• Curtis Gedak has announced the release of GParted Live 1.1.0-6, the latest update of the project’s Debian-based, specialist Linux distribution designed for performing disk management and data rescue tasks: “The GParted team is pleased to announce a new stable release of GParted Live. This release includes GParted 1.1.0, updated packages and other improvements. Items of note include: based on the Debian ‘Sid’ repository as of 2020-10-27; Linux kernel updated to 5.9.1. Known issue: GParted Live safe graphic setting Failsafe mode fails to enter graphic mode when booting from UEFI mechanism, while it’s OK when booting from legacy BIOS one. This release of GParted Live has been successfully tested on VirtualBox, VMware, BIOS, UEFI and physical computers with AMD/ATI, NVIDIA and Intel graphics. Note that the default boot options did not display an X Desktop on old Acer Aspire laptops. The workaround is to select Other modes of GParted Live and choose GParted Live (Safe graphics setting, vga-normal).” Here is the short release announcement. GParted Live 1.1.0-6 is can be downloaded from SourceForge (SHA512, signature, pkglist): gparted-live-1.1.0-6-amd64.iso (379MB), gparted-live-1.1.0-6-i686-pae.iso (362MB), gparted-live-1.1.0-6-i686.iso (362MB).

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