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Install GParted hard drive partition software on Ubuntu

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1- What is GParted ?

GParted is a hard drive partition software free of charge, supporting all of the 3 operating systems: Linux, Windows, and Mac OS. It has an easy- to-use graphical interface and is quite similar to other popular partition programs such as Partition Magic.
With the GParted, you can resize, copy, and move the partition wihout losing data. The GParted will help you:
  1. Grow or Shrink a partition, (For example, C: partition)
  2. Create space for the new operating system.
  3. Try to rescue data from the lost partitions.
The GParted suports partiting actions:
  • create or delete
  • resize or move
  • check
  • label
  • set new UUID
  • copy and paste
Support  the system files such as:
  • btrfs
  • ext2 / ext3 / ext4
  • fat16 / fat32
  • hfs / hfs+
  • linux-swap
  • lvm2 pv
  • nilfs2
  • ntfs
  • reiserfs / reiser4
  • udf
  • ufs
  • xfs

2- Install GParted

Installation of the GParted on Ubuntu is very simple. You only need to open Terminal window and execute the following command:
sudo apt-get install gparted
After finishing the installation, you can use the GParted:
This is the image of the GParted, and the partitions on your computer:

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