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This is just a quick personal cheat sheet: treat its contents with caution!
Disk partitioning or disk slicing is the creation of one or more regions on a storage, so that each region can be managed separately.
UEFI/GPT vs BIOS/MBR
Difference between UEFI/GPT and BIOS/MBR: https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Handbook:AMD64/Installation/Disks#Partition_tables
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Gnome front end to GNU parted.
A sure way of modifying partitions, through a live CD-ROM/USB, without losing data:
Don't forget to run
# fsck sdxN after modifying a partition (e.g. partition
before rebooting, in order to make sure there is no leftover disks errors.
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