Questions tagged [ssd]

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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How to upgrade Samsung 840 SSD firmware from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

I would like to know how to upgrade my Samsung 840 SSD firmware from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS ? And I would also like to know how to scan for errors and repair my SSD from the Ubuntu? Thanks in advance.
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Dual boot installation on hybrid (ssd + hdd) storage

I am planning to install Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop. My laptop specifications are: i7-8750H 16GB RAM GTX 1050Ti 4 GB 256 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD Well, I am considering two options-> ...
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My Ubuntu doesn't detect SSD

I have installed SSD on my Ubuntu. - It doesn't appear in df - but sudo gdisk -l /dev/sda detects it: GPT fdisk (gdisk) version 1.0.1 Partition table scan: MBR: not present BSD: not present ...
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How to use HDD if my SSD is full

i have laptop ACER Aspire E 15 with 128 GB SSD + 1000GB HDD. I configured it to use SSD as storage. However my SSD is almost full and i would switch to HDD as main storage. My operating system is ...
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dual boot ubuntu and windows 10 on ubuntu mashine

I have recently bought a new SSD for my laptop. Now, I want to create a dual boot system with ubuntu and windows 10. A lot of post recommend installing windows first and afterwards ubuntu. My ...
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How to manage GRUB Bootmanager issues with Ubuntu on (frequently removed) external SSD

I have a new hp laptop with Windows 10 and UEFI. I installed Ubuntu on an external SSD, and did the partitioning according to this How to use manual partitioning during installation?. Everything ...
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How to add external ssd only for storage 'no install', to system running ubuntu 18.04LTS?

Every search I found always included installing, cloning swapping, etc... Ubuntu. Please start with when to plug in the drive, before boot or after a certain program is already open? Does it matter?...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Freezing - Dual Boot

I have Ubuntu installed on a 250 GB SSD and Windows installed on another 250 SSD, I did the whole, remove the windows SSD when installing Ubuntu so that no files are installed on Windows. It's a ...
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Does Ubuntu 20.04 installer skip creating a swap partition?

I replaced my HDD with Samsung EVO 860 SSD. I read suggestions that swap partitions should be disabled/removed in order to extend the life of the SSD. However, gparted does not show that I have a ...
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How to run fstrim -a regularly automatically?

I noticed that manual seldom invocations of fstrim -av take a lot of time (over 10 minutes) and report a lot of free space to the SSD: # /usr/bin/time -p fstrim -av /boot/efi: 503,2 MiB (527671296 ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on SSD: slow boot after first update

I've installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a desktop (i5 8500, H370 chipset, GPU RX 570) on an Intel 128gb SSD. The first reboot after the installation was very fast! Then I updated Ubuntu and then the boot ...
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installation of Ubuntu 20.04 on SSD+HDD

Can anyone guide me to install ubuntu 20.04 in a laptop with both SSD and HDD. I have 240gb SSD and a 1TB HDD in my laptop. What is the best partition config to install ? How much space should the /...
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Check if my ssd is SATA or M2

I have a PC with two ssd slots, SATA3 and M2, and I'm using Ubuntu 19.04. Right now I have only one ssd, and I would like to bought a second one. I don't know if actually there is a SATA or a M2 hard ...
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I can't format or acess the nvme disk (error no data available, quark, 0)

One day my PC doesn't wanted boot and even recognize the SSD anymore. So I changed the disk and tried format the ssd but nothing that I try worked. Below is what I already tried to fix this ssd: 1 ...
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Ubuntu Mate 20.04 exception Emask SAct SErr action 0x6 frozen

I have a Kingston Predator PCIe 240 GB SSD (AHCI device.) I dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 7 64-bit. If I boot Ubuntu from poweroff, everything is fine. But if I boot after restarting from Windows, ...
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Not able to remove partition of Ubuntu

I am having a problem in removing Ubuntu (it's nothing like I am having an issue. It's just I think I have installed it incorrectly...so I tell you how did I installed....firstly my PC contains 1 Tb ...
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Partition Scheme for Dual boot on SSD with 16GB RAM

So I have a laptop with 16GB RAM, 240GB SSD (For system files) and 1TB HDD (For data/media files). I’m installing Ubuntu 20.04 alongside my Windows 10 (also on SSD). I have the following 4 questions: ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu and Windows from the same drive (SSD) [closed]

