[PLUG] Cheat Sheet / Quick Start Guide

Vaibhav Kulkarni netvaibhav at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 21:58:42 PST 2007


On Dec 19, 2007 10:36 AM, श्रीधर नारायण दैठणकर
<ghodechhap at ghodechhap.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday 19 Dec 2007 10:19:23 Vidyadhar Gadgil wrote:
> > Do you really want to put fdisk as a basic command? Imagine the
> > disasters that may follow with newbies.
>
> Yes and no. fdisk has lot of help. And there is cfdisk which is similar to
> fdisk on dos.
>
> But I don't find either fdisk or cfdisk on my centos 4.5 installation. I don't
> recall having them when I played with FC8 live CDs. I ditched FC8 anyways.
>
> So fdisk may not be so much omnipresent as thought.

I guess parted is pretty widely available among distros. And it's
simpler to use too.


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