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GParted scans through all devices using libparted and third-party tools. It not only reads the partition table, it looks for many things such as for file systems, labels, UUIDs, whether the partition is in use, where the partition is mounted or active, how much free space is available within the file system and within the partition, is the file system ...


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In the worst case, the flash drive has either a defect or has died. I bought three identical Patriot 32GB Supersonic drives from an online retailer and one of them was "write protected" out of the box. I went to the manufacturer's website and, after downloading and trying their own tool just to be sure, they granted an RMA without any fuss about it. I had ...


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The reason why it does not work is that the sda1 partition is 'mounted'. It is accessed by some software and kept in RAM memory for various reasons. It's just like in Windows when some file is being blocked from deletion while accessed/opened by some software. You need to 'unmount' that partition in order to edit it in GParted. This cannot be done from ...


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Yes that's correct! You only erase and install on the disk you assign to this VM. You don't lose data on other disks.


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Thats perfectly fine to choose and will not affect your windows installation in any way, this only sees the allocated file space you have created for the VM.


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I'm trying to mount a drive with: sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 usb That is not the drive you think it is. Look: Update: the command mount responds with: [...] /dev/sda1 on / type ext4 (rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro,data=ordered) [...] /dev/sda1 is already mounted and it is your root drive which contains the main file system of your Ubuntu ...


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You could delete the partition without problems. But if you ever need to recover your windows you need a usb drive or dvd with windows install. This will also cause you to lose all your specific HP software. And also you might need to search for your drivers yourself. No biggy if you know what you're doing. About dual installing: This is the tutorial ...


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Everything you need is in the Something else option when you reach the partitioning menu during the installation process. In there you can select the existing partition you want to use, erase the current contents and instruct the installer to mount it as root partition. This is not the only thing you need to do though since you probably need to create a ...


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It is currently not possible to cancel future operations without cancelling the currently running operation.



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