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DistroWatch.com: Parted Magic

Parted Magic

Last Update: 2017-06-12 21:53 UTC


Parted Magic is a small live CD/USB/PXE with its elemental purpose being to partition hard drives. Although GParted and Parted are the main programs, the CD/USB also offers other applications, such as Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, ddrescue, etc. In August 2013 the distribution became a commercial product and is no longer available as a free download.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 115 (92), 6 months: 110 (107), 3 months: 125 (82), 4 weeks: 72 (138), 1 week: 68 (135)

Average visitor rating: 9/10 from 5 review(s).


Parted Magic Summary
Distribution Parted Magic
Home Page http://partedmagic.com/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://forums.partedmagic.com/
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation --
Screenshots http://partedmagic.com/screenshots/DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://partedmagic.com/downloads/LinuxTracker.org
Bug Tracker --
Related Websites  
Reviews 2013: Linux Za Sve (Croatian)
6.x: Linux UserTechNewsWorld
5.x: Linux User
3.x: Linuxsysconfig
1.x: LWN
Where To Buy PartedMagic.com

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2017-06-12: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2017_06_12
 • 2017-01-09: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2017_01_08
 • 2016-10-18: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2016_10_18
 • 2016-04-26: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2016_04_26
 • 2016-01-08: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2016_01_06
 • 2015-01-14: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2015_01_13
 • 2014-01-05: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2014_01_04
 • 2013-09-28: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2013_09_26
 • 2013-08-01: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2013_08_01
 • 2013-06-15: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2013_06_14
 • 2013-05-02: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2013_05_01
 • 2013-03-01: Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2013_02_28
 • More Parted Magic releases...

