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A solid-state drive (SSD) is a data storage device that uses solid-state storage to store persistent data with the intention of providing access in the same manner of a traditional mechanical spinning/magnetic block I/O hard disk drive.

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Why do NVME-read-command and dd have different results?

Why do NVME-read-command and dd have different results? sudo dd if=/dev/nvme0n1p1 of=lba.0.dd bs=4096 count=1 results: abcdefaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.... sudo nvme ...
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swap- do I need to delete it on ssd

Respected admin, I am a proud linux user since last 5 years. My notebook configuration is core i5 with 12gb ddr3,120 gb ssd, 640gb hdd. Now when I have shifted on ssd I simply made default install of ...
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How to reformat active boot drive

Raspberry Pi 4B 8gb Ubuntu 20.04 LTS My Raspberry Pi boots full blown Ubuntu from my 1tb SSD. I want to change the OS on the SSD from Ubuntu to Lubuntu (I'm not concerned with the contents of the SSD)....
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How to securely erase a partition of a SSD

I know there are ways to securely erase a whole SSD with Ubuntu tools, but my usecase is to just erase a partition of the SSD, since I want to sell my old notebook and need to make sure that the ...
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Dual Booting WIndows with Ubuntu [BEGINNER}

Hi I learned about Linux kernel just recently and I'd want to install Ubuntu in my laptop so that I could try it. (I am also in the journey of learning programming :) ) My questions are: I have 2 ...
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How to dual boot Windows 10/Ubuntu Lenovo Y520

I have a Lenovo Y520 with: A 128GB SSD: SAMSUNG MZVLW128HEGR-000L2 with Windows installed on it A 500 GB SSD: CT500MX500SSD1 with Data for windows (movies, games) I would like to install Ubuntu on ...
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What do I do in the Grub menu to get Ubuntu working

I have cloned a 500GB SSD for my dual boot Windows and Ubuntu system. I can boot into Windows 10 OK but Ubuntu (latest version - 22,04) just shows the Grub menu. What do I do to get Ubuntu running? ...
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What does /dev/ssd do?

OK, I am new to linux and I made a mistake that I hope is not catastrophic: I wanted to type this command sudo dcfldd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdd status=on But instead I made a typo and wrote this ...
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I have a laptop with 1TB HDD and 256GB SSD. The SSD has 2 partitions, one contains Ubuntu, I want to delete and add a 2nd partition to the first

I have a laptop with 1TB HDD and 256GB SSD. The SSD has two partitions. One partition has Ubuntu installed on it. I don't know about the second partition, but because of it I have a problem during ...
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Increase storage of dual boot system using new drive

I have dual boot system with 240GB of SSD, that is equally divided between ubuntu and windows 10, now I ran out of spaces in both of the partition. I bought a new 240GB ssd and want to install windows ...
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ubuntu 22.04 LTS No power menu Icon on taskbar

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Desktop as a vm. When I launched it everything seemed to be working until I tried to shutdown the vm. There is no menu icon on the taskbar to access the shutdown option. I ...
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Question about jetson Nano and rsync

Recently I bought jetson nano of Nvidia, with eMMC. Unfortunely the eMMC has very little space so I decided to buy an external ssd to increase the space. I guy from the nvidia forum helped me a bit, ...
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Moving home folder from Ubuntu 20.04 to new installation of 22.04 on a different SSD

I have two SSDs connected to my laptop. The old 500 GB Samsung has my Ubuntu 20.04, GRUB and partition for files. I have a new 1TB SSD also connected on which I want to install Ubuntu 22.04. The ...
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SSD locked due to forgotten BIOS set password

I have a problem with a 512 SSD made by Intenso. I forgot the password set by BIOS. Afterwards I used a live USB and tried with the hdparm tool. I followed this guide, but I was unsuccessful. What can ...
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Progress not saved after Installation ("No bootable device found")

I'm new to Ubuntu (or anything other than Windows 10), and tried installing it on my Laptop (Acer Aspire ES1-332)'s SSD (which supposedly isn't an actual SSD because it's not external?). Anyway, after ...
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Size of filesystem doesn't match up with multiple SSDs

