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GNU fdisk Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to GNU fdisk 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 nine alternatives to GNU fdisk and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GNU fdisk are GNOME Disks, KDE Partition Manager, Disks and GNU Parted.

GNU fdisk alternatives are mainly Partition Managers but may also be Hard Disk Diagnostic Tools or Disk Cloning Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GNU fdisk.
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fdisk is a command-line utility that provides disk partitioning functions. It includes an ncurses disk partitioning utility...

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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.

    ⚫︎ PortableGParted can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    fdisk has more options to edit the device such as writing an MBR as a major one whereas GParted just let's you change the table.

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

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in GNOME Disks without registration.
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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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  4. A GNOME utility for dealing with storage devices.

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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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  6. blivet-gui

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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    gpart

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Gpart is a tool which tries to guess the primary partition table of a PC-type hard disk in case the primary partition table in sector 0 is damaged, incorrect or deleted. The guessed table can be written to a file or device.

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