GParted is a free and easy-to-use GTK -based graphical user interface tool for all your partition needs. With one click, you can create new disk partitions or adjust the size of already existing ones–Gparted will even resize partitioned files without losing any information! You also have access options like moving around hard drives as well checking basic info such as free space usage.
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install GParted on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish using the command line terminal.
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Before proceeding, make sure your Ubuntu system is up-to-date using the following command.
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y
By default, Ubuntu 22.04 features GParted in its default repository so you do not need to download or install any third-party repositories.
In your terminal, use the following command to begin the installation.
sudo apt install gparted -y
How to Launch GParted
With the installation complete, you can launch the graphical interface in a few different ways.
Alternatively, you can launch it from the terminal and send it to the background to keep using the terminal instance using the following.
For desktop users, find the icon application and possibly add it to your favorites.
The location path can be found in Activities > Show Applications > GParted.
Once open, you will see the default landing screen.
Depending on your hard-drives allocations, spare space, and the amount of hardware you have available you can re-size, add new partitions, and much more easily, cleanly without much hassle using GParted.
How to Remove (Uninstall) GParted
For users that no longer require the software to be installed, use the following command to fully remove the application and all data associated with it.
sudo apt autoremove gparted --purge
Comments and Conclusion
In the following tutorial, you have learned how to install GParted on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.
Overall, GParted is a great tool for most Linux users from beginners to experts that just need a simple partitioning tool and covers nearly everything you will most likely need.