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Problem with changing root directory fstype to xfs for ubuntu in user-data when building qcow

Hi, community! I Faced a difficulty when trying to build a qcow image via packer with cloud-init ubuntu 22.04.03. I have a task to use fstype=xfs for root partition and no way to do it in 20+ ...
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Auto fills root storage problem

After install ubuntu every things is perfect but root partition storage consumption is Rising automatically and it fills the root of 150GB in 40 min and it make the ubuntu unusable and stuck in black ...
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Using autoinstall storage sizing-policy all, does not work

I'm preparing an Ubuntu 22.04 iso. I want the default lvm size to be all, and not scaled as Ubuntu's default https://ubuntu.com/server/docs/install/autoinstall-reference. sizing-policy The lvm layout ...
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Preventing Ubuntu upgrade to switch the storage driver from Overlay2 to aufs for docker container

I am upgrading an old server which is running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to 22.04.3 LTS, going first from 18.04 to 20.04 and then to 22.04 LTS. The old server with 18.04 has some docker container that uses the ...
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Docker taking too much space, even after removing all the images and containers

I started using Docker recently and Docker was taking up too much space even after i prune all the dangling containers and images. When is try to run sudo docker system prune --all -f it shows "...
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Ubuntu 23.10 not fully loading in

When I power on my Lenovo Ideapad, my laptop goes to the `/dev/sdXX: clean screen, then goes to the loading screen, then back to the same screen as before and a minute or so in it says it failed to ...
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Full Storage issue with second Hard Disk on Ubuntu 22.04

I am trying to mount a second hard disk on my Ubuntu 22.04 Virtual machine to get rid of the full storage warning, but I can't seem to mount it correctly to extend the volume of the original hard disk ...
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something wrong disk size in vm under KVM

My VM in KVM looks disk full, then I checked df df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on tmpfs 392M 1.2M 391M 1% /run /dev/mapper/...
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Storage pool unavailable

Hi I am trying to reinstall lxd because I messed up somewhere. Actually I tried to increase the zfs pool size, and closed the terminal abruptly. On restarting I created more problems, so I am trying ...
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System Volume Information folder space

I have 30TB of space in Ubuntu 20.04. I'm using it as a backup storage and I have 16TB of space total data. Some day I found backup was not completed because "ran out of space" in the backup ...
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How to move Dropbox and Megasync to sdb1 from sda2 - or mount /home on sdb1?

I am running out of space on my main SSD. I just realized that Dropbox and Megasync are mounted and syncing on sda2 which is on this drive (which accounts for most of space), although I thought I'd ...
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What is the best way of linking images and their credits?

I am wondering if anyone has a good solution for storing images and their credits, so that it's easy to attribute the correct credit to the correct image in, for instance, LaTeX or similar software. ...
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Multiple binlogs in /var/lib/mysql folder

Recently I did a website and server migration. It was working fine in the beginning, but recently I found that server has consumed 100% of the storage and there are multiple bin files in /var/lib/...
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Replicating an autoinstall

My scenario is as follows. I've deployed several servers, and each has generated the /var/log/installer/autoinstall-user-data. Of course, things have changed on the devices, i.e., network config and ...
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How do I fix linux partitioning for disks without reinstalling system?

I have a server where I have 2 x 1 TB of disks of storage. It seems that I did not configure them well on the start and now I have installed my applications and afraid that I need to reinstall ...
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Utorrent unable to load "file" : Access denied

So Iam new to Ubuntu. I think I have managed to mount my additional internal hard disk drive. I can download everything to it from Google chrome and view it from Files,however I still think that other ...
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Steam installation library in other storage device

I tried to install games from Steam in another storage media. (process:19380): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: 23:11:39.869: g_object_unref: assertion 'G_IS_OBJECT (object)' failed reaping pid: 19523 -- ...
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Iscsi initiator configuration with FusionStor storage

we have FusionStor storage system, and it's connected with Ubuntu OS over the iscsi, we need to do the iscsi configuration, can you pls guide the steps, how we can do the iscsi configuration and map ...
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Says i'm out of storage but i'm not [duplicate]

When I try and run any app or tab auto complete it says I'm out of space ex. -bash: cannot create temp file for here-document: No space left on device But when I run df -h it says I have 67% space ...
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Ubuntu keeps filling up despite no installs

I just cleared more than 600 MB of systemd journal files. I started VirtualBox, tried to create a new machine, and found out I couldn't. I type in df / on the command line. There's no space left!!! ...
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How to clear all my storage and get my GB back

So I want to know how to clear all my storage on my computer and have all 16GB of free space. The storage SSD I'm using is a 16GB Kingston SSD that is installed in my Chromebook. The reason I'm doing ...
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Out of storage issue with hard drive

I am using a apple computer. I show I have a hard drive connected with plenty of space but I am getting low space notifications.
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I'm trying to access a partition made on my internal har disk from windows that is installed on the ssd, but windows doesn't reconizes it

I have ubuntu 22.04.02 installed on my internal 1tb hard disk and windows 10 installed on my 128gb internal ssd. I wanted to use a section of the hard disk to store files that i use on windows, so i ...
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Where would Monero node or blockchain data be stored?

