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F12 gparted & qtparted

As mentioned in my F12 Dual Boot Options page, gparted and qtparted are graphical programs that can be used to create and delete partitions in Linux. Although I rarely use them, since I still prefer PartitionMagic due to its ability to re-size and move Windows, DOS, and (sometimes) Linux partitions, I feel that they are important enough applications that they warrant a separate installation page, however small. To install the applications, use yum:
~> sudo yum install gparted qtparted
Press 'y' when prompted to install the programs and any additional dependencies. After it is installed, source your ~/.bashrc file:
~> source ~/.bashrc
Either program can now be launched from the command prompt. One day, I'd love to see either program be able to robustly re-size and move any type of Linux partition, as I'd finally be able to rid myself of PartitionMagic — more or less the only reason why I still keep a Windows partition floating around on my hard drive. One day. Maybe...