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Question about install Ubuntu

Today I tried to reinstall my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS through a USB flash, at first time I chose the default partition plan, then I found that there is no /home partition, and I think remount a /home is much ...
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mounting partition

I am new to ubuntu. I installed it on 750GB harddisk. My problem is that i am not able to access the sda2 partition of my disk. below is the output of sudo fdisk -l: Disk /dev/sda: 750.2 GB, ...
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btrfs - did I just turn RAID1 into RAID10?

I set up a btrfs partition using two 3 TB drives in RAID 1: $ mkfs.btrfs -m raid1 -d raid1 /dev/sdd /dev/sde $ mount /dev/sdd /media/media Copied a bunch of data onto the partition, with the ...
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Resize Partitions on A Remote Server

I have two partitions, one is about 1.8TB (home) and the other is 20GB (root). I want this to be the other way round, 1.8TB (root) and 20GB (home). I've been reading for some time, but am struggling ...
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Ubuntu 10.13 - No Ext2/Ext3 Available

I need to make a DCP (digital cinema package) for a short film of mine. Digital projectors read ext2 or ext3 formatted drives best, so using a Mac I put Ubuntu on a CD and have been booting up the ...
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mv: cannot move '/home' to '/old_home': Read-only filesystem

In 13.10 (saucy), I followed the steps in both of these: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving mv: cannot move `/home' to `/old_home': Device or resource busy But run ...
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Unable to start Ubuntu in dual boot

I was working with Ubuntu 13.10.it was working properly,then i tried to install centOS from liveDVD. First i created 100GB free space after that i boot from live dvd after that Use free space as ...
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How to store LXC container's files in another folder

Well the answer seems to be given on https://help.ubuntu.com/13.04/serverguide/lxc.html#lxc-hostsetup page under Using a separate filesystem for the container store title but it doesn't work for me. ...
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Beginner need help after shrink mistake

I have a RAID5 created with mdadm and over it I have created one LVM volume group with 3 logical volume on it. There is a few weeks I have shrink the larger logical volume to give more space to ...
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Recover data from corrupted Windows partition

I know that Windows file system is corrupted or missing...in fact I can't boot it and when trying to mount it with: sudo mount /dev/sda3 /temp/ -t ntfs i got NTFS signature is missing. Failed to ...
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GParted bricked my USB Drive

I tried to use GParted to rename my USB Drive. Everything appeared to run smoothly, but when I removed the drive and reinserted it, it wouldn't mount. I can see the USB initialisation in dmesg, and ...
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Creating folders on an ext2 unjournaled drive

I'm currently trying to create a writeable folder on a ext2 drive. I took a usb drive and formatted it to ext3 using gparted. Then I went into terminal and wrote in sudo mkfs.ext2 -j -I 128 ...
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Moving Home To New Partition [duplicate]

Greetings ~ I have set up a hard drive partition for data, docs and personal files to prevent losing them in case I ever have to re~install the OS (Ubuntu 12.04). Now I need to move these directories ...
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Can 100% root '/' usage affect on network speed? How to safely free space at root?

I have ubuntu 12.10 server, used mostly as fileserver + router. Some times ago it starts behave very strange, for example file transfer from samba server via 1GB/s link becomes very slow(less than ...
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How to increase size allocated to a user

I am using dual boot with Ubuntu / Windows. I am currently working under Ubuntu and trying to download some files to my desktop. The problem is that the download fails due to insufficient space. ...
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Installing Ubuntu on btrfs over multiple drives

When I installed Ubuntu 13.04, I managed to combine a couple of outdated askubuntu answers, as well as some of the btrfs documentation in order to figure out how to install Ubuntu over two SSDs using ...
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Move a partition out from under scp: why does it carry on?

I was downloading, using scp, a large file from "remote" to "myserver"; it is taking a few hours. It is/was downloading to "~/stuff/". Let's call it "x.tgz". Then, forgetting about that, a little ...
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create two partitons on sd card . make 1 partion read only and other writable?

Here is my use case .. i want to have my files in external storage write protected so that no one can either modify or delete. after some research i found this 3rd party tool can i do something ...
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440 views

How to make entire-disk filesystem with gparted?

With gnome-disk-utility alias palimpsest there is an option to format entire disk with partitioning scheme "none" or something similar. How do I do that in gparted? (? is it the "loop" option ?) Or ...
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How to mount EXT4 drives from another system

I had a testbed 13.04 server which had a boot volume partitioned into three, root, swap and Workspace as well as two other drives running in raid 1. The Workspace and raid volumes were setup using LVM ...
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Trying to mount backup of /dev/sda as ext4 for recovery, fdisk reports invalid partition table

I used dd if=/dev/sda of=~/backup.img where /dev/sda was an ext4 filesystem. I want to perform recovery on it which means I need to mount it as ext4 filesystem using extundelete application. Can ...
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Hard drive in software RAID5 dissapeared

I have 6 HDDs in my box, 2x256Gb ATA OCZ-AGILITY4 SSDs. Each is partitioned into one block of 48Gb and one block of 208Gb. The 48Gb partitions are RAID0 striped and serve as the swap space (md0). ...
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How to fix Incorrect filesystem property information? [duplicate]

My hard drive has four partitions. Windows 80gb Ubuntu Linux 70gb Storage 530gb Recovery 14gb I used Gparted (booted Linux from pen drive) to remove 30 GB from storage and subsequently ...
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Check that filesystem and partition table are in a good state?

