GNOME Disks

GNOME Disks is a graphical front-end for udisks included in the "gnome-disk-utility" package.[3] It can be used for partition management, S.M.A.R.T. monitoring, benchmarking, and software RAID (until v. 3.12).[4] An introduction is included in the GNOME Documentation Project.

GNOME Disks
Original author(s)Red Hat
Developer(s)David Zeuthen
Stable release
3.34.2[1] (25 November 2019 (2019-11-25)) [±]
Preview release
3.35.2[2] (24 November 2019 (2019-11-24)) [±]
Repository
Written inC
Operating systemLinux
PlatformGNOME
Size1.4 MB
Available inMultilingual
TypePartition editor
LicenseLGPL v2+
Websitewiki.gnome.org/Apps/Disks

Disks used to be known as GNOME Disk Utility or palimpsest Disk Utility. Udisks was named DeviceKit-disks in earlier releases. DeviceKit-disks is part of DeviceKit which was planned to replace certain aspects of HAL. HAL and DeviceKit have been deprecated.

GNOME Disks has been included by default in several Linux distributions including Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Trisquel, Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6[5] and CentOS.

See also

References

  1. Petridis, Jordan (25 Nov 2019). "GNOME 3.34.2 Released". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 14 Dec 2019.
  2. Catanzaro, Michael (24 November 2019). "GNOME 3.35.2 released". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 29 November 2019.
  3. Richard Petersen (December 1, 2010), Fedora 14: Administration and Security, Surfing Turtle Press, pp. 147–, ISBN 978-1-936280-23-0
  4. "Disk Utility management for GNOME".
  5. "Storage". Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Documentation. Redhat. Retrieved 21 December 2011.
  6. "udisks2 readme".
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