Full disclosure, I am beginner to ubuntu file systems and programming in general. I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my Windows 10 laptop. Both systems are installed on the same m2 drive. However, ...
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Ubuntu from a PC to another

So I had this old Laptop that have 2 SSD's one(this was inside of the laptop) with Windows and another(one I bought) with a partition with Ubuntu. Now I bought a Desktop and I want two put this second ...
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Dualboot Ubuntu 20.04 with Windows 10 on SSD and data on HDD

I want to dualboot Ubuntu 20.04LTS with windows 10, but have ubuntu system files and home on SSD, while keeping pictures, downloads and other data on ssd. ...
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ZFS huge latency vs ext4

While testing Postgresql performance on a new machine under 20.04 server, I noticed very bad results when running postgresql inside a LXD container. LXD was running on a ZFS pool. I finally went back ...
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Add second SSD to dual boot laptop

I have a 256GB SSD with dual boot (Ubuntu and Windows 10). Now I want to add an extra 500GB SDD along with the previous one. My question is what I need to do after inserting the new SDD. Also, is it ...
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SSD moved to new laptop but won't boot

Bought a new Thinkpad T510i-4314-9UG laptop, and took the old SSD 2.5" to the new laptop. Its BIOS settings are Quick boot disabled, drive type AHCI. I can't get it to boot up, all i get is a ...
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How to install Ubuntu with /usr on a different partition than /?

I've done a bit of research and found lots of questions about either moving the /usr directory to another partition or installing Ubuntu with /home on a different partition but couldn't find anything ...
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Cannot boot windows from internal ssd when my ubuntu usb is not plugged in?

I recently made a persistent Ubuntu 20.04 installation on a flash drive I had on hand. I was able to boot from it just fine. But after I started using Linux, when I wanted to just boot Windows I would ...
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Moving My Ubuntu from a USB to My main SSD

I Have recently moved to Ubuntu from Windows. I tried it by installing it on a USB instead of my main drive. But now i would like to move it to mt main drive. But i do not want to start from scratch. ...
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boot ubuntu 20.04 on a raspberry pi 4 from SSD

first time post. I am a fellow noob. I wanted to boot my RPI4 from a usb 3.0 ssd drive AND not have the rpi4 continue to read the sd card. I followed the instruction in one of the answers to the ...
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Do I have to erase the system files from my old HDD when adding an SSD with the system on it?

I've been using Ubuntu 18.04 for almost two years now on my Acer Aspire One 5755G, and in a couple of days I will be getting a new SSD for it. The system right now is on a Toshiba HDD with some files ...
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Ubuntu 20 LTS with Nextcloud on other disk

I read tons of articles about installing Ubuntu and about installing Nextcloud (as I'm quite new in linux) but for now I still didn´t find answer or maybe tutorial about this: I have Intel NUC with ...
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PXE-MOF: Exiting PXE ROM. Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key_

I have a Dell inspiron n 5110. The laptop was working fine with ubuntu 14.04 desktop. I recently changed my hard drive to an ssd patriot 2.5'' SATA III 6Gps. I have downloaded an installation file ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 will not install on 120GiB SSD

I'm unable to install Ubuntu 20.04 on a 120GiB SSD because the device is not included in the list of devices available for install. The SSD does show in gparted, with no partitions allocated, and an ...
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Question about LVM and ext4 - anything similar to unRAID?

I currently have 1 HDD in my media server running 18.04.04, but would like to add an SSD to put my OS and anything else that is not media. I read that unRAID creates one large volume with parity ...
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Dual Boot (Win10, Ubuntu 18.04 on NVME SSD) Can no longer boot on win10 (unable to run chkdsk)

I would really appreciate your help. As the title, Laptop with dual boot on (Win10, Ubuntu 18.04 on NVME SSD) Can no longer boot on win10 (so unable to run chkdsk). Also tried boot-repair, ...
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Installing from a live stick on to SSD which is in the CD BAY

I am a using a live stick to carry out a fresh install onto my SSD which is fitted in the CD drive bay due to a fault with the main drive bay How do i get my cd bay to my main drive during ...
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cant move copy or delete files on other disk on Ubuntu 18.04

