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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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After apt upgrade - Failed to start VirtualBox Linux Kernel - I/O error, dev sda

For Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 - just some minutes ago I did do an usual upgrade according as follows: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt autoremove sudo apt autoclean sudo apt clean Some minutes ...
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If I have linux on a partition of an SSD, can I erase it and merge the now empty partition with anotherone already containing data?

*I haven't installed Linux yet but wish to. *I also appreciate that this isnt Ubuntu specific but I'm hoping that it isn't an issue. If it is then I appologise and understand. I'm planning on ...
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What kind of ssd?

I want to change de ssd of my laptop. But I am not sure what kind of SSD is. With this: BMAX-S13:~# hdparm -I /dev/sda /dev/sda: ATA device, with non-removable media Model Number: ...
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Is my SSD dying?

I have a home server that I use for Home Assistant with Ubuntu Server. All was good but someday the server stopped responding. I plugged it into a monitor and it was requiring a manual filesystem ...
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Does Ubuntu have obstacles to operating after an SSD swap?

My problem is that several keys have stopped working on the keyboard of my Ubuntu machine, likely Ubuntu 22.04. I can't get past full disk de-encryption because my password needs some of the dead ...
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Installing ubuntu crashes

I flashed a ISO of Ubuntu on a usb stick. I succesfully installed it on the internal ssd of my laptop and also on a seperate usb stick (to test it). Now I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a external ssd ...
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Lost blktrace's events in Ubuntu 22.04

I used blktrace and fio to trace the I/O events of the NVMe SSD in Ubuntu 22.04. However, I only got Q events in my report. Here are my experimental steps: 1.Open blktrace to monitor /dev/nvme0n1. ...
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Bios failure to see SSD

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Motheboard: Asus Prime H410M-K Bios ver. 0601 SSD: Crucial MX500 After formating the SSD to install Ubuntu the Bios does not see it as a boot drive. It shows in Storage Information: ...
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24.04 installer not showing internal ssd in macbook air 2014

Hi hoping someone can help me. I'm trying to install ubuntu 24.04 on a 2014 intel macbook air. Only the internal ssd is not showing in the installer. Nor is it showing in disks or gparted. 22.04 ...
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what is more accurate for checking nvme smartmontools or nvme-cli

Note this is not a question about using this tools. Since a few weeks smartmontools is complaining over one of my ssd/nvme-standart. In jammy and debian and it makes me nervous. nvme list Node ...
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Adding an SSD to Ubuntu laptop [duplicate]

I have a dual boot laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 11. I have a spare SSD at home and I would like to add that extra storage to my linux partition. How should I proceed? Is it enough to insert it ...
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How to manually create an EFI System Partition in Ubuntu 24.04 during installation

Finally available, I downloaded the latest 24.04 LTS Desktop ISO and tried to install it on a test machine. I always choose to manually partition the drive, so I can create separate partitions for the ...
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Looking for a Reliable, Maintenance-Free Backup Solution for Ubuntu 24.04

I'm looking for recommendations on a reliable, easy-to-manage backup solution for my Ubuntu 24.04 system. My goal is to backup about 150GB of data, including files, images, and documents. My data is ...
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fsck, mke2fs or e2fsck when fdisk shows but lsblk does not show info for a failing ssd?

Kubuntu 22.04. I started to suspect issues on a SSD when I could not remove files and folders from it any more, sadly badblocks confirmed that there are a lot of bad blocks. The SSD is not used to ...
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Both SSDs are very slow

I have two SSD on my notebook as shown here. My first SSD (ADATA SX8200PNP (42AATCTE)) is formatted with ext4 and ntfs and mounted with the options errors=remount-ro The result from running hdparm is: ...
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Slow NVMe (Gen4) on Ubuntu

For the new Ubuntu 24.04 release, i bought a new WD_Black SN770 NVMe, which is advertised as up to 5150MB/s (GEN4). My motherboard (ASrock X570 Pro4) supports Gen4x4 and according to LinkSta (LnkSta: ...
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Why wont ubuntu boot from my SSD?