I have a new box with two 512GB NVMe SSDs. The output of lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT loop0 7:0 0 61.9M 1 loop /snap/core20/1434 loop1 7:1 0 67.8M ...
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Added a Samsung NVMe SSD, but I can't see it in File Explorer

I run Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS that was installed on an a 256GB SSD. I got a new Samsung 1 TB NVMe SSD but I can't seem to access it from File Explorer. In Settings-> About-> Disk Capacity = 1.2TB In ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Failed to start: Failure handling of the snapd snap

I am just starting to switch to Linux from Windows and just installed Ubuntu 22.04. I managed to install the gnome extension for hiding the top panel and flatpak support, following the instructions in ...
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Screen get freeze after a dual boot install (Ubuntu 22.04 LTS / Windows 10)

I hope you can help me. Recently I get a MSI Prestige 14 with this specs: Intel i7 11th generation GTX Nvidia 1650 Max-Q 16 GB RAM 500 GB SSD. for this purposes i bought a SSD NVME Crucial (not the ...
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I want to install Ubuntu on my new ssd on my old laptop

I have set my new ssd on my laptop and using the old hdd as usb. But my Ubuntu 20.04 is installed on my old hdd… now how I can install Ubuntu 22.04 on my new ssd with is currently set on my laptop and ...
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Why are my SSD operations extremely slow every "first time"?

Using Lubuntu 20.04, when I perform a read operation with a couple of relatively large files on my SSD (approximately 700 MB in total), it takes a painfully long time. For example, I observe this when ...
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Can't detect external ssd drive when installing ubuntu 18.04.6 alongside macOS

I am following this guide to install ubuntu 18.04.6 on an external ssd drive: https://florisvanbreugel.wordpress.com/tag/ubuntu-on-mac/ The external ssd drive is detected and usable in macOS. When ...
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Upgrading from SATA HDD TO SDD

I've just bought a new 500 gb SATA SSD, I'm planning to replace my laptop's 2TB HDD with it and connect the hdd to my laptop using a caddy in place of the dvd... my questions are: Should i keep the ...
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Adding network packages to buildroot

I am building an PBA(Pre boot authentication) images using buildroot v2019.02.6 and syslinux boot loader v6.03 for SSD's. I have successfully build the PBA without network packages but now i want to ...
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Is it safe to make SSD partitions bigger, than allowed by windows disk management?

I was trying to install ubuntu along with Windows 10. On my C: drive I have 275 GB of free space, from 100 GB of which I wanted to make a partition for ubuntu. Windows Disk Management only allows me ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 install

I have a laptop with win 10 install on the SSD drive. I have an external SSD drive in an enclosure with Ubuntu 20.04 installed on it connecting through the C port. I downloaded the 22.04 Ubuntu ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 22.04 to SSD for testing while keeping 20.04 on HDD?

I don't see this exact question in the prompted similar questions, so if it has been asked in a different form before, please forgive me. I currently have 20.04 on my HDD and plan to upgrade to 22.04 (...
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Trying to delete steamapps from mounted SSD

I'm trying to delete steamapps from a 2tb ssd I mounted to ubuntu. Originally, I tried to move Steam from my boot drive to this second drive but to no avail. After this I went through the process of ...
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M.2 SSD Works, But doesn't show up anywhere

Had a 2 month old 2TB WD Blue M.2 SSD fail in a 20.04 system, read failed and when rebooted it disappeared. I installed a new one, formatted it, and mounted it without issue. I can read and write to ...
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sata hdd not recognized after installation with nvme

Symptom: In Bios, CSM Support: Complete installation with UEFI in Disabled state -> Symptom that HDD installed in sata is not recognized after installing Ubuntu in nvme (Recognized without any ...
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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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How to remap my ssd disk

On my Ubuntu system every time when the system is starting I need to manually read my SSD disk. Then when I have issued the command swapoff it unmounts my SSD disk and now after restarting the PC my ...
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Recovering folder deleted sudenly / recovering ssd raid 0+1 hp

Server HP G9 - DL 360 **Ram :**256 GB Ram SSD : 4 SSD 500Gig Samsung EVO (All Samsung ssd hard is configured to Raid 0+1) https://www.samsung.com/uk/support/model/MZ-76E500B/EU/ **Sas :**1 TB Sas HP ...
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Cannot Boot Ubuntu 20.04 stuck in emergency mode

