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Can someone help me either to extend /dev/sda2 partition or to reroute stuff to other partitions?

enter image description hereI often get a message saying 'unable to write to /tmp' as /dev/sda2 run out of space. I don't have any free space left to create a logical volume. I was wondering if I ...
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Problem Solved! Disk full and the system freezes after entering password at the login screen

My entire Kubuntu partition is full for some reason. Everything has become extremely slow. I'm not even able to run terminal. The last thing I remember doing was installing Python 3. The computer is ...
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Can't launch Gparted from applications menu but CAN launch from terminal

I'm a newbie on this OS. I was able to install Gparted on my 20.04 version of Ubuntu. When attempting to launch Gparted from the applications menu, I see that program's name spin on the top left ...
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I changed my OS from windows 11 to Ubuntu and now I have no free disk space

I just changed my OS from Windows11 to Ubuntu22.04 LTS but the problem is that when I was installed Ubuntu I noticed I didn't have much free disk space left although my disk capacity is 1TB. I don't ...
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Allocate more disk space to Ubuntu

I'm having 2 OS installed on my DELL laptop: Windows 11 and Ubuntu 20.04, each takes 50% disk space of my hard disk. Now I want to increase that of Ubuntu. Is there a way to do that?
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du, df showing inconsistent hard drive usage

Ubuntu 20.04 1T built-in drive 5T Seagate Basic external USB drive Yesterday I moved a very large postgres database to an external USB drive, and then deleted the database directory from the main hard ...
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Change unallocated partition position without losing data

I have an issue where I can't extend the Linux Filesystem partition to utilize the 20GB Unallocated partition. The filesystem partition image | The unallocated partition As I understand the 20gb ...
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How can I check my ssd with lshw?

I want to try to check my ssd with lshw which has an OS installed on it and ignore other disks. How can I do this? I used this command below. sudo lshw -json -class disk -notime my output: [ ...
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Space available but cannot be used

I am using an ubuntu18.04 machine with 1TB. Most of the space is available, and when I run df -H: S.ficheros Tamaño Usados Disp Uso% Montado en udev 8,4G 0 8,4G 0% /dev tmpfs ...
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Ubuntu booting into emergency mode

I have dual-booted Ubuntu 20.04. I suspect there is problem with disk consistency and I can't boot into Ubuntu. Last time I was using my PC it powered off because the battery drained to 0%. Now on ...
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How can I prevent auto-mount of 2nd internal drive? (Ubuntu-MATE 20.04.3)

When I log in to my main Ubuntu-MATE 20.04.3 (nvme0) OS, my secondary OS install (/dev/sda) is somehow already auto-mounted on the desktop. I'd like it not to be. /dev/sda is an internal SSD on which ...
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My /dev/sda4 disk space is full. I have allocated 70GB, I don't think it is full. I tried to fix the problem but don't know how to resolve this

Here I attached screenshot error that you can look into
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Merging all disks in ubuntu

My hard disk is 4x10 TB so i would like use all storage as 40 TB. I shared my disk info also i used no raid. Is there any way to do that. I tried to remove disk but i got error for that. I have "...
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Systemd fails to mount some disks during boot

I have a system with a lot of disks (roughly 96 data drives, formatted xfs) running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. During boot, systemd manages to mount most of the drives, but fails to fully last 20 or so ...
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How can I free disk space in ubuntu?

sudo du -h --max-depth=1 72K ./root 4.0K ./cdrom 16G ./var 4.0K ./media 5.9G ./usr 146M ./boot 12M ./etc 148K ./tmp 13G ./home 16K ./opt du: cannot access './run/user/1000/doc': ...
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How to adjust the default volume size after installation of Ubuntu 18.04

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on VMWare recently. When I create the VM, I specify the disk as 1000GB. I go through the installation by all options kept default except I selected the docker package. After ...
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How to create another partition for storing data? [duplicate]

I've been a windows user since 2010 and I started using Linux as the host OS 3 months, so far so good. I was just wondering if there is a way of creating a partition that is not under the root ...
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How do I resize a partition running Ubuntu in a VM?

