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In Ubuntu, formatting drives is a simple process: simply select it and tell Ubuntu what you want done with it.

My question is; is there any tool as easy as that for Kubuntu?

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KDE Partition Manager is available in the repositories, sudo apt-get install partitionmanager

It is a KDE front end for libparted, the same technology behind Ubuntu's partition manager. It can be used to not just format drives, but also create, resize, and move partitions.

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    Shame there is no 'format' option like GNOME's context menu, though :/ Oct 15, 2010 at 16:30
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    You need to delete and create a new partition in order for effect a format?
    – SabreWolfy
    Oct 22, 2013 at 19:36
  • Does it support encryption?
    – datka
    Apr 18, 2016 at 11:40
  • This did not answer the question. The tool doesn't have a format option at all.
    – Shiv_90
    Nov 10, 2021 at 8:56

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