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Using ubuntu 10.10 live usb. When atempting to open gparted (sudo gparted in a terminal), its window gets stuck a few seconds and disappears (i noticed that it closes when it's searching for /dev/sda/ partitions). After a while a window appears telling gparted closed unexpectedly and asking to restart it. Choosing this option won't do any effect. Typing sudo fdisk -l in a terminal does show a list of the drives and partitons correctly. Any ideas? Thanks

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Can you list the partitions from the terminal with: sudo fdisk -l ? – João Pinto Jan 8 '11 at 17:40
i can list them, yes. – user4175 Jan 10 '11 at 15:12
I have the same problem. I think it's because gparted tries to do something with the usb drive (which contains the system). When I plugged out the usb drive, gparted started. – user10254 Feb 5 '11 at 22:21
Stacktrace – Skatz Feb 5 '11 at 22:22

Make sure you open gksu gparted with Alt+F2 or sudo gparted on a terminal.

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of course, i do. – user4175 Jan 8 '11 at 16:15
sudo gparted worked for me! Thank you aldomann – user9970 Jan 31 '11 at 17:53
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PROBLEM SOLVED. Just used gparted through fedora 14. It worked right there.

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