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LVM tools in Ubuntu Jaunty


Jaunty comes with 2 useful tools to setup LVM. KVPM is a KDE based tool, but works fine in gnome. System-config-lvm is gnome based tool that also works well is KDE. KVPM was easier to use. Both tools still require the creation of the lvm partitions before using the tools.

KVPM Disk view


KVPM volume group view


System-config-lvm main view

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