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It seems that the eXpert mode in fdisk is no longer available. When I try sudo fdisk -x, terminal returns "fdisk: invalid option -- 'x'" I have fdisk from util-linux 2.24.1 Is this a "feature"?

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What feature from eXpert mode you are missing ? – SHW May 22 '14 at 6:36
And in which version did you have a commandline option to directly go to expert mode? As far as I can remember you always needed to input x to the command prompt once started to get there. – Anthon May 22 '14 at 6:54
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The x option is available only in interactive mode not as an parameter to fdisk command. For example:

sudo fdisk /dev/sda

Then press x at the Command (m for help): and the prompt should change to:

Expert command (m for help):

I'm using same version of fdisk.

fdisk -v
fdisk from util-linux 2.24.1
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