Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Gparted is a a graphical user interface application for managing partitions and hard disks. It allows the users to easily create, delete, resize, check partitions, set new UUIDs and has support for the most important file systems, including: btrfs, ext2/ext3/ext4, fat16/fat32, hfs/hfs+, linux-swap, ntfs, reiserfs/reiser4 and many others. The latest version available is Gparted 0.16.2, which has been released with many bugfixes.
In this article I will show you how to install Gparted 0.16.2 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via the GetDeb repository, installing Gparted 0.16.2 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and Pear OS is easy. All you have to do is download and install the GetDeb repository, update the system and install the gparted package. Like this:
$ wget -c archive.getdeb.net/install_deb/getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gparted