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After partition tool GParted is done with the partitioning, I looked at the details and the further details of each action by clicking on them.

To save it as a record, I took 2 screen snapshots too (using the Screenshot tool), and it is said to be stored on /root. So after that, I reboot to Win7 (or can reboot to Ubuntu 9.04).

At this point, where can the files be located, as /root was there when GParted was running with Debian. thanks.

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GParted is a boot CD, so its file-system is local and resides in memory, and is lost after it terminates.

You must save the screenshots on a real disk.

I quote from HOWTO backup any output from the livecd:

Open a terminal from the panel, by clicking the terminal icon and then type the following :

fdisk -ul > myfile.txt

plug your usb key and type :

fdisk -l | grep sd*

search for your just plugged key : it could be something like sda1, or if you have sata or scsi hard disk, it could be sdb1 or even sdc1... try to guess : may be you could unplug your key and run the "fdisk -l" command again to see the differences...
Imagine your key is plugged on sdb1, then type :

mkdir /tmp/usb
mount /dev/sdb1 /tmp/usb
cp myfile.txt /tmp/usb
ls /tmp/usb (there you MUST see myfile.txt !)
umount /tmp/usb

unplug your key and plug it on your pc (after you have booted your OS), to get the file.

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To add to that: the screen captures the question asker created have been lost. But I guess one can start GParted again, just to view the current settings, and then make new screen captures. –  Arjan Oct 28 '09 at 8:18

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