Refers to the process that sometimes Ubuntu could run after boot, checking the disk drive for errors.

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2 Errors found while checking before installation

I recently bought a new laptop with windows 8.1 installed, and I have been going through the steps to try installing Ubuntu. I am using a USB for installation, and I am coming across a problem. After ...
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Badblocks repairing disk? [duplicate]

Sorry about the name, I have no idea how to describe this in a short phrase. So I had windows crash and it wouldn't boot from the disk, it is a 500gb hitachi 5200rpm drive on an acer aspire 7560. I ...
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Live USB “Check disk for defects” returns defects

I'm trying to use a live USB to dual-boot Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1. I made the disk with pendrivelinux (per instructions on the Ubuntu website). It all completed successfully, I checked the ...
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How do I check the health of a SSD?

We all know that SSDs have a limited predetermined life span. So the question for me is how do I check in (Ubuntu) Linux what the current health status of my SSD is? And maybe an estimation how long ...
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Not able to see the contents of the partition

Suddenly in Ubuntu i am not able to see the contents of one of my partition. They do exist. I am able to see them in Windows but not in Ubuntu. The partition is NTFS. Can anyone please tell how can i ...
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Disk check on booting - 12.10 [duplicate]

Every time i boot my device it's running check disk on disk errors. I just correctly shutdown or reboot my device but it still runs check disk every time. Sometimes when itś done it freezes at a ...
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Quantal analyzes the HD in any boot

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 formating the HDD. Any time that I turn on the PC and boot Ubuntu, it always analyzes my HDD in search for bad blocks. This is what happens: When I turn on the PC and ...
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check hdd for errors and repair

My boot in windows is damaged, i've tried several things and every time (even when i'm trying to format with a clean installation of windows 7, repair disc win7 doesn't work either) i try it gets to a ...
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How to correctly fix a “dirty” NTFS partition without using chkdsk

When I try to do a ntfsck to a NTFS partition I get this: sudo ntfsck /dev/sdb1 Unsupported: replay_log() Volume is dirty. Unsupported: check_volume() Checking 161792 MFT records. Unsupported cases ...
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Problem during boot after disk check [closed]

I have an ASUS F3F notebook, and sometimes ubuntu asks for a disk check during boot and it finishes successfully, but after that nothing happens, I get a black blank screen and I have to shut down the ...
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Why does Ubuntu ask to check my hard drives every so often?

Recently, I've been compelled to restart my computer a lot. When I boot, Ubuntu now starts scanning my hard drives for errors, but assures me that I can cancel if I want by pressing 'c'. Why does ...