Linux 101 : Parted - GPT and MBR partitions
Parted is a tool to view, add, modify or delete partitions
Parted supports both MBR and GPT partitioning schemes.
MBR (Master Boot Record ) : used by systems that use the Bios.
GPT (GUID Partition Table) : used by systems that use UEFI.
Checking our disk:
The disk we have, has an MSDOS partition type as shown below, which is the equivalent of MBR:
We change the partition type to GPT using the "parted" command "mklabel":
To choose an MBR partition, we use "mklabel msdos".
Creating a partition:
We create the first primary partition (number 1) with a 100 Megabytes size, and we check its creation with the "parted" command below "print":
Removing a partition:
We can remove a partition using the "parted" command below "rm partition_number":