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 originally developed for Linux GNOME Desktop. Gparted allows you to create, resize, copy and paste, move, and repair disk partitions using easy-to-use GUI. It supports many filesystems including btrfs, […]
Continue reading…

 

How to mount an LVM partition on Linux

Question: I have an external USB drive which contains several LVM partitions on it. I want to access some of those LVM partitions on my Linux. How can I mount an LVM partition on Linux? LVM is a logical volume management tool which allows you to manage disk space using the notion of logical volumes […]
Continue reading…

 

How to create and mount an XFS file system on Linux

Question: I heard good things about XFS, and would like to create an XFS file system on my disk partition. What are the Linux commands to format and mount an XFS file system? XFS is a high-performance file system which was designed by SGI for their IRIX platform. Since XFS was ported to the Linux […]
Continue reading…