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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Ubuntu 21.04 freezes with i/o errors, fsck and smartctl does not show errors

I am seeing this on a Lenovo Flex 5-14. Ubuntu is freezing with message saying the filesystem is not writeable. I tried fsck and smartctl. Neither showed any errors. I have dual boot and Windows 10 ...
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I have 2 SSD's (windows and ubuntu), but the SSD with Ubuntu not being recognized alone, only when together with Windows's SSD

First let me me explain the context. I have a laptop (I'll call it computer A) with 2 hard-drives, a 480GB SSD with Windows and a 120GB SSD with Ubuntu. My boot priority in bios is setup to Ubuntu ...
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Help writing a bash for intelligently moving files from ssd to hdd

I’m new to Ubuntu and looking to write a script that does the following: I have an ssd (ssd0) and six HDDs (hdd1-6). Files are coming into the SSD and need to be moved to the hdds as fast as possible ...
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Ubuntu running slow: buying another storage device for HP Zbook Studio G3 to create some extra memory

I am new to Ubuntu Linux and for my full-year project, I just installed version 20.04 on my computer alongside Windows in dual-boot mode, which I need for ROS. However, I have faced many problems so ...
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Moving GRUB from main drive to an external drive

I needed a linux-based system for my work, and because I rely on windows and have no other devices, I wanted to dual boot windows and ubuntu. In my case, I had an external SSD, so I decided to install ...
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Raspberry Pi Rsync

I've run through this guide https://medium.com/xster-tech/move-your-existing-raspberry-pi-4-ubuntu-install-from-sd-card-to-usb-ssd-52e99723f07b in order to move Ubuntu from my SD card to my internal ...
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Installed Xubuntu 18.04.5 on Netbook and the screen turns off during bootup

As the title says I recently installed Xubuntu onto my Asus Netbook. It's installed onto a 500gb SSD which I recently picked up to breath new life into the system. The installation went great and ...
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Disks mixed up (SSD & SD are mixed up)

I haven't been able to find this question already answered. Used Ubuntu in other machines, working okay. Am new to Ubuntu. This might be a silly question but I hope someone can answer it. Installed ...
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SSD does not mount to designated directory

I have 4 SSDs and I was able to mount all 4 of them with commands on Terminal: sudo mkfs.xfs /dev/nvme0n1p1 sudo mount -t xfs -o discard /dev/nvme0n1p1 /mnt/SSD_1 However since early this week, 1 of ...
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usb3.1 ssd doesn't work on 20.04 but works fine on 18.04

For some reason, probably unattended updates, HP-Omen laptop running 20.04 gives input/output error on 480GB Kingston SSD, it doesn't mattter if it's on a dock or akasa usb3.1 enclosure. Sometimes the ...
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How would you combine a 1TB nvme with a 1TB HDD?

My computed had a small 120GB sata SSD and a 1TB HDD, I used to use a partition of the SSD for the / mountpoint, and the HDD cached with bcache by another partition of the SSD for /home Now I have a ...
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How to run grub-install correctly?

I am following this tutorial to move my Ubuntu 18.04 from HDD to SSD and I came to the part: Run grub setup for new partition shell> sudo grub-install -d /media/<new partition uuid>/usr/lib/...
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SSD on its way out?

My SSD gives the impression that its dying (I've had to do numerous fsck after rebooting due to root becoming read-only). I've done a smart scan but I'm not 100% sure how to interpret results: https://...
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How to edit grub.cfg file for Ubuntu installation moved to another drive?

I am following this tutorial to move my existing Ubuntu 18.04 installation from HDD to SSD drive (I also have Windows installed on this SSD drive). I have successfully came to the Step 5: Update grub ...
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How to partition Ubuntu if i have many hard drives?

I'm changing from Windows to Ubuntu, but I have one 240 GB SSD, two 1TB HDD and one 4TB HDD. My problem comes here: I want to install Ubuntu and programs in the SSD and use one 1TB HDD for programs ...
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Tried to setup Windows/Ubuntu Dual Boot - Can't get back to windows 10 now

I have a SSD (Crucial) and HD (Western Digital) in my PC. I have everything I need and my windows 10 installed on the SSD. I successfully installed Ubuntu on my HD after formatting it. Now when I boot,...
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Ubuntu performance on ssd?

