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Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 12:01

Disk utility is a important application in computing, disk utility is tools for formating, partitioning, and manage harddrive or removable storage such flash drive/disk drive. To manage harddrive mapping Ubuntu 10.04 provide a powerfull disk utility which defaultly installed named  'disk utility', to start using this program we can go to system > administration > disk utulity.

 Ubuntu disk utility can do following activity :
  • Benchmark Harddrive and Removable Device
Utility to check how fast your storage to read and write data, you can use this utility to compare a performance form one to another.
  • Smart Data Self test
Smart data would check and show us the disk healty using attribute and its assessement. using his utility we can llook after harddrive temperature and bad sectors.
  • Mount/unmount  device
This utility is for mount and unmount device.
  • Check and repair filesystem
Utility for check and repair file system, some activity may cause lost of data, especialy for this action please backup your data
  • Edit Partition
Edit partition is for resize partition, change a file system type, marge a multiple partition.
  • Format Partiton
This action is for clean all partition table and schema in a partition then make a new one.
  • Edit File System Label, and
This action is for rename a partition name or lable.
  • Delete Partition
This action is for delete a partition table.
To do activity above just click the partition and chose operations to be performed, some point is the drive must be unactivated before start doing action above (*unmount).