Manage Partitions with GParted How-to

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A task-based, step-by-step guide that empowers you to use your disk space effectively

Overview

  • Full of practical examples including screen shots, additional tips, and clear step-by-step instructions
  • Create and move partitions without data loss
  • Identify and manage partitions on all of your disk devices

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Modern disk drives can store vast amounts of information. To effectively use all of this space, you can partition disk drives into separate storage areas. These separate storage areas enable you to organize your data, improve system performance, and install and use many operating systems

"Manage Partitions with GParted" is a practical, hands-on guide providing you with step-by-step instructions to effectively organize your hard drive. You start with simple tasks that help you identify drives and partitions and progress to advanced tasks such as preparing for new operating systems

This book provides ample screen shots to help you effectively use your hard drive. You start with simple tasks that help you to identify drives and partitions. Next you progress to tasks covering the basics of how to grow, shrink, move, and copy partitions without data loss. You finish with advanced tasks that use the basics to prepare for new operating systems, migrate space between partitions, and share data among Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

By following through the tasks, from basic to advanced, this book will empower you with the knowledge and tools to Manage Partitions with GParted.

What you will learn from this book

  • Learn the basics of partition management, such as how to grow, shrink, move, and copy partitions without data loss
  • Prepare new disk devices for use on your computer
  • Free up space for new operating systems
  • Create live media and run GParted
  • Prepare for dual booting with GNU/Linux
  • Rescue data from lost partitions
  • Learn tips to edit iPod partitions, and to add space to virtual machines

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This book is a practical, task-based, step-by-step tutorial that starts simple with identifying disk device partitions, and culminates with advanced tasks such as preparing for new operating systems.

Who this book is written for

Are you a computer enthusiast who is looking forward to learn how to effectively use your disk space through disk partitions to maximize your computer's potential? Then this book is for you.

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About the Author:

Curtis Gedak

Curtis Gedak has managed the GParted project for the past 4 years, coordinating volunteer efforts and resources, managing releases, maintaining the website, developing new features, fixing bugs, and much more. For over 2 decades, Curtis developed a solid set of technical and management skills while working for a variety of companies in industries such as utilities, agriculture, and oil and gas. During this time he specialized in applying relational database technology, managing heterogeneous environments, and developing applications in a multitude of programming languages. With his strong interpersonal skills and sound technical ability he has been instrumental in the success of many projects. Curtis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Alberta.

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