How To Create Disk Partitions on Linux

As a system administrator, creating partitions on Linux for your disks is a very common task. You may want for example to add some extra space to some directories on your filesystem, or you simply want to extend your existing filesystems because you expect them to grow. Luckily for us, there are many ways to create disk partitions on Linux using command line tools such as fdisk and parted or graphical tools like gparted.