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How to create a swap partition (no free space left) [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu on one partition which utilizes all disk space (if we're ignoring the NFTS partitions). I forgot to define a swap partition. How do I make a swap partition after installation? I ...
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How do I add swap after system installation?

I did not create a swap partition during Ubuntu installation. Later, I freed up some space and made a swap partition. Now after each boot up, I am manually opening gparted to right-click the swap ...
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How can I hibernate on Ubuntu 16.04?

How should I successfully hibernate Ubuntu 16.04? I've tried almost every solution on the web but non of them was actually helpful. I found my problem almost completely similar to this one
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How do I find out if I have a swap partition on my hard drive?

I used the 12.04 live cd to install Ubuntu over my Windows 7 partition and deleted everything so I just have Ubuntu on my laptop. But since during the installer I chose the simple "erase entire disk" ...
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How can I quickly make a large file?

What is a quick and easy way to make a file that is, say, 2 GB in size?
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Put swap on SSD or HDD?

New installation coming up. 120gb SSD for OS and HOME and 1tb HDD for storage. 16gb of ram which means 16gb of swap if I recall correctly. SSD space is too valuable for a swap partition right? If my ...
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swap partition vs swap file

I was reading the new changes with Ubuntu 17.04 and one caught my eye which was moving from the typical swap partition model to a new swap file model for new installs. Are there benefits for using ...
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Do I need swap with new SSD?

Am about to upgrade to new SSD and thinking through partition migration process. Will I need SWAP with an SSD? I have 8GB RAM and an i5 processor.
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ImageMagick convert and low RAM

Please consider the following command for the imagemagick package: sudo convert -resize 460x200 /path/to/test1.jpg /path/to/test2.jpg Now test1.jpg is a fairly large image (12.5MB), but not unheard ...
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how can I increase my RAM size with a swap partition? [duplicate]

Presently my RAM is 2GB. I heard that in linux we can get extra memory to RAM from the harddisk by using swap partition. What is the procedure for that? here in the pics i'm giving my system info.
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Hibernation failed due to insufficient Swap partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adding swap partition after system installation I got 8GB RAM on my laptop but only partitioned 1GB for swap, now the hibernation cannot be achieved even if I use sudo pm-...
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Enlarge swap partition without disturbing anything!

I'm having a few issues with 12.04 right now when manipulating large image files, which never used to occur when doing the same with 10.04. I noticed when I clean-installed that the swap partition it ...
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Without having swap partition how to hibernate using only “SWAP FILE”

I found answer near to this question but not exact answer in Ubuntu-forums.I found answer to How to create swap partition after installing Ubuntu. How to create or add swap file to existing swap ...
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Is my computer slow due to lack of swap

A few months ago, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside with Windows 7 on my Asus EEE-PC 1015bx. It has a tendency of freezing and when trying to investigate I found that a swap partition of only 256 MB ...
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How to re-enable hibernate option?

I had enabled "hibernate" option in my Ubuntu 12.10 few months back by adding the following lines to /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.enable-hibernate.pkla: [Re-enable hibernate by ...

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