GParted 0.28.1 was released on February 17, 2017.

This release of GParted restores the ability to move/resize primary partitions when an extended partition exists.  The move/resize regression was introduced in version 0.28.0.  This release also includes some minor bug fixes.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Restore ability to resize/move primary if extended exists

  • Make the Label File System and Name Partition dialogs larger

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.28.0 was released on February 14, 2017.

This release adds partial read-write support for LUKS encrypted file systems.  GParted can't create, open or close LUKS encryption volumes; however it can copy, resize and manipulate file systems inside open LUKS volumes and move closed LUKS volumes.  (Resizing requires Linux kernel >= 3.6 and libparted >= 3.2 for online partition resizing).

Also included are bug fixes and language translation updates.

REMINDER:

You are strongly advised to backup your data before editing partitions as a failure can lead to data loss.  This is especially true for encrypted data where all of the data can become permanently inaccessible after a failure.  Please refer to the Cryptsetup FAQ for backup and recovery advice of encrypted data.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Implement LUKS read-write actions NOT requiring a passphrase

  • Add detection of iso9660 file system

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.27.0 was released on October 19, 2016.

This release of GParted improves handling of devices with multiple device paths and includes bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Recognize GRUB2 core.img

  • Fix Mount Point column is wider than the screen on openSUSE

  • Make GParted exit when closed before the initial load completes

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.26.1 was released on June 13, 2016.

This release of GParted ensures creation of 32bit ext4 partitions when the size is less than 16 TiB.  This improves compatibility with existing boot loaders.  Also included are bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Ensure boot loaders work on ext4 < 16 TiB by using 32bit feature

  • Fix core dump crash in OperationDelete::get_partition_new()

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.26.0 was released on April 26, 2016.

This release adds read-only support for LUKS encrypted file systems.  GParted identifies these with the addition of "[Encrypted]" and can show the file system within an open LUKS encrypted mapping.  However this release can not open or close the LUKS encryption and can not modify the encrypted file system within.  Other changes include bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Implement read-only LUKS support

  • Add progress bars to NTFS, XFS, and EXT2/3/4 file system copy methods

  • Fix operations sometimes fail with: No such file or directory

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.25.0 was released on January 18, 2016.

The big news with this GParted release is the addition of progress bars for checking and resizing ext2/3/4 partitions and for resizing ntfs partitions.  Other changes include bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Add progress bar during additional ext2/3/4 and ntfs operations

  • Enhance SWRaid member detection and file system clearing

  • Always use blkid file system detection before libparted

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.24.0 was released on October 27, 2015.

This release of GParted includes enhancements, bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Display list of Logical Volumes in Partition Information dialog

  • Add ZFS file system detection

  • Add recognition of NVME devices

  • Prevent hang labeling FAT16/32 if illegal chars in label

  • Avoid core dump if invalid or non-existent device on command line

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.23.0 was released on August 3, 2015.

This release of GParted includes enhancements, bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Add partition name to create dialog and enable online naming
        (relevant for GPT partitioned disk)

  • Show serial number in device information

  • Add support for btrfs set new file system UUID

  • Prevent UI hang when resizing FAT16/32, HFS and HFS+ file systems

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.22.0 was released on March 28, 2015.

The big news with this release of GParted is support for unpartitioned whole disk drives.  With unpartitioned drive support, GParted can now recognize and also format disk devices that do not contain a partition table.  Another new feature is support for GPT partition names.  This feature enables setting and viewing names on GPT partitions.  Also included are bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Add read and write support for unpartitioned whole disk devices

  • Add read and write support for GPT partition names

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.21.0 was released on January 26, 2015.

This release of GParted includes enhancements, bug fixes and language translation updates.  One fix involves an error introduced in 0.15.0 whereby GParted's internal block copy has an off by one sector bug when the source is before the destination; and the copy is performed backwards from high block to low block.  The problem results in incorrect last sectors in partitions.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Fix off by one sector error in GParted internal block copy

  • Add support for ext4 on RHEL/CentOS 5.x

  • Remove unnecessary duplicate actions when resizing a partition

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.20.0 was released on October 20, 2014.

This release of GParted improves resizing multi-device btrfs file systems.  Also included are language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Include devid when resizing multi-device btrfs file systems

  • Add GRUB 2 restoration steps to help manual

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.19.1 was released on July 15, 2014.

This release of GParted includes a critical bug fix for a potential crash.  The crash is rare, but if the crash happens while applying operations then data loss might occur.  Also included are language translation updates

Key changes in this release include:

  • Prevent crash caused by cross thread write after free in _OnReadable()

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.19.0 was released on June 10, 2014.

This release of GParted includes some important bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Refactor OperationDetail to address random crash behavior

  • Make partition information dialog viewable on 800x600 screens

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.18.0 was released on February 19, 2014.

This release of GParted fixes a resize/move problem introduced in 0.16.2 that set partition size smaller than ext2/3/4, ntfs, and reiserfs file systems in certain situations.  Also included are bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Fix partition size less than ext2/3/4, ntfs, reiserfs file system

  • Prevent crash when creating new partition on disk with loop label

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.17.0 was released on December 9, 2013.

This release of GParted adds the ability to perform online resizing for systems that support this capability.  Also included are bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Add support for online resize - See README for more details

  • Recognize Linux Swap Suspend and Software RAID partitions

  • Fix busy detection for Linux Software RAID and extended partitions

  • Fix systemctl runtime mask to prevent automounting partitions

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.16.2 was released on September 18, 2013.

