kvpm 0.5.4

Benjamin Scott benscott at nwlink.com
Mon Jan 26 23:21:12 CET 2009

Name: kvpm
Version: 0.5.4
Type: KDE System Tool
Depend: KDE 4.x
License: GPL
Homepage: http://sourceforge.net/projects/kvpm/
More Info:

 Kvpm is a KDE (version 4) GUI for the Linux
Volume Manager project and
libparted. It needs KDE 4 libraries and headers
installed. It uses the
standard lvm tools and programs to work with
logical volumes. It also
can format volumes and mount them. It uses
libparted to create or delete partitions. LVM
tools MUST be installed for this program to
function. That limitation may be removed soon

This program is currently being developed on lvm

#lvs --version
  LVM version:     2.02.39 (2008-06-27)
  Library version: 1.02.27 (2008-06-25)
  Driver version:  4.13.0

Because kvpm relies on the exact format of the lvm
output it probably won't work correctly with
earlier versions.

The following development headers need to be
installed for compilation:

libparted version 1.8
kdelibs version 4

To compile the source just "cd" into the source
directory then run
"cmake -i" and answer the questions. Next run
"make" and if all goes
well you will have a working executable.

 version 0.5.4
The volume group creation dialog can be called
the "volume group" menu now and create new groups
from multiple physical volumes.

version 0.5.3
The settings menu is partly implemented. The
path for the needed programs such as "vgs" can be

version 0.5.2
mount points are on the main tree view now.
New and blingy "create partition" graphic
like "gparted" has to show the size of a partition
about to be created along with the free space

version 0.5.1
The panels get a more finished look and small
areas (under 1 MiB) of free space are not shown

version 0.5.0
Can create a new partition table.
Better support for GPT disk labels and
a visual make over of the device tab.
Needs cmake version 2.6 or better.
Adds and removes partitions from partition table.

version 0.4.6
Added calls to i18n() for support of translation
to other languages. Some bug fixes and work to
the mount and unmount operations to allow for
overlayed mounting. Help menu for bug reporting

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