I just changed around the partition table of an Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop and everything seems to be working fine. I want to perform similar changes on another (more important) system. The machine boots ...
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Resizing Partions with GParted

So here's the situation: After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Running df -h gives me the following partitions: /dev/loop0 , 29G, 9.3G, 19G, 33%, / udev, 1.9G, 4.0K, 1.9G, 1%, ...
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Creating filesystem from nothing

I need to create filesystem with just one partition from nothing (/dev/zero). I tried this sequence of commands: dd if=/dev/zero of=mountedImage.img bs=512 count=131072 fdisk mountedImage.img n ...
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How do I mount my main internal ext4 drive on a fresh install of Xubuntu 12.04? (Acer c7 320GB HDD)

First of all I am a brand-newbie to linux/ubuntu. Second, I have searched on my own for a way to do this for 4 hours and just can't quite find it or find it explained the right way. I apologize if ...
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Flash drive file system isn't recognized

I recently got this credit/business-card shaped USB flash drive. In windows 7 it's recognized fine, after some drivers are automatically installed (without user interaction) once it's plugged-in. In ...
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How many bytes in 1 block or 1 inode?

I'm trying to specify the amount of disk space for specific user in my Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS System. I manually configure disk quota by editing /etc/fstab and add 2 more option next to the defaults ...
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Non existing Mount Points fails to automount on boot, How to fix this?

I think I've messed up something with my partition mount points. OK, this is the thing. When I have been fresh installing Ubuntu 12.10 from a Live CD, I made all my partitions with ext4 file system ...
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what filesystem should i choose for my HDD?

I am new to linux.few months ago i was using linux in parallel with windows.but it makes my machine pretty slow,so recently i formatted my systemdrive and installed only ubuntu in my machine in one ...
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My Kindle 4 is no longer recognized: how can I get it to work again?

when my Kindle was connected to my Ubuntu laptop it suddenly rebooted.. all the documents are gone and it is no longer recognized by Ubuntu. I have reformatted the partition (fat32) using gparted, ...
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how to use command to create new partition on free space

ON ubuntu. I know I have like 5g free space not been partitioned. I want to create new patition of 2G to ext4 fs. How I can do this? Thanks a lot
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Partitioning File System Drive

When installing Ubuntu I was told to set the size constraints for my File System drive and my... Other Stuff Drive (the official name). However, I slid the slider the wrong way, leaving me with 230gb ...
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A Filesystem not visible [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu parallel to Windows XP from the Wubi windows installer. There are 3 partitions on my storage: C, D and E with windows installed on C, and Ubuntu installed on E When I go to the file ...
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How should I partition my new SSD? (Journaling on another HDD?)

I know this might seem a strange question and I know I should buy a good UPS but I already had had two of them and none of them did a good job. I'm living in a house where many power outages occur ...
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How to check an encrypted disk for errors

During the last installation of Ubuntu I set up full disk encryption using the option on the installer. My disk seems to now have become corrupt, and I'd like to check it for errors. GNOME Disks on ...
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Grub corrupted and etc directory missing

I have a dual installation with Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7. I was in windows, I had to restart my machine and my grub was not loading. I used boot-repair to load my grub. However, my linux ...
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1answer
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Moving Kubuntu from hdd to ssd

I bought a new SSD to install it in my HTPC. Before, I had an HDD with Kubuntu. I would need to copy the files from the / partition from HDD to SSD. To do this, I booted from the Kubuntu livecd, ...
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small sda2 partition between root and swap

I have been trying for a while to figure out the partition scheme on my desktop that was automatically installed by Ubuntu when I installed. I let Ubuntu create the partitions as it saw fit on my ...
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Removing Windows [duplicate]

I've been running Precise and XP in a dual-boot on my laptop for several months now. I'd like to pull the plug on XP and reclaim that wasted NTFS space. What's the easiest way to do that?
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Is there a way to see what content is on which partition?

After trying out Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu by working in them for a few weeks, I have now decided on which distribution to use. Now I want to delete the partitions that holds the versions that I no ...
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“Different filesystems on the same disk” issue on Community Ubuntu Documentation guide

Reading the Partitioning/Home/Moving guide (about to move my /home to a different partition), I came across this notice: If you're moving from Windows and your new home partition is going to be an ...
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Formatting a drive in windows 7 before installing ubuntu from bootable dvd

Pretty simple question i think. I am going to install a 2terabyta SATA drive in my PC, I want to partion it using windows disk manager (a 500gig for Ubuntu the other 1500 for storage) If i choose ...
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Good partition strategy if I want to change distros frequently?

I want to dual-boot Windows 8(already installed) and Ubuntu 12.10. The thing is I would like to try out different distros over the coming months. So my question is what would be a good partition ...
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How to remove one file system without removing data on that partition? [closed]

Well I've got two file systems created on my disk, a primary one occupying around 38 GB, and the other one(which I'm not using and concerned about) occupies 450 GB. Is there a way around to remove the ...
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how can i mount partitons in recovery mode

I am unable to login to my account and I want to back up my data from Documents folder so I need to know how to mount other partitions from recovery mode. How can I do this? mv ...
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HD external error, file system seem damaged, and cannot look file with testdisk/photorec… NTFS

comment: nb:hd=harddisk my hd label kiomiiro-nii (upper case) size from box 750 Gb but in propeties 698 gb. i always use fix drive letter using M: for this hdexternal (i dont have a backup because i ...
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Which file system do I select for sharing files between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04.1?

Presently in the install (USB stick) for 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04.1. Want to have dual-boot capabilities between Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Have partitioned hard drive with Windows System (sda1), Windows OS ...
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Is it possible to convert LVM filesystem back to normal?

My filesystem setup is an LVM setup. I'm wanting to try installing ElementaryOS Luna Beta 1 on its own partition, but unfortunately it doesn't support LVM yet. Is there any easy way to do this?