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A Python API for linux sfdisk utility

Note: Module will work only on Linux OS’es, required executables used in this module: * sudo * lsblk * sfdisk * pxz * tar * partclone

Please ensure that you have installed above


git clone
sudo pip install ./


import pysfdisk

Create block device object for the disk

disk = pysfdisk.BlockDevice(path='/dev/nvme0n1')

Optionally, if not using root and sudo is available, use this

disk = pysfdisk.BlockDevice(path='/dev/nvme0n1', use_sudo=True)

Partitions information is automatically loaded


Read partitions table.


Create compressed archive from all partitions."mbr_file", target_dir="/home/user/Desktop")

For more examples please use files in the example directory


pysfdisk is licensed under GPL v2.


  • pre-alpha 0.0.1 2016 - Matt Comben

  • GA 1.0.0 2020 - Tomasz Szuster

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