Recently a client of mine requested a unique system. He wanted a secure system with Mac anon, OS encryption and Windows VM and various other programs and applications. I configured the system with ...
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List folders' content takes long time

Ubuntu 23.10, two Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB. They seem in good health: $ sudo smartctl -t long -a /dev/nvme0n1 smartctl 7.3 2022-02-28 r5338 [x86_64-linux-6.5.0-28-generic] (local build) Copyright (C) ...
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Ubuntu won't load after screen freeze

I was working merrily when my screen froze, after waiting a bit I had to force shutdown my pc using the power button. after trying to boot again I was hit with these messages during boot. [ 0....
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Migrate an Ubuntu installation to a new Dual Boot?

I want to upgrade the hard drive of my laptop a Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3, it has a 500Gb with a Ubuntu installation that I use to work but I needed more memory, so I bought a 1Tb 2.5 SSD since the ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 froze when modifying files on Samsung 870 SSD

I recently swapped my old drives for 2 new SSDs: One is a Samsung 980 SSD (NVMe), where I install Ubuntu 22.04. Also dual-booting with Windows 10 installed on this same SSD, on another partition. The ...
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Windows files available in ubuntu, booting and bios problem

I wanted to have two systems installed on ososbian SSD drives. I installed Ubuntu twice. The first time, I divided the second SSD into partitions and unnecessarily initialized them in Windows. Because ...
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Problem with ssd name in boot order

I decided to install Ubuntu next to Windows, but on separate ssd drives. Windows is installed by default on the SX8200PNP-512GT-S drive, and I installed Ubuntu on the second Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus ...
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SSD Cannot be Removed

We have a computer with 2 SSD disks in place. They both have Ubuntu installed, but only one is actually used. The one that is used is the second disk that we have installed Ubuntu on, and that disk is ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 used USB 2.0 for external SSD

Outputs: lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:9210 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL9210 M.2 NVME Adapter Bus 001 Device 002: ID 1532:0a24 ...
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Can't run Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS from external SSD

Spent couple days on reading internet and trying to make it work... Laptop - HP Probook Desktop - Asus mb, RTX3080 SSD - M.2 nvme Kingston Tried to install on laptop: Try Ubuntu - removed existing ...
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<< exFAT-fs: invalid fs_name >>

I recently bought a Dell computer (G15 5530) that came with one 1TB SSD. I upgrade it, and added a second SSD with 2T. The 2T SSD was partitioned using ext4 and ntfs. In the ext4 partition, I ...
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Partitions not showing while installing Ubuntu on SSD

I installed a new SSD in my HP Elitebook 820. While installing Ubuntu on that SSD, there are no partitions on it, and everything is greyed out Also, I have only a new SSD, the previous one is not in ...
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Unresponsive storage ssd

I have a ssd with very important data in my workstation. It has a ext4 and a ntfs partition. This morning, the ext4 partition (sda1) didn't mount, and the filesystem was listed as "unknown" ...
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How can I use/extend a new hard drive on ubuntu from my main ssd? [duplicate]

I have my main(120gb SSD) drive with Ubuntu 22.04 installed on: dev/sda1 I have another 3 TB hard drive which is formatted as ext4: dev/sdb1 What I would ideally like: I would like to "fuse&...
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Docker Relocate to external USB SSD Problem

Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS Docker version 24.0.2 I am trying to relocate the /var/lib/docker directory to my USB SSD flash drive to save memory on the internal storage, however, I am having difficulty doing ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 can't shut down my laptop

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 on external SSD and it works fine but when I try to shut down my laptop it doesn't completely shuts down, screen goes black but ventilators are keep working. It feels like it ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Server Periodic Read Only After fstrim

Running a Dell 7625 server (AMD Epyc, 2 x A30 GPU) for small/medium local research projects. We swapped out the original disks for 8TB Samsung EVO 870s, with one running the OS. Every week when fstrim ...
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SSD emergency mode [duplicate]

I tried to boot after mounting a new SSD. You are in emergency mode.
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Help needed regarding GRUB for Dual Boot from two different SSDs

I am comparatively new to Ubuntu.I have a laptop with Windows10 installed on a 1TB SATA SSD.Today,i added another 240GB NVMe SSD & Installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. I can successfully dual boot & ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu Server on an empty SSD

