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swap partion problem

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 from a DVD using 'Install alongside Windows 7. The whole installation went smoothly with no problem. When I restarted I got a message while showing Ubuntu logo: ...
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1answer
209 views

How to create swap file on ext4

My friend whats to create a 4GB swap file on his ext4 file system. because he is using a chromebook acer c7 the way he installed he did not have a chance to specify swap partition and now he want to ...
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2answers
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why I have 2 swap paritions?

I'm new in using Ubuntu, I just installed ubuntu 12.10 and everytime I start up the pc, a message tell me that the drive /dev/mapper/ubuntu-swap_1 is not ready yet or not present . This is my ...
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I broke hibernate when I set two distros to use the same swap space

I use Ubuntu as my primary OS, but I have also installed Fedora to see what all the hype is about. I made the stupid decision of making them share swap space, not thinking of the consequences on ...
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2answers
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Swap partition does not mount on restart

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and was trying to enable Hibernate.I came across that one should have Swap Partition equivalent to RAM in system so created one. My file system information on sudo fdisk -l ...
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Adding a new swap file. How to edit fstab to enable swap after reboot?

I've deleted my existing swap partition due to some partitioning problem. I don't have a swap space now so I've created a swap file with: dd if=/dev/zero of=/root/myswapfile bs=1M count=1024 Here's ...
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1answer
441 views

Swap partition is being corrupted by running Ubuntu from a USB stick

The question I have is a little complicated, I'll try to walk you through the problem: Basically, I installed Ubuntu 11.10 onto a USB thumb drive that I formatted as an ext2 partition. I didn't want ...
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1answer
641 views

Ubuntu can't mount swap from RAID1

I have just built a new server to host a minecraft server. I have two hdds that are in hardware raid 1, and I have installed Ubuntu Server 11.04 on those disks. My problem is that anytime I reboot I ...
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2answers
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System Never Finishes Booting

I'm using ubuntu 10.10 dual boot with XP. I planned to increase the size of swap partition. So I delete the swap partition. And I move the partition right so that swap partition can get 2 GB. Then ...
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2answers
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Why can't I mount a swap partition?

When I try to sudo swapon -a i get this message: swapon: /dev/sdb4: read swap header failed: Invalid argument sdb4 is where my swap partition is. sudo blkid gives back this: /dev/sdb1: ...
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System not mounting swap partition

This is my first time using Ubuntu (Natty 11.04), and I'm having a problem. Even though the swap partition exists, and set to load in fstab, it's still not being mounted. fdisk returns this for the ...