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CompTIA® Linux+ / LPIC-1 Cert Guide: (Exams LX0-103 & LX0-104/101-400 & 102-400) by Sean Walberg, Ross Brunson

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Disk Partitioning Tools

The canonical disk tool is the fdisk utility. Nearly every system has a copy of fdisk that can be used to create or alter the partition table. Having said that, various other tools can be used, and distribution vendors have come up with others that make the partitioning stage easier and clearer, or provide data migration along with partitioning. The three tools that must be discussed are

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Image fdisk—Included on nearly every system that runs Linux

gdisk—Specifically for managing the gdisk partition tables discussed later in this ...

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