In this tutorial, we will show you how to install GParted on Fedora 39. GParted, short for GNOME Partition Editor, is a free and open-source disk partitioning tool. It allows users to resize, copy, and move partitions without data loss, enabling you to optimize your disk space usage. GParted supports a variety of file systems, making it a versatile tool for all your partitioning needs.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the GParted on a Fedora 39.
Before diving into the installation process, let’s ensure that you have everything you need:
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 39.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- While this guide is designed to be as straightforward as possible, some familiarity with the Linux command line will be beneficial.
- You will need access to the terminal to execute commands. Fedora 39 provides the Terminal application for this purpose. It can be found in your Applications menu.
- You’ll need an active internet connection to download GParted and its dependencies.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install GParted on Fedora 39
Step 1. Before installing any software, it’s crucial to ensure that your system is up-to-date. Open a terminal and execute the following commands:
sudo dnf clean all sudo dnf update
This ensures that you have the latest packages and dependencies required for a smooth installation.
Step 2. Installing the EPEL Repository.
The EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) repository provides additional packages that are not included in the default Fedora repositories. To install the EPEL repository, use the following command:
sudo dnf install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-9.noarch.rpm
Step 3. Installing GParted on Fedora 39.
With the EPEL repository installed, you can now install GParted using the following command:
sudo dnf install gparted
Step 4. Launch GParted on Fedora.
GParted needs root privileges to modify disk partitions. You can launch GParted with root privileges using the following command:
Alternatively, you can also find GParted in your application menu under ‘System Tools’ or ‘Utilities’, depending on your desktop environment.
* Before making any changes to disk partitions, it’s crucial to back up any important data. While GParted is generally safe to use, there’s always a risk of data loss when dealing with disk partitions.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed GParted. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the GParted on your Fedora 39 system. For additional Apache or useful information, we recommend you check the official GParted website.