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Questions dealing with F2FS (Flash-Friendly File System), a flash file system created for the Linux operating system kernel.

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How should I convert ext4 to F2FS for main system usage?

I was able to boot once but haven't been able to replicate a fresh install. This is a list of what I've tried and posted in hope that someone else can figure this out. I took the shotgun approach + ...
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Can I resize an F2FS partition? Ubuntu 17.04

This is my disk layout. I want to expand /dev/sda2 to occupy all the free space I'm running this command from a live session: sudo resize.f2fs -t 449984510 /dev/sda2 I realize that something is ...
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Can we format to f2fs?

i tried to format to f2fs but it's impossible. It's gray and can't be chosen. I think we only can format /home and /tmp , we can't format /. Right ? I tried this guide i found here , but nothing. ...
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How To Enable Disk Encryption For F2FS Formatted Drives?

I'm using the F2FS filesystem for one of my SSDs and apparently encryption support was added for it in Linux kernel. I can't find any information on it other than that it exists (http://lkml.iu.edu/...
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F2FS is being displayed as an “Unknown” file system after formatting my pendrive. Does anyone know the reason behind this?

I have tried formatting my Kingston 4GB pen drive to F2FS using "gparted" on ubuntu 14.04. After the format is completed, the tab under File System displays "Unknown" instead of "F2FS". Also, gparted ...
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Why can't I mount an f2fs partition on a HDD?

I want to mount a partition of a (large) HDD with an F2FS file system on it. I created a (large) primary partition on the HDD using parted, then created a file system on the partition using mkfs.f2fs. ...
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How to format my pendrive with f2fs filsystem using gparted?

I have a Alcor Micro Corp. Flash Drive 2GB pendrive which I would like to format using f2fs partition. I tried using gparted 0.18 to format it however, f2fs seems to be disabled. Is it possible to ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a F2FS partition

How can I install Ubuntu 14.04 on a F2FS partition? I created the partition with Gparted but during the installation the Ubuntu installer could not recognize the filesystem on the partition. I heard ...
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How To Make Use Of F2FS?

I am very interested in F2FS, so I installed f2fs-tools (File System For SSD/nand drives) So my questions are: How do I use it? Is it safe to use? Can I format a USB drive with F2FS and again, ...