GParted, the open source, free and popular partition editing software, has been updated to version 1.4, a version that brings new features and various improvements.

About 1.3 months after GParted 11, this update brings additional tagging support for mounted btrfs, EXT2, EXT3, EXT4 and XFS file systems. It also adds detection of JBD external EXT3 and EXT4 log, ability to check copy destination instead of source, and cache detection.

Other features coming in this release include adding accessibility relationships for screen readers like Orca, updating additional receiver methods to use fixed-reference return, and adding initial Indonesian translations of the help guide.

GParted is now more stable

GParted 1.4 improves the detection of mount points for encrypted file systems, and fixes the creation of partitions if partitions are present before sector 2048. Similarly, it fixes an unmounting error when unmounting a drive under a mount point, and fixes a crash when swiping in the drive selection dropdown.

Finally, this release fixes the DocBook markup tag translations of the User's Guide while also updating multiple language translations. For more details on the changes included in GParted 1.4 to the change log You can browse.

Currently, the relevant update is not reflected in the Pardus repositories. If you want to try it now, from this page You can download the source file (as a tarball) and use it by compiling it on your system.

If you want to edit, split, merge, delete, remove or reformat partitions, GParted is installed by default on many live GNU/Linux distributions.