My Ubuntu 20.04 kernel version 5.16.3-051603-generic stuck in emergency mode. It is installed in a SSD with Windows 10 on it too. The problem arise after installing a new 500 GB hard drive (Nothing ...
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Putting /home in a different drive than root drive

I have SSD, and HDD, on a new computer that I am preparing installing Ubutu 20.04 on. Because the SSD, and HDD, will be RAIDed, and both will be natively encrypted, I am doing a manual install. I have ...
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My laptop is on dual boot. Now i want remove ubuntu 20.04 from my laptop but both windows 10 and ubuntu is on SSD and there is no partition in SSD

enter image description hereenter image description hereI want remove ubuntu from my laptop but both operating system is in same partition.then how to remove i don't know?
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 20.04.4 + Windows 10 on laptop with SSD + HDD

I have a laptop with 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD on which I'd like to dual boot Ubuntu 20.04 alongside Windows 10 that came preinstalled. A tech support person who helped me setup the laptop after I bought it,...
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Is wise and safe use "swap file" for PC/Laptops of 8GB or less? either HDD or SSD [closed]

I am reading some tutorials about swap for Ubuntu and in general for other distributions. Mostly from: What You Need to Know About Swap Partition on Linux From there, it refers to other valuable ...
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Is it possible to use more than one hard disk in Linux?

hi i had a question I'm still quite new to Linux and I have a question I have two storage units on my computer, an ssd on which I put Windows and a mechanical hard disk. Is there a way to carve out a ...
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Is this a good way to measure disk read/write performance using pv?

I wanted to measure read and write performance of a new disk I acquired. For writing I did the following: yes | pv -br > /dev/sda The program yes just outputs a single character repeatedly, and ...
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How do I make it so that ubuntu installs everything on /home instead of the root?

I am trying to dual boot ubuntu on my laptop, and because I have low space on my SSD, I have allocated 20 GB to root in the SSD, and 120 GB to the home directory in my HDD. I only installed the root ...
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Install windows in External SSD using Ubuntu

currently I am using Ubuntu 20.04 os in my Laptop. I have bought an 256gb external SSD recently. I want to install windows 10/11 in my external SSD. But I don't know if I can use Rufus software in ...
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How To Fix Overlapping Partitions

I am currently trying to move all of the data from my 120gb SSD to my 500gb HDD. I am doing this using clonezilla, however every time I try it fails, saying that it cannot have overlapping partitions....
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/dev/sda2: clean [duplicate]

enter image description here I recently installed SSD in my laptop, because of some problem in the harddisk. I was able to successfully install Ubuntu in SSD but when I tried to reboot my laptop I ...
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After I installed Ubuntu on SSD Fedora in NVME on no longer available

I have NVME and SSD both on my PC. I installed and used Fedora on NVME, but I decided to switch to Ubuntu and installed it on SSD, leaving Fedora untouched. However, GRUB only sees SSD with Ubuntu now....
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How can I transfer my whole ubuntu partition space to newly installed SSD in a dual boot system?

I am having a system of dual boot with ubuntu and windows. But the system is running too slow even ubuntu os is not performing good. So I am thinking of installing a new SSD into my system. Is there ...
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SSD Not Detecting in BIOS after Ubuntu 20.04 install attempt

ASUS Zenbook UX490UAR. Made an ubuntu live USB disk using rufus. Tried to install ubuntu on a previously loaded Windows 10 system with bit-locker At time of installation ubuntu could not detect the ...
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black screen shows when I turn on my laptop after inserting my SSD where ubuntu 18.04 is installed

I have installed ubuntu on my SSD (Apacher 256GB) using another laptop by connecting it as an external hard disk. After completing the installation, It worked fine on that laptop. But when I inserted ...
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Lost my dual boot after adding a new SSD

i was using both of windows and linux on HDD then i decided to add a new SSD and keep the HDD. After adding it, i migrated my windows to SSD and kept linux on HDD. Now i have a problem that i can't ...
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Clone The Entire Laptop SSD to Another SSD

there! I just want to ask if is it possible to clone the entire system to a new one? I want to change my SSD to a bigger one, what if I don't want to re-install it? How to make it possible? are there ...
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