Linux is popular opensource OS(Operating system) used in different platforms by many organizations. The main benefit of this system is that it comes for free and users can run any opensource application on it. Due to its high popularity, many organizations use it for Desktop systems as well. As a Linux user, you have to use the Linux Partition Manager to achieve a smooth working of your system. If you are a new user its difficult for you to use the Linux Partition Manager, but don’t worry, there are many other open source partition software available in the market. Using these partition softwares you can manage your disk space and maintenance easily.
The Linux community defines this software as GNOME Disks Utility This software is used to create partitions. Besides, you will have the optionsof mounting and unmounting on the partitions as per your requirements. The updated version has some extra features. Users are be able to repair file system damages since they can resize the partitions.
2.KDE Partition Manager
This is a simple Linux Partition Manager with a graphical interface, so you are able to see what you are doing with these disk partitions. The software allows you to easily create, copy, move, delete, resize without losing data, backup and restore partitions. It supports a large number of file systems, including ext2/3/4, NTFS, FAT16/32, JFS, XFS, LUKS etc. This software makes use of available external programs to get the job done.
Gparted is a GNOME partition editor. It allows you to change partition organization without affecting partition contents. This software is able to work with different operating systems including Windows. The software comes with a graphical interface so you can easily identify all the partitions. You can delete unwanted data from your partition but there is a possibility of data loss.
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