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 22.04 or 23.10, both crashing with the same problem. My hardware is an AMD Ryzen 5 7640U mini-PC with Lexar NVMe SSD. I'm booting from a USB drive with OS image. ...
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External USB SSD disk fails to mount at boot

I have two external drives attached to my Ubuntu Server 22.04.3. My /etc/fstab includes, among other things, the following two lines for the two drives: /dev/disk/by-uuid/d7dbea69-0332-4d12-b905-...
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Fedora 38 boot ISO sees my computer's (Firebat A16 laptop) 1TB SSD /dev/sda but Ubuntu 22.04 boot ISO does NOT

Ubuntu Mate 22.04 live USB boots/runs fine - everything works except recognizing my SDD, /dev/sda. It doesn't matter what disk or partition utility I use (all the standard ones on the USB plus I ...
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Live usb does not recognize SSD: should I use AHCI/NVMe?

I just received a new Dell Latitude E5440 running Windows 11. I'm trying to install Ubuntu but since I'm doing this once every ten years I got a new problem every decade. My problem is Ubuntu, on live ...
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PCIe link speed limit in dmesg when hot reset "PCIe 8.000 Gb/s available PCIe bandwidth, limited by 2.5 GT/s PCIe x4 link at 0000:02:02.0"

When we do PCIe hot reset and meet below log in dmesg. The PCIe device is PCIe gen4x4 NVME SSD. duplicate step: power on, gen4x4 PCIe hot reset, relink up, found PCIe link in gen1x4, with dmesg show ...
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How Does the Smart Control Parameter #173 from Ubuntu smarctl / gnome-disks for the Samsung MZ-7TY2560 reconcile with Linux HDSentinel Rating of 52%

From the Ubuntu version of HDSentinel, it reports health of 52% because of: # HDSentinel Hard Disk Sentinel for LINUX console 0.20.10851 (c) 2023 [email protected] Start with -r [reportfile] to ...
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DMAR Firmware Bug - No firmware reserved region can cover this RMRR - what does this mean?

I recently installed a new mSATA 512GB SSD into a Lenovo ThinkPad X220 i5 - I installed Xubuntu 22.04 onto it successfully, and I can even boot into Xubuntu and it works fine (I'm even writing this ...
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Ima error communicating tpm, /dev/sda2 issue

There is an error showing while starting system,hp - ubuntu [0.099473] DMARL [firmware bug]: no firmware reserved region can cover this RMRR [0*00000000bd000000-0*00000000bf1fffff], contact BIOS ...
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How to repair a Master Boot Record (MBR)

1.75Tb INTENSO My external backup disk, not a dual boot system mix@mix-Latitude-E5530-vPro:~$ sudo fsck /dev/sdc fsck from util-linux 2.39.1 e2fsck 1.47.0 (5-Feb-2023) ext2fs_open2: Bad magic number ...
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Resolving udisk-error-quark 4 when trying to format a disk

I have a 128 GB ssd on an ubuntu 20.04.6 system and am trying to format it using the disk manager provided by the GUI. I am running into the error "udisk-error-quark 4". I have tried using ...
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Dual-boot windows and Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu on SSD, use it as my main OS, but want to install win10 on separate SSD for gaming and to learn how to do it:) Need some help (good videos/articles/guides/solved question) to do it ...
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Dual boot system on SSD won't work after cloning with dd

I have a dual boot system (xubuntu, Windows 10) on a SSD with grub presenting me choices and booting into Linux unless I specify otherwise. I tried to clone it to a larger SSD (connected via USB and ...
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New ssd and new user

I'm a beginner with Linux and I just bought a new SSD with 1TB and physically installed it on my laptop, in which I`m running Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS. Aiming to separate work and play environments I ...
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Cannot find boot device

I have installed Ubuntu on my Acer aspire 7750, but when I try to run Ubuntu it says: cannot find boot device. I have checked if my SSD is giving any errors with the smart tools and it says it' s ok. ...
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Struggling to clone an ssd using dd

I despair by the attempt to clone an ssd. Have two nvme ssds and 2 adapter to mount them via usb, thought a simple dd like dd if=/dev/sdb of=/dev/sdc bs=8M count=64000 would clone it, but it doesn't. ...
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