Advice from users of gParted ??

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Wed Jul 1 23:07:42 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-07-01 at 17:05 +0000, Scott Beamer wrote:
> William Case Wrote:
> > Hi;
> > 
> > I am not looking for advice on how to partition or re-partition a hard
> > drive.  I have done it many times.
> > 
> > I am looking for suggestions and/or recommendations on how to most
> > efficiently and effectively use gParted.  I like its gui interface and
> > its apparent stability.
> [........]
> > 
> > I have gParted from the F10 repository when I first installed F10, but
> > of course, it is no use to me if I want to re-size my '/home' directory
> > which is currently mounted.
> Your best bet is to run it from a LiveCD.  I can't recall if it's on the 
> Fedora live CD or not. If so, you're in business.

It's not, at least not on the 32-bit version. I had to run the Live CD
(from a pendrive) and do "yum install gparted" to repartition my


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