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Manage Partitions with GParted How-to by Curtis Gedak

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Copying a partition (Become an expert)

Copying a partition can be a complex and long running operation. As there are implications to copying a partition, we discuss these along with the steps to copy a partition.

How to do it...

  1. Select the source partition to copy:
    How to do it...
  2. Choose the Partition | Copy menu option to place a copy of the partition in the copy buffer.
  3. Optionally, if the destination device is different from the source device then select the destination disk device by choosing the GParted | Devices | [your-destination-disk-device] menu option, and the disk device is displayed in the main window.
  4. Select unallocated space for the destination. The destination ...

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