This release of GParted includes some important bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Fix crash if click apply before pending operations fully displayed

  • Fix FAT16/32 labels are sometimes shown corrupted

  • Fix regression - linux-swap resize broken

  • Fix to not hide the progress of the tools used - ntfsresize

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.16.1 was released on April 30, 2013.

This release of GParted includes another critical bug fix for a potential crash that might cause loss of data while moving or copying a partition.  We strongly recommend that all users of GParted 0.15.0 and 0.16.0 upgrade to GParted 0.16.1 to avoid data loss.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Avoid another crash in GParted when moving or copying partitions

  • Fix GParted doesn't compile on RHEL / CentOS 5.9

The release notes list all important changes.

CAUTION: Possible thread timing issue with GParted 0.16.0

Since the release of GParted 0.16.0, we have discovered another potential issue with timing and multiple threads. This issue appears to occur on older GNU/Linux distributions. In fact the issue was not apparent in our testing of GParted 0.16.0 on recent distros.

For more details see Bug 695279 - GParted doesn't compile on RHEL / CentOS 5.9.

Until this problem is resolved we continue to advise using the last stable release of GParted Live, which is GParted Live 0.14.1-6.

Curtis
April 25, 2013


GParted 0.16.0 was released on April 24, 2013.

This release of GParted includes a critical bug fix for a crash that might cause loss of data while moving or copying a partition.  We strongly recommend that all users of GParted 0.15.0 upgrade to GParted 0.16.0 to avoid data loss.  Also included are bug fixes, enhancements and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Avoid crash in GParted when moving or copying partitions

  • Fix GParted scans forever blank disk in virtual machine

  • Add support for f2fs file system

The release notes list all important changes.

WARNING:  Avoid Using GParted 0.15.0 for Partition Moves, Resizes, Copies and Checks

We are investigating reports of intermittent crashes with GParted 0.15.0.
See Bug 697727 - Segfault in livecd Gparted v 0.15.0-3 when copying partition.

The risk of LOSS of DATA is highest when performing partition moves, resizes, copies, and checks. As such we recommend using GParted 0.14.1 for all move, resize, copy, and check operations.

Other operations such as create, delete, format, label, set UUID, and delete might also crash, but these should not result in unexpected data loss, and the operation can be repeated.

Until this problem is resolved we advise using the last stable release of GParted Live, which is GParted Live 0.14.1-6 (note it might be under the folder OldFiles).

We highly recommend that you BACKUP your DATA before using any partitioning tool.

Curtis
April 13, 2013


GParted 0.15.0 was released on March 19, 2013.

The big news with this release is the ability to track live updates of command execution progress.  This should help with determining the status of long running commands by enabling users to see the live command output in the details section of the apply operations window.  This new ability is implemented by a fundamental code change that spawns commands to run asynchronously.  Also included in this release are bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Live tracking of command progress output in the details log

  • Move operations are twice as fast as prior versions

  • Proper cancel support added

  • Volume label length now based on file system type

  • Unallocated space is selected by default

  • New key bindings added:
       - Insert     --> New Partition
       - Ctrl+Enter --> Apply All Operations

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.14.1 was released on December 12, 2012.

This release of GParted includes some important bug fixes and some language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Fix Linux software RAID device detection

  • Fix logical partition grow overlaps extended partition end

The release notes list all important changes.

GParted 0.14.0 was released on October 10, 2012.

The big news with this release of GParted is the ability to move, resize, check, create, and delete physical volumes under Logical Volume Management (lvm2 pv).  Also included are bug fixes and language translation updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Add LVM PV read-write support

  • Fix crash when pressing Esc in dialogs with number entry

The release notes list all important changes.

First of all: sorry about you all having to wait for the forum to come back, but here we are again!

Last Thursday evening one disk in the RAID mirror on the server that hosts the VPS that runs this forum (among other things) was found to corrupt data written to it.  This was reported to the company the server is rented from, and they quickly responded to replace the disk.  Now Murphy got involved, and around the time they replaced it or just after that, the second disk started to fail too, before all the data could be synced to the new disk.  As a result most virtual machines running on the server got corrupted filesystems and we decided that it would be best to re-install all of them.

And Murphy got involved again, as over the past days I had planned/promised to do other things (like a family party & my promise to help my dad putting a new roofing on his garage), which meant I didn't have time to fix everything right away, and it took me a couple of days…

Now everything should work again, but if you still see any strange behaviour or missing posts, please let me know in this thread!

GParted 0.13.1 was released on August 8, 2012.

This release of GParted fixes a failure to mount rescued file systems larger than 2 GiB or file systems that start after the initial 2 GiB of the disk device.  Also includes language translations updates.

Key changes in this release include:

  • Fix failure creating read-only view of rescued file system

The release notes list all important changes.

The GParted web site has been redesigned with a focus on improving the user experience.

Key changes include:

  • Improved readability on small screens

    • Reduced menu items and moved from left-hand-side to top of page.

  • Improved printability of web pages

    • Removed left hand side border previously reserved for menu.

If you encounter any problems with the new web site design then please let us know.

Curtis

I just upgraded the forum and installed new anti-spam measures (plus a couple of other things that might make life for the moderators easier).

Please report any problems or remarks in this thread or on IRC.