I'm trying find particularly large files to free up some working space. This is in the context of scanning the Monero blockchain for recovering a wallet. Operating on the assumption that Monero has ...
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Ubuntu's sudden root storage volume is full ( 20.04 )

I have recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 as a dual boot, for the third time when I turned on the system, the system did not enter the desktop anymore; After restarting it twice, it entered the desktop ...
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Full storage without reason and not working

I have an Ubuntu OS in VMware, and Worked with it for about 3 months. Although its disk had 100GB space for data, recently its performance became low and after rebooting the OS it's not working and ...
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Can't increase the root partition size on Ubuntu 20.04

I am currently using ubuntu 20.04 (AWS Ec2) machine. My root filesystem has no more space as per the below output sudo df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/root 7.6G 7....
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ubuntu zfs zpool lost after reboot due to /dev/sd* name re-ordered

create zfs pool with: $ sudo zpool create -f data raidz2 sda sdb sdc sdd $ sudo zpool status pool: data state: ONLINE scan: none requested config: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM ...
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Can we create two different filesystems on a single partition?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 20.04 on my machine. Can we create two different filesystems on a single partition? Why? Also if the size of the filesystem created in a partition is less than the ...
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Storage setup (moved from windows)

I recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu Server 22.04. The server was installed by the VPS provider. The Server has 2 SSD and 1 HDD. I discovered that all 3 drives are used for two data systems. Is it ...
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No storage in the disk error when there is plenty of storage left in it

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS desktop. I'm trying to extract some file from a zip, during which I get low disk storage error indicating less than 1 GB is left and the extraction fails because of it. When ...
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Mounting iSCSI LUN to Ubuntu using open-iscsi

It would be helpful if anyone can share some step-by-step guides using Ubuntu Linux Server minimal edition without GUI, to mount the iSCSI LUN using Open-iSCSI so it is mapped to /dev/sdb. I would ...
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Synchronize VScode projects between linux and windows with WSL

I'm new to WSL and got the advice to store my VScode projects on Linux for better performance. The thing is, I would like to keep an automatic sync between these files stored on Linux and a folder ...
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Autoinstaller: keep the /home if available, (and automatically add users)

What I would like to do is to make an autoinstaller that only installs the OS but would try to keep, and attach, an existing home directory - and automatically make the user(s) again. But looking ...
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Developing application with expanded Filesystem (Still getting no space left on device error)

After mounting a 64Gb sdcard (/dev/mmcblk1p1) to my embedded device that has topped out of its 16Gb emmc (/dev/mmcblk0p1) df -h returns the following which looks correct: Filesystem Size Used ...
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Replacing motherboard - concerned about breaking volume groups

I am planning to replace my motherboard to get one with additional functionality. I currently have a volume group that spans multiple physical HDD. I plan to use the same o/s disk/config (just shut ...
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Ubuntu not enough storage space [duplicate]

I don't have enough storage space in my home directory. How can I increase the storage without reinstalling Ubuntu? Here is what my partitions look like. I don't know what it means. I don't need /dev/...
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Why "mount | grep sdb" displays no output, when "sdb" drive is a [swap] partition?

I'm learning about lsblk and mount commands in Ubuntu. I'm using Linode vps server, 2CPU, 4GB ram with 1 additional block storage volume attached. I have 2 questions related with this subject. At ...
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system thinks it is maxed out on storage

I seem to have run into a strange issue that is causing many problems. for context, I am sshing into a 22.04.01 server VM constructed on a truNAS network with 18.1G storage and 12G RAM. I am using ...
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Comparision of methods for implementing directory size quota in Linux?

I came across two solutions for implementing directory size quotas in Linux. One was using making images using the dd/fallocate/etc command and mounting it using loopback interfaces, resizing can be ...
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Cannot update volume group ubuntu-vg with duplicate PV devices

We have 2 x 4TB hdd on our server (hardware server). Raid 1 and use 1 hdd. OS: Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.15.0-52-generic x86_64). But our root space use only around 100 GB. How to extend /dev/...
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Where can I find the System OOM deamon I keep getting errors due to no space on device

Below are a couple of things I'm getting back in terminal. BTW I'm running "Try Ubuntu" from live USB in attempt to repair what is probably a corrupted beyond measure installation. It is ...
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Set SD Card as internal storage

I would like to change the default storage from eMMC to SD Card in Ubuntu. I have a microSD card and a slot for this SD card on my devide (Jetson nano but not the original carrier board). My default ...
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Grep doesn't return any value in the search

I am looking for a specific value while searching a text file, but with grep I am unable to pull that value. with -head 50, I can see the first 50 lines. with cat and filename, I see the output as ...
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Why is unsafe Unsafe_Shutdown_Count increases on every shutdown?

This SMART attribute seems to increase on every shutdown even if I seem to shut down normally. Why is this and how do you fix it so that it shuts down safely? This is Xubuntu 20.04 machine with an SSD ...
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Can't free up HD space

Ubuntu 22.04.01 LTS Got to 0 bytes of HD space. Couldn't boot. Used a live disk boot USB thing. Used nautilus. Deleted files of 4gb but didn't free up space+ nothing in the rubbish folder. Googled and ...
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How to determine if the disk performance is enough

I'm trying to make a storage performance test technique for recording from video sources. Let's say, I know, that my HDD on Ubuntu can handle about 130 parallel sequential writes of video ~3000kB/sec ...
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unable to recover lost data after deleting mount points in ubunu

i have mounted two partitions on /media folder: show mount points here so later, i could access them through GUI as a separated partitions like this show two partitions here by mistake, i have deleted ...
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/usr/lib taking 4GB of space

I recently installed Ubuntu for the first time and switched the desktop environment from gnome to kde to avoid scaling resolution issues and /usr/lib is already taking 4.6GB of space most of which ...
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I want to move ubuntu to a different partition

So I have 3 volumes a hdd with 20,1 GB, a ssd with 79 GB and another ssd with 27 GB, and I Want to move the ubuntu files to another partition , I have ubuntu 22.04 , and it keeps saying it's has very ...
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