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Help Required for Gparted

osama.mansoor Posts: 5
edited May 2016 in New to Linux


I am new in linux and stuck in a situation , I have Oracle Unbreakable Linux 6.5.I am trying to install & configure gparted on one of my linux machine to re-size disk its not working i just stuck at end of steps , i take help from below site.


I already installed by "yum install" command also full fill all required pre-requites like set up EPEL repository, but issue comes when i try to launch Gparted which mention in last of below link

[root@starwind gparted]# ls AUTHORS compose COPYING-DOCS gnome-doc-utils.make gparted.desktop.in.in HACKING m4 po testbuild.sh autogen.sh configure.ac data gparted gparted.doap help Makefile.am README ChangeLog COPYING doc gparted.appdata.xml.in gparted.in include NEWS src [root@starwind gparted]# ./autogen.sh /usr/bin/gnome-autogen.sh checking for autoconf >= 2.53... testing autoconf2.50... not found. testing autoconf... found 2.63 checking for automake >= 1.9... testing automake-1.11... found 1.11.1 checking for libtool >= 1.4.3... testing libtoolize... not found. ***Error***: You must have libtool >= 1.4.3 installed to build gparted. Download the appropriate package for from your distribution or get the source tarball at http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/libtool/libtool-1.4.3.tar.gz [root@starwind gparted]# ./configure.ac -bash: ./configure.ac: Permission denied


  • arochester
    arochester Posts: 368

    Why are you compiling from source and not just installing from Repository?

    What distributions of Linux are you using?


  • osama.mansoor

    arochester : Thanks for reply but very new in linux i donot understand difference between "Why are you compiling from source and not just installing from Repository?"

    I have Oracle Linux Unbreakable 6.5

  • arochester
    arochester Posts: 368

    Connect to the Internet

    Open a Terminal

    Try: rpm –ivh gdebi.rpm



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