I have been working on my own custom Ubuntu iso recently, just for the kicks of it, but one thing I have noticed is the drastically long terminal times, and it gets really slow over the course of the ...
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Install Ubuntu straight to disk without creating a Live USB

Can it be done? I was thinking of installing to an external SSD I have, and connect it to my computers [*] with a USB to SATA enclosure or cable. I know what version I want, so there's no need for ...
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I cannot choose to go into Ubuntu. It boots me into windows automatically [duplicate]

I have a laptop with windows installed in 1TB hdd. I recently bought a new 256GB SSD(Gammix S5) and I installed ubuntu on it (I haven't allocated this to windows so only Ubuntu is present in it). So I ...
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GDM3 is taking most of my SSD space Ubuntu 20.04

I turned on my pc today and got a message that my memory was almost full. Come to find out it is something with GDM3 in /var/log directory. I am not sure what this is and if I can somehow clean it up ...
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Connect internal SSD as external via USB

So I bought a new laptop which has an M.2 SSD. My old dead laptop has a 2.5" SSD. I want to access the data on the old drive. I bought an enclosure for the SSD which connects to a laptop via USB....
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Install Ubuntu on Windows machine with very limited space

I have a Surface Book machine with quite pure hardware: 8/128 GB. Almost all hardware space is used by Windows, but I need Ubuntu as a second system on the same machine. I'm not considering virtual ...
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enclosure SSD does not recognized in Ubuntu

Goodmorning everyone. Two weeks ago I had a problem with my SSD on which I had a double partition for Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows. As for Ubuntu, I was able to log in but any application I tried to start ...
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Ubuntu installation on hybrid laptop

I have an ASUS VivoBook S14 with Windows 10. It has a 256GB SSD which has Windows 10 installed on it and a 1TB HDD. I want to remove Windows 10 and install Linux Ubuntu. I want to use the SSD for all ...
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why is my 50 GB root partition getting full? [duplicate]

So, I just realized that my root partition which is 50 GB, only has 6 GB free space. p.s: I have separate root and home partition, my home partition is 180 GB and I have a 1TB HDD drive too which I ...
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Problems with the command which makes you know if the hard disk is hdd or ssd

I want to have a script which tells me what sort of disk I have on my laptop. I have found a command used how to know if my disk is a ssd or hdd i.e. : cat /sys/block/sda/queue/rotational ...
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My 1TB Toshiba SSD is not detected at all when I connect it to my Ubuntu 18.04 device

A week ago I connected the aforementioned drive and it was successfully mounted and recognised. I disconnected it without umounting or safely ejecting through the UI and since then it is not ...
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SSD- Ubuntu 20.04 kernel panic mode on the 5th day,

'# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>' '# / was on /dev/nvme1n1p2 during installation' 'UUID=dcf15593-4afa-4381-8d3f-7be280b0d955 /...
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Ubuntu Server 20.04.2 LTS on Rapberry Pi 4 Model B with SSD on USB3.0 isn't working

I updated my Raspberry Pi 4 Model B to load from USB+SSD, and this is working fine with Raspbian. I then flashed Ubuntu Server 20.04.2 LTS on the SSD, and it did seem to do the initial loading, but it ...
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SSD NVME disks not detecting on Ubuntu 18.04 even after change Sata to AHCI mode but works with 20.04 on Dell Tower 5820

I'm facing some issue with detecting the SSD nVME disk on Ubuntu 18.04 while installation. But 20.04 works perfectly without any issues. I have tried with the latest ISO Ubuntu 18.04.5 and BIOS ...
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Changing SATA Mode from RST to AHCI, impact on TRIM?

So, I've bought a laptop, and I have windows installed on the SSD and I wanna install Ubuntu 20.04 on the HDD. The Linux installer presented an error "This computer uses Intel RST (Rapid Storage ...
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when moving ubuntu from hdd to ssd do we need to backup /home folder?

i have a 2TB HDD on which i had un-allocated 200GB and on it i have installed ubuntu 20.04 LTS,and on remaining my windows 10 is running, to run ubuntu i boot it from bios now i purchased a new SSD of ...
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Ubuntu ssd very slow package installation

I installed Ubuntu 20.10 to Lenovo ideapad 320 but .deb file installations is very slow. But if i install windows 10 and work ubuntu on Vmware player, it is very fast. What should i do? I tried “ ...
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What is the best way to set up a RAID 0 for an Ubuntu-based linux install (AHCI / mdadm)?

