Using Linux you always will need to manage hard drives, removable media such as USB drives and SD cards, and more. Many Linux users have got dual-booting, where from Linux they will have to access their Windows hard-drives.
Well, it is important to know that you can do everything with Ubuntu’s Disk Utility, you can resize a partition, remove, create and much more.
You can launch the Disk utility from the Dash menu where you search from “disks” and you click on Disks.
In the bottom you will see information about the current selected partition. here you can add or remove partitions, as well as unmount partitions.
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You can choose between MBR and GPT, well MPR (Master Boot Record) is an old partition format, now new computers usually use GPT (GUID Partition Table), which eliminates the 2TB limitations for a partition.
You can also create images of your drive with Create/Restore Disk Image. Make sure to have enough space when you create an image.
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Next you have Edit Mount Options, where you can choose with filesystem to mount during the bootup.
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You can use Disk Utility to mount ISO images as drives. To do it, click on the Disks menu that appears when you hover your mouse over the panel at the very top and choose Attach Disk Image. Then choose the ISO image you want to mount.
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What’s your preferred way to manage your disks? Let us know in the comments!