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The GParted team is pleased to announce another stable release of GParted Live.

This release fixes boot and window bar issues when used on VirtualBox. Also included are patches for libparted for FAT file system operations.

Items of note include:
  • Based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2016/Jul/23)
  • Fixes VirtualBox with BIOS boot won't enter X Windows (bug 761343)
  • Fixes window bars missing on VirtualBox
  • Includes patched version of libparted which fixes:
This release of GParted Live has been successfully tested on VirtualBox, VMware, BIOS, UEFI, and physical computers with AMD/ATI, NVidia, and Intel graphics.

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The GParted team is pleased to announce a new stable release of GParted Live.

This release enables the eject CD media prompt when shutting down GParted Live. Also included are patches for libparted for FAT file system operations.

Items of note include:
  • Based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2016/Jul/21)
  • Linux kernel updated to 4.6.4-1
  • Enable ejecting CD feature (bug 768964)
  • Includes patched version of libparted which fixes:
This release of GParted Live has been successfully tested on VirtualBox, VMware, BIOS, UEFI, and physical computers with AMD/ATI, NVidia, and Intel graphics.

NOTE: VirtualBox workarounds: To boot in BIOS mode choose GParted Live "KMS mode", and to fix window manager issues right-click desktop and choose "fluxbox menu -> Restart". See Bug 761343 - GParted LiveCD won't start on VirtualBox... except with EFI enabled.

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The GParted team is pleased to announce a new stable release of GParted Live.

This release includes GParted 0.26.1, patches for libparted for FAT file system operations, and other improvements.

Items of note include:
  • Based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2016/Jun/14)
  • Linux kernel updated to 4.6.1-1
  • Includes GParted 0.26.1 which:
    • Ensure boot loaders work on ext4 < 16 TiB by using 32bit feature
    • Fix core dump crash in OperationDelete::get_partition_new()
  • Includes patched version of libparted which fixes:
  • Includes official e2fsprogs 1.43 release (bug 766693)
This release of GParted Live has been successfully tested on VirtualBox, VMware, BIOS, UEFI, and physical computers with AMD/ATI, NVidia, and Intel graphics.

NOTE: VirtualBox workarounds: To boot in BIOS mode choose GParted Live "KMS mode", and to fix window manager issues right-click desktop and choose "fluxbox menu -> Restart". See Bug 761343 - GParted LiveCD won't start on VirtualBox... except with EFI enabled.

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13 June 2016: GParted 0.26.1

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 include:
  • Ensure boot loaders work on ext4 < 16 TiB by using 32bit feature
  • Fix core dump crash in OperationDelete::get_partition_new()
See the Release Notes for more details.

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Due to an issue discovered with the boot "To RAM" option, the GParted team has released another stable version of GParted Live.

This release includes GParted 0.26.0, patches for libparted for FAT file system operations, and other improvements.

Items of note include:
  • Based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2016/May/05)
  • Linux kernel updated to 4.5.2-1
  • "To RAM" option failed, so reverted to older version of busybox. Ref: Bug 823323
This release of GParted Live has been successfully tested on VirtualBox, VMware, BIOS, UEFI, and physical computers with AMD/ATI, NVidia, and Intel graphics.

NOTE: VirtualBox workarounds: To boot in BIOS mode choose GParted Live "KMS mode", and to fix window manager issues right-click desktop and choose "fluxbox menu -> Restart". See Bug 761343 - GParted LiveCD won't start on VirtualBox... except with EFI enabled.

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The GParted team is pleased to announce a new stable release of GParted Live.

This release includes GParted 0.26.0, patches for libparted for FAT file system operations, and other improvements.

Items of note include:
  • Based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2016/Apr/29)
  • Linux kernel updated to 4.5.1-1
  • Includes GParted 0.26.0 which:
    • implements read-only LUKS support
    • adds progress bars to NTFS, XFS, and EXT2/3/4 file system copy methods
    • fixes operations sometimes fail with "No such file or directory"
  • Includes patched version of libparted which fixes:
  • Disabled hotkey ALT+F5 to avoid killing program accidentally (bug 703400)
  • Added netsurf web browser ca certicates (bug 763976).
This release of GParted Live has been successfully tested on VirtualBox, VMware, BIOS, UEFI, and physical computers with AMD/ATI, NVidia, and Intel graphics.

NOTE: VirtualBox workarounds: To boot in BIOS mode choose GParted Live "KMS mode", and to fix window manager issues right-click desktop and choose "fluxbox menu -> Restart". See Bug 761343 - GParted LiveCD won't start on VirtualBox... except with EFI enabled.

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26 April 2016: GParted 0.26.0

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 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
See the Release Notes for more details.

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