How to install Gparted on Linux

Question: I need to (re)partition my hard disk. How can I install Gparted on [insert your Linux distro]?

GParted is an open-source GUI-based disk partition editor for Linux. Gparted allows you to create, resize, copy&paste, move, and repair disk partitions easily. It supports many filesystems including btrfs, ext2/ext3/ext4, fat16/fat32, lvm2, ntfs, xfs, etc.

Install Gparted on Debian, Ubuntu or Linux Mint

Gparted is part of the base repositories on Debian-based Linux. Therefore, using apt-get will do the job.

$ sudo apt-get install gparted

Install Gparted on Fedora

Gparted is a standard package in Fedora, so installing Fedora is straightforward with yum.

$ sudo yum install gparted

Install Gparted on CentOS

To install Gparted on CentOS, first set up EPEL repository, and then run:

$ sudo yum install gparted

Install Gparted on OpenSUSE

Gparted already comes installed on recent releases of OpenSUSE (e.g., 12.3). If Gparted is not installed, you can install it with zypper.

$ sudo zypper install gparted

Below is a screenshot of Gparted.

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2 thoughts on “How to install Gparted on Linux

  1. This doesn't work for centos CentOS Linux release 7.0.1406 (Core)
    After installing epel successfully. Then attempting to install gparted I get this

    You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
    You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest

  2. will not work for CentOS 5.11
    yum reports:
    Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security
    Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
    * base:
    * epel:
    * extras:
    * updates:
    Setting up Install Process
    No package gparted available.
    Nothing to do

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