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How to Overcome Partitions On Flash that can not be removed, as a result of using the software “Startup disk Creator”? [duplicate]

At first I wanted to make me into a bootable Linux flash LTS 16.04, After the installation process is finished I want to restore my flash as before. when I checked, it turned my flash partitioned for ...
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I get a warning from Gparted Partition Editor [duplicate]

I get a warning as the app starts up. Libparted warning: The driver descriptor says the physical block size is 2048 bytes, but Linux says it is 512 bytes. What does it mean? Because of this warning,...
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Unable to delete USB Drive partitions (Block size error)

I have been unable to format/delete the partitions on my Sandisk Cruzer Force 32 GB USB Drive. I get the following error when deleting any of the partitions on it. `Error deleting partition /dev/sdd2:...
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Create USB installer to install Ubuntu from the command line?

I'm trying to create a bootable USB image to install Ubuntu on a new computer. I have done this before following the "create USB drive" instructions for Ubuntu desktop, but I don't have an Ubuntu ...
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Can't format my usb drive. I have already tried with mkdosfs and gparted

I have a MicroSD card in a USB adapter (which plugs into a USB port on my machine, and acts like a USB flash drive). I was using Unetbootin to make this a bootable USB flash drive with Kubuntu. But I ...
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Corrupt pendrive after making live Ubuntu installer

I have sandisk 8GB I had kali linux installed. I tried to create Bootable live Ubuntu pendrive. I went to the terminal and issued the following commands: sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=1k ...
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physical block size is 2048 bytes Linux says it is 512 bytes

I tried to attach a 1TB WD Passport external and got the message: Warning: The driver descriptor says the physical block size is 2048 bytes, but Linux says it is 512 bytes. I decided to run the ...
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No installation type when Dualboot Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 (SSD & UEFI)

I know this topic is all over the web, but none of the solution I've found solved my problem. I want to install ubuntu 16.04 LTS in dualboot mode onto a new computer (Lenovo Yoga 910, intel i7-7500u,...
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Problems with installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 from a live USB. After the installation completed, it said I should restart my computer. Then, I was greeted with the grub rescue prompt (error: no such device ....
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Booting from usb just goes back to bios menu [duplicate]

I have gone through the process of installing the boot for usb drive. The drive had no problems when I went through the process. The problem is when I try to boot from the drive it just goes to the ...
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Cannot create bootable USB with partitions

I am trying to create a bootable USB for Ubuntu 16.04.02 in a 128GB USB. I want: Partition for storage (formated as NTFS) of 64 GB accessible from both Windows and Linux Bootable partition (around ...
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How to change hardware for my Ubuntu server 16.04

Folks, I am looking for the easiest way to transfer my OS, without reinstalling everything from one machine to another. Ubuntu is running on a Asus PC with a 500G hard drive and I want it to run on a ...
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GParted shows my 500 GB external hard drive as 1.82 TiB, and now I cant mount or acces it

Well,, I was trying to do a dual boot installation of Windows/Ubuntu. Somewhere I somehow messed up. ( I was constantly formating, partitioning and booting my external 500GB HDD), and now it will not ...
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Ubuntu Live Crashes on MSI GL62 7RD

I bought an MSI GL62 from Amazon, it has a GTX 1050 2GB and 8GB of RAM. Full specs see here. I decided to install Ubuntu on it, but as soon as I enter the "Try Ubuntu Without Installing" it crashes ...