[SATLUG] Bare-bones Parted cheat-sheet

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 16:34:09 CDT 2015

Steve Litt wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just put up this bare-bones cheat-sheet for the parted program:
> http://troubleshooters.com/linux/parted_cheat.htm
> It's designed as a syntax reminder for the person using parted for
> typical, simple partitioning. Please feel free to refer it to
> occasional users of parted.

The syntax for parted is arcane.  A much better way is to use the latest 
fdisk from util-linux:


or gdisk:


Recommended patch: 

Both handle GUID Partition Tables (GPT) nicely.  My preference is gdisk 
because the output is nicer by default.

   -- Bruce

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