I'm rephrasing the question here because there are others that answer the question of how to resize an active partition, but perhaps this will help someone running a VM. I set up a 20.04 VM under ...
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Drive designations changing every reboot when no hardware is changed [duplicate]

My Lubuntu machine is changing the way it designates the hard drives every time I change /etc/fstab and reboot it. For example, if I have the definition below the /media/WD2Tb and /media/Elements4Tb ...
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How to manage disk 'quota' in Ubuntu 21.04 as have installed it as '/' in one SSD and '/home' in another SSD?

Snap of nano /etc/fstab: Snap of sudo lsblk: As I have trouble in have successfully installed quota in machine but not working for /home. Please share the solution for the issue. Thanks for your ...
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GParted and Disks utility make USB drive to disconnect and fail to recognize it

I just wanted to format my usb drive, and followed an advice to use default "Disks" utility . But it failed and now whenever I try to launch GParted or Disks with USB drive inserted, they ...
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I want to make disk partitions the same way as it's done in Windows (like local disk E:, F:, C:) in my Ubuntu OS? How can I do that?

After installing Ubuntu I only have one Partition in my OS. I want to make more disk partitions like it is in Windows (local disk E:, F:, C:, etc.).
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How to increase disk space alloted to ubuntu 18.04. I want to upgrade into 20.04, but disk space is low for upgradation

I am getting the message " Disk space is low" while i am upgrading from ubuntu 18.04 LTS to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Kindly tell me the exact solution
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How do I free up space on the root partition booting from usb-stick

Ubuntu on HDD can't be booted because it has no space left on the root partition. How to free up space using usb-stick system? Or do I need it (help of a usb-stick)?
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How to format write protected sd card in ubuntu

I have a sd card with 16GB I try to format it using windows 10 it says this device is write protected when I try with Ubuntu like that mkdosfs -F 32 -v /dev/sdh1 it says following lines. mkfs.fat 4.1 (...
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How to convert software RAID 1 into two RAID 0 drives

The /dev/nvme drives are allocated to a ZFS pool while /dev/sda & /dev/sdb are in software RAID 1. How am I able to remove this software RAID without any data loss or a required reboot if possible....
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Question about disks management

So, can you apply the same logic than in Windows when you install the S.O in the fastest disk (NvMe) Important programs and games in second fastest drive (SSD) and movies and heavyweight files in HDD? ...
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Can anyone help me with this please? I have to take backup of my Windows

Can anyone help me with this please? I have to take backup of my Windows.
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How can I create an usable partition with unallocated space?

So I have an unallocated space in one of my disks, and I want to use it in order to storage my Downloads, I want to know first how can I make this space an usable space, and second, how can I move my ...
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Help with disk partitions - cannot add adjacent free space to my Ubuntu 20.04

I know there are many questions about this topic, but I could not find an answer to my particular case. I have a dual-boot configuration on my 500 GB single hard drive, and I needed to add some space ...
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3TB SAS drives connected through an LSI HBA card/Supermicro backplane are unable to be formated in disks/gparted

I am running ubuntu desktop 20.04 and I have an LSI 9207-8i HBA card (flashed to IT mode) that is connected to a Supermicro SAS826-7EL1 backplane. There are 12: 3TB IBM SAS drives attached to the ...
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fdisk showing inconstant data, it shows /dev/sda twice

I boot a laptop off of an Ubuntu USB drive. I want to to use dd to image the laptop so I can have a copy before I format it. When I do fdisk -l I get root@ubuntu:/mnt/nfs/volume2/drive2/fpp/test# ...
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How to clone system boot disk to new attached disk

Currently I have 350G size of disk. But 75G only used. I attached new additional disk 100G in GCP. I want to clone the 75G (boot and data) to new 100G to minimize cost. What are the commands to be ...
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Uninstall ubuntu issue

I have been trying to remove ubuntu. But I can't. I installed Ubuntu on hdd(drive) and has windows in c. I tried to delete the ubuntu volume using disk management on windows but the delete volume ...
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Is there a beginner tutorial for installing Ubuntu with LVM with the Something Else option and choosing sizes of different partitions?

