Linux Partitioning Explained
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"You got a new hard drive and attach it to your
laptop/desktop but before you can use it, you need to partition and
format the hard drive. This can be done with a series of easy
steps. This is a small and easy tutorial which will show you how to
use fdisk, one of very famous utility for disk partitioning.
"Fdisk is the utility which we will be using for this example.
Though there are other options also like parted/gparted and use of
them depends totally on personal preference. For Fdisk, you need to
provide the device name as an argument. For that the possible
options could be: