gdisk - GPT fdisk text-mode partitioning tool

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename gdisk_1.0.1-1build1_amd64.deb
Package name gdisk
Package version 1.0.1
Package release 1build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category admin
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 189.68 KB
Installed size 746.00 KB
GPT fdisk (aka gdisk) is a text-mode partitioning
tool that works on Globally Unique Identifier
(GUID) Partition Table (GPT) disks, rather than
on the more common (through 2009)
Master Boot Record (MBR) partition tables.


Package Version Architecture Repository
gdisk_1.0.1-1build1_i386.deb 1.0.1 i386 Ubuntu Main
gdisk - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libncursesw5 >= 6
libpopt0 >= 1.14
libstdc++6 >= 5.2
libtinfo5 >= 6
libuuid1 >= 2.16


Type URL
Binary Package gdisk_1.0.1-1build1_amd64.deb
Source Package gdisk

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install gdisk deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install gdisk




2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <>
gdisk (1.0.1-1build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses6 transition.
2015-10-23 - Guillaume Delacour <>
gdisk (1.0.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release, drop included patches:
- set_default_partition_type-test.diff
- kfreebsd_character_devices.diff
- test_exit_condition.diff
- fix-change_disk_uid-test.diff
- dep8_dd_stderr.diff
- bug-1285197.diff
- enable_make_test.diff
2015-07-18 - Guillaume Delacour <>
gdisk (1.0.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ William Grant ]
* debian/patches/bug-1285197.diff: Don't leave suffix uninitialised when
none was passed to IeeeToInt. Fixes incorrect partition boundaries and
other failures on ppc64el and possibly other architectures.
2015-05-29 - Guillaume Delacour <>
gdisk (1.0.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Remove no more need transitional package gdisk-noicu
2015-05-10 - Guillaume Delacour <>
gdisk (1.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- drop Fixed-bug-that-caused-spurious-1-exit-condition-in-g.patch
- refresh manpages.diff
- Remove the beta note in debian/control Description field
* Bump to Standards-Version 3.9.6 (no changes needed)
* Add dep8 tests + patch to redirect dd stderr to /dev/null
* debian/patches/enable_make_test.diff: Update header to respect DEP-3
2015-03-12 - Guillaume Delacour <>
gdisk (0.8.10-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ intrigeri ]
* Fixed-bug-that-caused-spurious-1-exit-condition-in-g.patch: new patch,
cherry-picked from upstream, that fixes spurious non-zero exit code
in many cases. (Closes: #779797)
[ Guillaume Delacour ]
* Test partition table creation return code in upstream testsuite just to
be sure the bug is fixed
2014-07-20 - Guillaume Delacour <>
gdisk (0.8.10-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release:
- libicu support has been removed by upstream
- drop all libicu related Debian patches and files.
- gdisk-noicu is now replaced by gdisk
- document all this changes in debian/NEWS.
* Build-Depends on ncurses with wide character support (libncursesw5-dev)
instead of libncurses5-dev and include <ncursesw/ncurses.h> instead of
<ncurses.h> in cgdisk (debian/patches/ncursesw5.diff)
* Enable parallel building and use dpkg-buildflags instead of
* debian/patches/enable_make_test.diff: Add a test target to upstream
Makefile instead of overriding dh_auto_test
* Refresh patch debian/patches/manpages.diff
* Drop unnecessary debian/patches/gdisk_binary_dir.diff
* gdisk.lintian-overrides: Re-add as fixparts false positive against fortify
2013-12-20 - Guillaume Delacour <>
gdisk (0.8.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #729958)
* debian/patches/set_default_partition_type-test.diff don't use a kernel
dependent default gpt type when creating a partition (Closes: #729957)
* Bump to Standards-Version 3.9.5 (no changes needed)
* *.lintian-overrides: Removed as fixparts use fortified functions
* Refresh patch debian/patches/manpages.diff (hyphen as minus)

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