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How to Use Fdisk to Manage Partitions on Linux

Feb 29, 2012, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"The fdisk command is a text-based utility for viewing and managing hard disk partitions on Linux. It?s one of the most powerful tools you can use to manage partitions, but it?s confusing to new users.

On Ubuntu, Linux Mint or other Ubuntu-derived distributions, the fdisk and mkfs commands must be prefixed with sudo. On distributions that don?t use sudo, use the su - command first to get a root shell, then type every command without sudo.

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