GParted Changelog

New in version 0.21.0

January 26th, 2015
  • Key changes include:
  • Fix off by one sector error in GParted internal block copy
  • Add support for ext4 on RHEL/CentOS 5.x
  • Remove unnecessary duplicate actions when resizing a partition
  • Bug Fixes:
  • Fix off by one sector error in GParted internal block copy (#742920)
  • Add support for ext4 on RHEL/CentOS 5.x (#738706)
  • Add ReFS file system detection (#738471)
  • Use pkg-config to check for version of libparted (#740004)
  • Remove unnecessary duplicate actions when resizing a partition (#741211)
  • Correctly capitalise GNOME in the Manual and man page (#739805)
  • Allow creation of reiser4 file systems on Linux 3.x (#742511)
  • Add keywords in .desktop file to improve application discovery

New in version 0.20.0 (October 20th, 2014)

  • This release of GParted improves resizing multi-device btrfs file systems.
  • Add GRUB 2 restoration steps to help manual.
  • Also included are language translation updates.

New in version 0.19.1 (July 15th, 2014)

  • Prevent crash caused by cross thread write after free in _OnReadable()

New in version 0.19.0 (June 10th, 2014)

  • This release of GParted includes some important bug fixes and language translation updates.
  • Refactor OperationDetail to address random crash behavior.
  • Make partition information dialog viewable on 800x600 screens.

New in version 0.18.0 (February 20th, 2014)

  • Fix partition size less than ext2/3/4, ntfs, reiserfs file system
  • Prevent crash when creating new partition on disk with loop label

New in version 0.17.0 (December 10th, 2013)

  • Add support for online resize:
  • requires patched version of libparted, kernel >= 3.6, and a config flag
  • See README for more details
  • Recognize Linux Swap Suspend and Software RAID partitions
  • Fix busy detection for Linux Software RAID and extended partitions
  • Fix systemctl runtime mask to prevent automounting partitions

New in version 0.16.2 (September 19th, 2013)

  • Key changes include:
  • Fix crash if click apply before pending operations fully displayed
  • Fix FAT16/32 labels are sometimes shown corrupted
  • Fix regression - linux-swap resize broken
  • Fix to not hide the progress of the tools used - ntfsresize (#697662)
  • Bug Fixes:
  • Fix crash if click apply before pending operations fully displayed (#699452)
  • Enable .desktop prompt for root on default openSUSE installation (#699626)
  • Fix FAT16/32 labels are sometimes shown corrupted (#700228)
  • Combine duplicate code for fat16/fat32
  • Fix setting the backup boot sector when resizing NTFS (#701075)
  • Requires a future version of ntfs-3g with enhanced ntfsresize
  • Enables whole partition use when resizing ext2/3/4, ntfs and reiserfs
  • Set NTFS minimum partition size to 2 MiB (#697848)
  • Make include guards unique (#539297)
  • Remove unused read-only functionality from internal block copy
  • Ensure running GParted is named correctly under GNOME Shell (#705323)
  • Clear btrfs file system super block mirror copies too (#705426)
  • Prepare for btrfs tools using IEC prefix multipliers (#706914)
  • Add create_with_label flag to FS structure (#701569)
  • Inhibit systemd automounting (#701676)
  • Only permit one GParted instance to run at a time
  • Stop using "locate" for gnome-doc-utils check in autogen.sh (#702040)
  • Fix name changes in dosfstools 3.0.18+ breaking FAT16/32 support (#704629)
  • Fix to not hide the progress of the tools used - ntfsresize (#697662)
  • Fix regression - linux-swap resize broken (#706604)
  • Update Help Manual with GPT flags and Force Cancel button (#707070)
  • Add missing colon to label in en_CA translation (#685735)
  • Ensure active tense of mount menu option in en_CA translation (#694700)

New in version 0.16.1 (May 1st, 2013)

  • This version includes another critical bugfix for a potential crash that might cause loss of data while moving or copying a partition.
  • It is strongly recommended that all users of GParted 0.15.0 and 0.16.0 upgrade to GParted 0.16.1 to avoid data loss.

New in version 0.16.0 (April 25th, 2013)

  • Avoid crash in GParted when moving or copying partitions
  • Fix GParted scans forever blank disk in virtual machine
  • Add support for f2fs file system