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GNOME Disks Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to GNOME Disks for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is GParted, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to GNOME Disks and 16 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GNOME Disks are KDE Partition Manager, Parted Magic, Hardware Lister and hwinfo.

GNOME Disks alternatives are mainly Partition Managers but may also be Disk Cloning Tools or System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GNOME Disks.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Also known as palimpsest, gnome-disk-utility provides libraries and applications for dealing with storage devices.

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  1. GParted is a GTK+ frontend to GNU Parted and the official GNOME Partition Editor application. It is used for creating, deleting, resizing, moving, checking and copying partitions, and the file systems on them.

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    They are very different, with different functions.

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    It is unable to write .iso or any sort of images to disks.

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    KDE Partition Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    KDE Partition Manager is a utility program to help you manage the disk devices, partitions and file systems on your computer. It allows you to easily create, copy, move, delete, resize without losing data, backup and restore partitions.

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    Parted Magic

    • Windows
    • Linux

    The Parted Magic OS employs core programs of GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful programs (e.g. Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, and ddrescue) and an excellent set of documentation to benefit the user.

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  4. lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine.

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    hwinfo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    hwinfo/libhd are used to probe for the hardware present in the system. It can be used to generate a system overview log which can be later used for support.

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    GNU Core Utilities

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The GNU Core Utilities or coreutils is a package of GNU software containing many of the basic tools, such as cat, ls, and rm, needed for Unix-like operating systems.

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    GNU Parted

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GNU Parted manipulates partition tables. This is useful for creating space for new operating systems, reorganizing disk usage, copying data on hard disks and disk imaging.

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    GNU fdisk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    fdisk is a command-line utility that provides disk partitioning functions. It includes an ncurses disk partitioning utility called "cfdisk".

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    ALT Linux is a set of RPM-based, APT-managed operating systems built on top of the Linux kernel and Sisyphus package repository branches. ALT Linux Rescue is, well, the disaster recovery tool.

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    ALT Linux is an operating system (or systems), while gnome-disk-utility is a system utility for managing physical drives.

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  10. blivet-gui

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    blivet-gui is a graphical tool for storage management that uses blivet library.

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