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Problems inherent in ZFS Storage Pool Upgrade to 19.10?

The pool is formatted using a legacy on-disk format. Is is safe to do a zpool upgrade or will this destroy or corrupt data on 19.10. I've used zfs on Freebsd for years, but new to Ubuntu. loving it ...
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More than 9 NVME devices running start to bottleneck in linux, Ubunutu 16/18

We have a server with 24 custom NVMe devices connected ( the company i work is developing a custom ASIC for hardware video transcoding utilizing NVMe as a trasport) We are interacting with our NVMe ...
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How to have write access to a recently formatted drive by default?

Whenever I format a drive using gparted, the drive becomes owned by root user by default, and I cannot write to it. To solve this, I have to open file manager as root, and assign myself read/write ...
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Add storage from /dev/sdb1 to /dev/sda2

As you can see in the picture only 40 GB of user space is available for usage, how can i add the other 7TB of space to sda2 ?
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Upgrade from Ubuntu Studio 16.04 to 18.10 errored out with “no space left on disk”, and now cannot launch any file manager

This is not a simple disk space problem. I've started an upgrade of Ubuntu Studio 16.04 to 18.10, though ran into "no space left on disk" and it terminated with an error. I no longer can launch Thunar ...
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Ubuntu based distro with slim storage footprint [duplicate]

I am looking to install Linux on a new laptop I have, with only 64gb of storage. I am curious if there are any sources that compare the base install size of various distros. I am not looking to go ...
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Two Servers One JBOD

I'm looking to create a clustered storage file server using Ubuntu 18.04. I have two physical servers and one JBOD with 36 disks. The goal is to setup failover file server with ZFS RAIDz2 pools on ...
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How to save files from a live usb boot to computer?

Here's the scenario: I would like to use a live USB to boot up my computer sometimes and access large programs that I want to run in Ubuntu only. However, I only have access to an 8gb USB drive, and ...
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Unlock the micro sd card

There is no physical switch. I've tried many application software in windows and Linux but yet still not working. I think the last time I can modify the micro sd card content is where I make deletion ...
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How can non-superusers mount second internal HDD?

Ubuntu/Linux newbie here. Xubuntu 16.04.1 is installed on /dev/sda and old disk is now /dev/sdb and contains two partitions: the old Recovery Environment, as /dev/sdb1, in case things go wrong or I ...
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How do I partition my system so that my SSD houses ONLY the Ubuntu OS and will allow ONLY the Ubuntu OS to reside there?

I just built a new computer. I have a 128GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. For speed and lack of clutter, I want my OS to be the only thing inhabiting my 128GB SSD. I want to allow only Ubuntu itself to be able ...
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Can I import a ZFS data pool from FreeNAS without losing the data?

I'm switching to Ubuntu server from FreeNAS and I don't have a hard drive to back the data up to. Is is possible to import it into Ubuntu even though the data pool is split between two different HDD?
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Fuji AV-150 camera doesn't work with Ubuntu 14.04 as it did with 13.10

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bit). I could access the 4GB memory of my fujifilm AV-150 digital camera through nautilus in 13.10, but it is no longer shown in 14.04! lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID ...
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What happens after the core selects mass-storage

When a usb mass-storage device is attached to the host, enumeration of the device happens and the process where an address is given to the device, getting the descriptors occurs, then the core checks ...
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Edit the USB mass storage driver

I want to edit the USB MSD, to show a message whenever i plug a device (like a flash drive) to my computer. How do i do it? Which file exactly is to be edited and how?
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log USB connect and disconnect in ubuntu 13.x

is it possible to log USB connect and disconnect in ubuntu 13.x? Also it will be excellent if it could log the connect/disconnect and email to some email address. Is there any program for that? Is ...
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Ubuntu File System for Backup Server

I'm setting up an Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS server as an online backup server. I have 3rd party software which I will be installing on the server which will take care of the backups. My question is, I will ...
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Windows Phone 8 detected as mass storage

From version 8 onwards Windows Phone supports MTP (media transfer protocol) to transfer audio and I thought I could use Rhythmbox to upload music onto my device. Thing is Rhythmbox doesn't display ...
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Sd card bigger than 2gb is not recognized in ubuntu 12.04

When I insert a card up to 2gb it is immediately seen by the system but if try it with bigger one it's not seen. I presume the issue is not due to the card reader itself as it reads all cards under ...
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Nikon P7100 doesn't connect as a mass storage device

I've tried connecting a Nikon P7100 camera to a USB-port on two different laptops running Ubuntu 10.04 and 11.04 but nothing happens. The camera says it's got MTP/PTP protocol. So it doesn't work as a ...
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Disable usb mass storage

I want to disable usb mass storage on Ubuntu desktop 10.04, 11.04 and 11.10. As security policy to avoid data leakage. But in case of emergency there easy way getting usb mass storage back.
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Is there an upper limit to Ubuntu One Storage Subscriptions?

At Ubuntu One Services it is possible to purchase 20GB of additional storage space for $29.99/year. There is also a box which appears to work as a sort of quantity selector. My question is: Is there ...
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How to run a shell script when a new USB storage device is detected?

I want a script that dumps the log and starts logging on it as soon as a usb mass storage is plugged (with the file 'OKdump' on it).And if anything abnormal(Like a error that is visually present) is ...
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How to go about trying to access files stored on mobile phone (via USB)?

I'd like to transfer files (photos and audio mainly) from my phone, to my Ubuntu PC. Unfortunately upon plugging it in (through Micro USB) nothing is automatically mounted. If I insert a memory card ...