Hello. As you can see here, there are three items: the"计算机"(for Ubuntu 18.04) and "new_add"(for store data) are on the same physical SSD (1T); the "sys" (for win 10) is on another physical SSD(1T). ...
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Installing 20.04 on SSD = no boot

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a HP Probook 6460b. The machine was running Debian flawlessly on a harddisk. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a Samsung 860 QVO SSD. It completed without errors. But the ...
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Extending LVM Swap File

I just upgraded to 20.04 - full install - using LVM. I have 3 SSDs in box, and I wanted a 'single' storage area. I want to increase my Swap file size, but when I try to resize, system indicates no "...
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How do I install Windows and Ubuntu on different SSDs?

I have 2 SSDs. I have already installed Ubuntu in one, and it works pretty well. Now I want to install Windows on the other SSD that I have, in fact, I installed it, but it doesn't come up. I thought ...
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Linpus lite name which arrives in boot BIOS menu when live Ubuntu 20.04 USB stick or external SSD with USB interface is inserted to USB port

I made live (install) USB stick using Balenaetcher, then I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on external SSD Samsung Evo. Everything works fine, new Ubuntu impressed me. My computer is Huawei Matebook X Pro and ...
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how to install TP link wn822n

Sir, I am beginners of Ubuntu switching from win7. I am facing few difficulties like installing TVS MSP 450 Chanpion printer driver, canon lide100 scanner driver, TP Link WN822N USB wifi driver. ...
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Is it advisable to always click on “safely remove drive” for an external SSD drive before “closing the laptop lid” (going into standby/suspend mode)?

… if so, why? The drive (in my case) contains files only (backup files, media, ... ); It is not a boot drive, nor does it contain a swap partition or any installations or programs. I can imagine ...
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How to use HDD hard disk (/dev/sda2) as a “Data” folder?

My XPS desktop has 1 TB M.2 PCle NVMe SSD + 2TB 7200RPM 3.5" SATA HDD hard disks. And I just installed the Ubuntu 18.04 on my SSD harddisk. and it's my first time to use Linux system When I look at ...
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Can't see SSD hard disk after install Ubuntu 18.04 on HDD

My XPS desktop has 1 TB M.2 PCle NVMe SSD + 2TB 7200RPM 3.5" SATA HDD hard disks. The Window system pre-install on the SSD, then I installed the Ubuntu on HDD, I don't want windows anymore, so I click ...
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Moving GRUB bootloader from one disk to another (HDD to SSD) to shorten boot time

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop, but I installed it on the HDD and now I want to move GRUB to my SSD because my system is taking a long time to boot. Is this possible? How can I achieve it?
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Ubuntu 20.04 Win 10 Dual boot same SSD stuck on restart

I have a PC with one 256GB SSD I always had only Ubuntu 16.04 installed on this drive When 20.04 came out, i thought i would do a dual boot with Win 10 As Instructed here, I installed Win 10 first, on ...
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Install Ubuntu on a RAID from Live CD?

I'm thinking about setting up Ubuntu 20.04 in a new environment where 2 NVMe SSDs are installed. Is it possible to use them in a RAID1? Maybe even with ZFS? I thought about creating the RAID1 in a ...
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How to speed up slow boot on SSD on Ubuntu 19.10?

I have Ubuntu 19.10 (which was upgraded from 19.04) installed as part of dual-boot with Windows 10 on SSD on Dell Vostro 3558 with Intel i5-5005U CPU. I have searched around the interwebs for ways to ...
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Disk permission issue (20.04)

My computer houses a SSD primary disk and a HDD secondary disk where I backup data. Upon a clean installation of Ubuntu 20.04 which formatted the 256 GB SSD, I'm having trouble accessing the 1TB HDD. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Installation stuck, dual boot with Win10 in the same SSD

I have a Window 10 installed on a SSD, and previously there was also the Ubuntu 18.04 dual boot in the same SSD. I formatted the Ubuntu 18.04 partition, and hoping to do a fresh install of the new ...
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Nvme SSD not showing up after sudden black screen

I use dual boot windows 10 / Ubuntu 18.04 both on one ssd. One day I was working on Ubuntu and suddenly a black screen with lots of text started showing up exts-fs error something like that. I went ...

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