I'm trying to install an Ubuntu-based linux on a RAID 0, consisting of 2 NVMe drives. I'm getting quite confused with the information available online, some sources say only AHCI support trim command, ...
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How to migrate from mdadm (RAID 1) from 2 HDD's to 2 SDD's

I would like to migrate a Dell PowerEdge R210 II from two HDD's (running RAID 1 via mdadm) to two SSD's of slightly larger size (512GB vs 500GB). The system currently boots using BIOS (not UEFI) ...
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Move Ubuntu from an SSD to a partition on another SSD

I currently have a dual boot situation with two SSDs. Number 1 has Ubuntu on it, number 2 Windows 10. I want to move Ubuntu to a new partition on the second SSD as it has about 500 GB of free space. ...
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Is it possible to add the capacity of an SSD and an HDD for the /home directory?

I have several spinning disks in my computer, adding up to a combined 2TB, which I used to have as my /home partition with a small SSD as / Then, I got a 1TB nvme drive, and I wanted to use a chunk of ...
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How to power off Samsung SSD drive

I have Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB drive with Windows 10 and two HDD in RAID1. I started using Linux on different drive and I would like to power off my drives connected to windows. I am using sudo ...
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How to move boot loader from HDD to SDD?

I dual booted my ssd with windows 10 and ubuntu 20.04. Only after the installation was completed that I realized that both the boot loaders for windows and ubuntu are in the HDD instead of SSD. I ...
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Changing drives in near future, for an ssd in a server

How is it possible to transfer all files including all server files without having to reinstall Cloudron and setup Cloudron all over again. Is there an special terminal command like if i connect ...
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How do I partition an empty SSD in Ubuntu during installation?

I have Windows 10 installed on my 128 GB SSD, and I'm installing Ubuntu on my new 512 GB SSD. But my new SSD hasn't be partitioned yet, and I want to split it by half. One half of my new SSD will be ...
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How to symbolic link the downloads, documents, etc in SSD to HDD? Dual booting

I have 256gb ssd and 1 tb hdd. I want to dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu 20.04 in ssd, putting all the downloads, documents and media files in hdd. I will create 2 partitions for each os in hdd and ...
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Ubuntu (installed in SSD) is not showing Hard disk drives while windows 10 do shows them

I have SSD and HDD (500GB). I have dual boot in SSD to work things faster (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS). In windows all the Hard Disk drive are shown but in Ubuntu there is no such files are ...
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Clone or fresh install for HDD to SSD change?

I have read (most of) the recent (18 and later releases) comments on my question. Current system 20.04.2 LTS, 2 Tbyte HDD. Plan to replace with a Crucial 2 TB SSD. In the past, when I have moved ...
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Transferring data on HDD to SDD with a Sata to USB Cable?

I have an old T430 and I'm planning to swap out the HDD for an SSD. Unfortunately I have space for only one drive. Can I hookup the ssd with a Sata to USB cable and transfer my data on the HDD to the ...
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ACPI BIOS Error (bug): Could not resolve symbol [^^^GFXO.AFN2] AE_NOT_FOUND (20200528/psargs-330)

Every time I try to turn off/reboot my laptop, this logs appear to then turn off/reboot after some seconds. I'm trying to look for a way of solving this and not only avoiding it as the "problem&...
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My Ubuntu is not showing my HDD..Only SSD is showing

Mine is a hybrid laptop. It has 256 GB SSD and 1 TB HDD. I replaced the Windows in SSD with Ubuntu, and it was a success. But when I logged in and open files my HDD is not showing I dont know what to ...
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How to Turn off hdd in Ubuntu(not slow down) follow up

So, I had the same question seen here: How to Turn off hdd in Ubuntu(not slow down) The only thing that I would like to know is if turning off the HDD would have some risks or downsides? As in the ...
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Restore Files from Sata SSD

I am new to this forum, so if I make a mistake, please let me know what I did wrong and let me edit my question. Basically, my friend had a laptop (a Dell Inspiron) that ran Windows 10. One day a ...
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ubuntu boot very slow after clonning from HDD to SSD using gparted partition clonning

I bought a new samsung evo 870 ssd and wanted to clone my existing ubuntu partition from HDD. After referring multiple articles I clonned it using gparted partition clonning and then the ubuntu boot ...

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