I want to install Ubuntu with LVM using the Something Else option in the installer but I don't know what partitions are needed and what sizes the partition(s) should be. Is there a tutorial that ...
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Delete Ubuntu Dual boot - Unable to Delete Linux Partitions

I had Ubuntu 18.04 running perfectly fine on my laptop with Windows 10. Recently I ran into an issue and decided to uninstall Ubuntu and install it again later. To do so, I changed the boot preference ...
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Can't resize VM disk, 2nd disk partition blocking first?

I have before me the following problem: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 ...
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What can I do during install of ubuntu server 18.04.5 to take all that I allocate to it in the VM it resides in?

How can I get ubuntu to use use all the disk space that I allocate in my VM? Is there something I am missing during my install of ubuntu? When I created my VM I designated 250GB of disk space before ...
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Why multiple 'Free Space' blocks when looking at disks utility

Here's a picture of what I see when looking at disks utility: Why do I have 2 Free Space blocks? Can I combine them into one? If so how? Are these 'blocks' called partitions?
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Is it possible to convert Dynamic Disk to Basic Disk in Ubuntu 18.04 without data loss?

During a failed attempt to set up dual boot (Lubuntu and Windows 7) on my computer, I had converted my Basic Disk to Dynamic Disk. Now Windows cannot access any file on the drive and diskpart shows it ...
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Can Ubuntu read dynamic disk?

Due a mistake while installing Lubuntu, I converted my Windows Basic Disk to Dynamic Disk(I found this by using disklart from command prompt using Windows Recovery Tools). Now Windows cannot read my ...
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why are file system usage metrics different?

I keep getting warnings my 250GB ssd is running low on space, from system monitor: if I run sudo lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT,LABEL sda 232.9G ...
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Nautilus-wipe stopped now all previous disk space gone/non-recoverable

I use Ubuntu 16.04 as a remote client backup and from an NFS connected machine using Ubuntu 18.04 and have drive space connected via current NFS. Within Nautilus I ran "Wipe Available Disk Space&...
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How to send a command line command to put a disk in standby mode?

I want to know what is the command to put a disk in stand by mode by command line. My target is to make a specific script that handles the situation. Thanks in advance.
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Can I delete Recovery partition? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu just 3 hours ago and have alloted two other partitions that is swap area and ext 4. I am able to find the partitions but there has been created another partition named as Disk ...
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Ubuntu on external HDD cant be opened/renamed. How fix this?

Got an old HDD with Ubuntu installation on it. Connected it via USB into my Win10 system. Disk Management, Crystal Disk Info etc do recognize the external drive and claim it healthy. Still I cant open ...
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Disk space and (logical) partitions in Ubuntu 20.04

I often run out of space at my AWS instance - Each time I solve it (for a while) by increasing the number of GB of the AWS EBS VOL with 10 GB each time (currently at 50GB). I just realized when I run ...
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How to solve /dev/xvda1 100% usage issue?

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 / ext4 filesystem As I did a "df -h", it shows that my "/dev/xvda1" is 100% full. I cannot even do a "tab" to list all folders/files under current ...
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How to log disk load?

This question is similar to How to log CPU load?, but I need to log disk read/write speed load instead. It would be better if there was a way to log both CPU and disk load at the same time, so I could ...
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swap area vs swap partition

Please someone help me in differentiating swap area and swap partition (if any). I have made 16Gb as swap area as my RAM memory is 8Gb. When I command free -h shows me 16gb as swap area but when i go ...
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