The boot menu has been sorted:
  • A menu using large font for console was added
  • The menu about local OS booting has been improved (uEFI only)
  • A menu about entering uEFI firmware setup was added (uEFI only)
  • The info about GParted live was added in the boot menu (uEFI only)
  • Bug fixed: PXE booting with FQDN tftp server name now is working

Known Issue:

The default boot options did not display an X Desktop on old Acer Aspire laptops. The workaround is to select Other modes of GParted Live and choose GParted Live (Safe graphics setting, vga-normal).

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