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:
Changing the partition type:
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" commandbelow "print":
Removing a partition:
We can remove a partition using the "parted" command below "rm partition_number":