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Feature 2017_06_12 2016_10_18 2015_11_13 2014_11_19 2013_11_11 2012_12_25 2011_12_30 6.7 5.10 4.11 4.0 3.7 3.0 2.2 1.9 Feature
Release Date 2017-06-12 2016-10-18 2015-11-13 2014-11-19 2013-11-11 2012-12-25 2011-12-30 2011-10-02 2011-02-16 2010-06-14 2009-04-04 2009-02-25 2008-07-25 2008-05-07 2007-10-26 Release Date
End Of Life                               End Of Life
Price (US$) 9 9 10 5 5 Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
CDs 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 CDs
Free Download -- -- -- -- -- ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Installation
Default Desktop Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Xfce Xfce Xfce Default Desktop
Package Management -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Package Management
Office Suite -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Office Suite
Processor Architecture i486, i686, x86_64 i486, i686, x86_64 i486, i686, x86_64 i486, i686, x86_64 i486, i686, x86_64 i486, i686, x86_64 i486, i686, x86_64 i486, i686, x86_64 i486 i486 i486 i486 i486 i486 i486 Processor Architecture
Journaled File Systems -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Journaled File Systems
Multilingual de, en, fr, it, no, pl, pt, ru de, en, fr, it, no, pl, pt, ru de, en, fr, it, no, pl, pt, ru de, en, fr, it, no, pl, pt, ru de, en, fr, it, no, pl, pt, ru de, en, fr, it, no, pl, pt, ru de, en, fr, it, no, pl, pt, ru de, en, fr, it, no, pl, pt, ru de, en, fr, it, no, pl, pt, ru en en en en en en Multilingual
Asian Language Support ja, zh_CN, zh_TW ja, zh_CN, zh_TW ja, zh_CN, zh_TW ja, zh_CN, zh_TW ja, zh_CN, zh_TW ja, zh_CN, zh_TW ja, zh_CN, zh_TW ja, zh_CN, zh_TW ja, zh_CN, zh_TW -- -- -- -- -- -- Asian Language Support
Full Package List                         3.0     Full Package List
Package 2017_06_12 2016_10_18 2015_11_13 2014_11_19 2013_11_11 2012_12_25 2011_12_30 6.7 5.10 4.11 4.0 3.7 3.0 2.2 1.9 Package
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.4.1) 1.1.1 1.1.1 1.0.27.2 1.0.27.2 1.0.27.2 1.0.26 1.0.24.1 1.0.24.1 1.0.23 1.0.21a -- -- -- -- -- alsa-lib (1.1.4.1)
ati-driver (16.40) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ati-driver (16.40)
bash (4.4) 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.2.48 3.2.48 3.2.48 3.2 3.2 3.2 bash (4.4)
bind (9.11.1-P1) 9.10.4-P8 9.10.4-P3 9.9.1-P1 9.9.1-P1 9.9.1-P1 9.9.1-P1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.11.1-P1)
chromium (59.0.3071.109) -- -- 46.0.2490.80 -- -- -- -- -- -- 7.0.517.0 -- -- -- -- -- chromium (59.0.3071.109)
cups (2.2.3) 2.1.4 2.1.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- cups (2.2.3)
dhcp (4.3.5) 4.3.4 4.3.4 4.2.1-P1 4.2.1-P1 4.2.1-P1 4.2.1-P1 4.2.0 4.2.0 4.2.0 4.1.1 4.1.0 4.1.0 -- -- -- dhcp (4.3.5)
e2fsprogs (1.43.4) 1.43.3 1.43.3 1.42.13 1.42.12 1.42.8 1.42.5 1.41.14 1.41.14 1.41.14 1.41.11 1.41.4 1.41.4 1.41.0 1.40.5 1.40.2 e2fsprogs (1.43.4)
firefox (54.0) 52.1.0 49.0 42.0 33.1.1 24.1.0 17.0 9.0.1 6.0.2 3.6.13 -- 3.0.8 3.0.6 3.0.1 2.0.0.4 -- firefox (54.0)
freetype (2.8) 2.6.3 2.5.0.1 2.5.0.1 2.5.0.1 2.5.0.1 2.4.10 2.4.4 2.4.4 2.4.2 2.3.11 2.3.7 2.3.7 2.3.5 2.3.4 2.3.4 freetype (2.8)
gcc (7.1.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gcc (7.1.0)
gimp (2.8.22) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gimp (2.8.22)
glibc (2.25) 2.19 2.19 2.19 2.19 2.17 2.15 2.13 2.13 2.11.1 2.11.1 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.3.6 glibc (2.25)
gnome-shell (3.24.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.24.2)
gnucash (2.6.16) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (2.6.16)
gnumeric (1.12.34) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.34)
grub (2.02) 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 1.98 1.98 1.98 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 grub (2.02)
gtk+ (3.22.16) 2.24.31 2.24.31 2.24.20 2.24.20 2.24.18 2.24.10 2.24.4 2.24.4 2.18.7 2.18.7 2.16.0 2.14.6 2.12.9 2.12.9 2.10.12 gtk+ (3.22.16)
httpd (2.4.26) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.26)
inkscape (0.92.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.1)
k3b (17.04.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (17.04.2)
kmod (24) 23 23 21 17 15 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (24)
libgnome (2.32.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- libgnome (2.32.1)
libreoffice (5.3.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- libreoffice (5.3.4)
linux (4.11.6) 4.11.4 4.8.2 4.2.6 3.17.3 3.10.11 3.6.10 3.1.6 3.0.4 2.6.37 2.6.32.15 2.6.28.7 2.6.28.7 2.6.26 2.6.24.3 2.6.23 linux (4.11.6)
Package 2017_06_12 2016_10_18 2015_11_13 2014_11_19 2013_11_11 2012_12_25 2011_12_30 6.7 5.10 4.11 4.0 3.7 3.0 2.2 1.9 Package
lxde-common (0.99.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lxde-common (0.99.2)
mariadb (10.2.6) 5.5.40 5.5.40 5.5.40 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.2.6)
mate-desktop (1.18.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.18.0)
mesa (17.1.3) 13.0.6 12.0.1 11.0.5 10.2.9 9.1.7 9.0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mesa (17.1.3)
mysql (5.7.18) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (5.7.18)
nautilus (3.24.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- nautilus (3.24.1)
NVIDIA (381.22) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (381.22)
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 3.6.1 3.6.1 3.5.2 3.5.2 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.4.11 3.4.11 3.4.7.2 3.4.7.2 3.4.7.2 3.4.7.2 3.4.7.2 openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (8u131) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (8u131)
openssh (7.5p1) 7.4p1 7.3p1 6.7p1 6.7p1 6.2p2 6.1p1 5.9p1 5.9p1 5.6p1 5.5p1 5.1p1 5.1p1 5.1p1 -- -- openssh (7.5p1)
openssl (1.1.0f) 1.0.2k 1.0.2j 1.0.1p 1.0.1j 1.0.1e 1.0.1c 0.9.8l 0.9.8l 0.9.8l 0.9.8l 0.9.8i 0.9.8i 0.9.8h -- -- openssl (1.1.0f)
perl (5.26.0) 5.22.2 5.22.2 5.18.1 5.18.1 5.16.1 5.16.1 5.12.1 5.12.1 5.12.1 5.10.1 -- -- -- -- -- perl (5.26.0)
php (7.1.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (7.1.6)
plasma-desktop (5.10.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.10.2)
postfix (3.2.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postfix (3.2.2)
postgresql (9.6.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (9.6.3)
Python (3.6.1) 2.7.13 2.7.11 2.7.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Python (3.6.1)
qt (5.9.0) 5.6.1 5.6.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- qt (5.9.0)
samba (4.6.5) 4.4.14 4.4.5 4.1.16 3.6.8 3.5.14 3.5.14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- samba (4.6.5)
systemd (233) -- -- -- -- -- 190 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (233)
thunderbird (52.2.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- thunderbird (52.2.1)
vim (8.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vim (8.0)
vlc (2.2.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vlc (2.2.6)
xfdesktop (4.12.3) 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.0 xfdesktop (4.12.3)
xorg-server (1.19.3) 1.19.3 1.18.4 1.17.4 1.15.2 1.14.4 1.13.1 1.9.5 1.9.5 1.7.7 1.6.3 1.4.2 1.4.2 1.4.2 1.4.0.90 1.3.0 xorg-server (1.19.3)

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Version: 3.0
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-05-21
Votes: 5


Stable, serious, fast, detailled ... to keep with himself everytime .. to repair or to boot on another computer.


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Version: 2015_11_13
Rating: 8
Date: 2017-05-14
Votes: 2


Excellent toolkit and live desktop distro that is smooth and lightweight. Thoughtful compilation of disk recovery and system tools, with some custom scripts. Slackware based. Worth paying for but the annual subscription is pricey and the one-time downloads quickly go out of date from a security perspective.


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Version: 2016_10_18
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-04-13
Votes: 1


I wish it was free. It was free. But not any more. But this one is a gotta have. I have gotten myself out of some many jams I can't tell you. The grub repair is worth the money, works and it fast. Not terminal or scripts or anything like that. And it will allow you to grab stuff of a HD even if that HD will not boot.

You need this one in your tool bag. Pay Patrick the $$$ and get it.

But I wish it was free like it used to be.


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