2.3 Command Line Options

When invoked from the command line, Parted supports the following syntax:

# parted [option] device [command [argument]]

Available options and commands follow. For detailed explanations of the use of Parted commands, see Command explanations. Options begin with a hyphen, commands do not:

Options:

-h

--help

display a help message
-s

--script

never prompt the user
-a alignment-type

--align alignment-type

Set alignment for newly created partitions, valid alignment types are: none, cylinder, minimal and optimal.
-v

--version

display the version