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what file systems are compatible with Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I am looking at buying a large (2TB or larger) external drive for backups and want to know which file formats are supported on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. Alternatively if you know of a drive that is ...
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Input/output error during write on /dev/nvme0n1, /dev/nvme0n1: unrecognised disk label

If someone can help me with this it would be much appreciated, cause I feel like I'm running out of options Context: Roughly a month or so ago I built a new PC from scratch Properties Processor ...
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Is there any way to factory reset the Ubuntu without formatting?

I want to delete all the installed packages and softwares in Ubuntu 20.04 and make it like a fresh copy of the installation without formatting the computer. Is there any terminal command to do that? I ...
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Cannot format/restore a bootable USB

I created a bootable USB with Xubuntu iso (actually made it on a Mac with BalenEtcher), but I never replaced my Ubuntu so now I want to free the USB from being bootable. I followed the standard steps, ...
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How can I get rid of old Debian entries in my bootloader?

I had tried in vain to install Debian (which didn't work) and after that I have installed Ubuntu with LVM. Now I still have the boot entry for both OS (F7 key on startup). Both OSes were installed by ...
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Disks app complains about “partition table of type atari” - can't partition 2nd hard drive

I'm trying to partition my 2nd 1 TB hard drive but I get this error in GNOME Disks app: Error creating partition Don't know how to create partitions This partition table of type `atari' (udisks-error-...
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How to format a SD card easily in KDE?

First I want to clarify that I know how to format an SD card with programs like KDE Partition Manager or GParted. What I am really looking for is an easy way to do that, such as right-clicking in ...
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How do I format or partition a read-only USB drive?

Whenever I try formatting my Sandisk Cruzer Glide 16GB, I get this error message on Gparted. GParted 0.11.0 --enable-libparted-dmraid Libparted 2.3 Create Primary Partition #1 (ntfs, 14.42 GiB) on ...