gnome-disk-utility Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to gnome-disk-utility 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-disk-utility and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to gnome-disk-utility are KDE Partition Manager (Free, Open Source), Parted Magic (Paid), Hardware Lister (Free, Open Source) and GNU Parted (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    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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      GParted vs gnome-disk-utility opinions
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      It is unable to write .iso or any sort of images to disks.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      gamliel They are very different, with different functions.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    2. 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.


    3. 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. It can report exact memory configuration, firmware version, mainboard configuration, CPU version and speed, cache configuration, bus speed, etc.
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      • 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.


    5. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      fdisk is a command-line utility that provides disk partitioning functions. It includes an ncurses disk partitioning utility called "cfdisk".
    6. 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.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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    7. blivet-gui is a graphical tool for storage management that uses blivet library.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A helping tool for udev testers, coders, hackers and consumers. Main features are - Browsing the sysfs tree via udev, Reports udev device info and udev properties, Filter and search devices, Monitorize udev device events.
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