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Installing Ubuntu 20.04 on Thinkpad X1 carbon: Corrupted the solid state storage. Boot from USB Ubuntu 20.04 installation stick to fix?

I recently purchased a Thinkpad Carbon X1 computer that does not have a CD drive. I tried to install Ubuntu, using Unetbootin; when I booted Unetbootin, it appeared to be installing Ubuntu 20.04 -- ...
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How can I install Ubuntu server on my way without wizard

I want to manually configure my ssd but I can't skip this step where I must use standart storage configuration. I want switch to another console by Alt+F2 and do all my stuff with gdisk as I need, but ...
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How to use npm file-storage package?

I learn Javascript and don't even know, how exactly use FileStorage object. var storage = new FileStorage(...); // supply valid credentials The package link: https://www.npmjs.com/package/file-...
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How to deal with snap using a lot of storage space

I have ubuntu installed. I have a partitioned disk whit a root partition of 20 gb and home partition of 60gb. I thought that this would be enough for ubuntu, but snap is using a lot of storage space. ...
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IO tuning for SAN storage

Please advice tuning options for IO stack, especially for flash, NVMe SAN storages - IO schedullers tuning, multipathing, etc - to get lovest responce times
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Store windows files on ubuntu

A small accounting firm (70-80 people) needs to store different files (.pdf, .xlsx, .doc, etc) in a single point and access it via the internet (everything would be hosted at home on a dedicated ...
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Help in increasing swap file size

I have an existing virtual storage but it is not enough and I cannot find a solution to this problem. I want to increase my existing virtual memory size. Any help is appreciated.
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No Space Left on Device when transferring large amount of photos to newly formated HDD

So I am struggling mightily as a new Ubuntu user, so first off please forgive my newbie ignorance. The issue that I am running into is that I have 63,000 images I am trying to transfer from a thumb ...
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Disk has 1TB but I can only use 7.7GB [duplicate]

I bought this computer one year ago and it came with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I used the computer as it came and I didn't have problems until now when I can't even download photos because the storage is full....
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I can't install Ubuntu because the installer can't see the SSD in my laptop at all

I own a Samsung Galaxy Book S. It came with Windows 10 and I wanna change to Ubuntu. I am booting with a installation media that has Ubuntu 20.10 on it. (Fast boot, Secure boot is disabled). GRUB menu ...
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Flatpak: total used space on harddisk?

can the totally used storage space on harddisk (ubuntu 20.04) used by all flatpak files be shown by using this command? du -hc /var/lib/flatpak/* If not, what would be an appropriate command? ...
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Using live ubuntu environment USB for storage

I created a bootable usb with a 32GB USB 2.0 flash drive. My question is, can I still use it for storing my files? If yes, how?
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Cant access Netgear Stora from Ubuntu 20.04.2.0

Just installed Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 on Lenovo B54000 OK but cant access my Netgear Stora. Can see the three basic folders ie. FamilyLibrary,MyComputers and MyLibrary but after attempting to open any ...
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dev sda8 clean + mongodb and groovy problem

I get this message after my laptop boots. /dev/sda8: clean, 604059/10049729 files, 72754401/75379456 blocks So I entered a TTY and ran sudo apt-get updateand I got this : I think it's a problem with ...
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Binding mounted SSD under /home using fstab, can you use the /proc/mounts path?

I have three SSDs in my system. The first, physically in the hardware (if that matters), is my Windows installation, the second my Ubuntu 20.04 installation, and the third is an NTFS storage drive. I ...
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A Question about LVM volume and storage management

Hi, I have 2 block devices: a 256G SSD and an 1TB HDD. I want to do: *Use the SSD storage for actively accessed and speed demanding files/directories such as runtime files, main system resources; and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Can't increase partition size as my unallocated storage comes before my system partition

Goal: Increase the partition size of my system (Ubuntu 20.04) I tried to: Use Gparted (picture below) Problem: My system partition comes after my unallocated storage. A little over a year ago I ...
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Mac Pro Server 2008 Ubuntu conversion; besides the bootable USB the installer can not see storage devices

I am working with a 2008 Mac Pro Server w/ dual 3ghz Xeons 8gb RAM and 3x 1tb 7200rpm HDDs. The machine currently boots to the server version of Snow Leopard, and it's disks are not in a RAID set but ...
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Can I uninstall my apps or packages on Ubuntu 20.04 perfectly? [duplicate]

I installed many apps through Terminal. I notice that my storage had 120GB left and I installed 1 GB app then I uninstalled it and I got 119.5GB left. Where is my 500MB??? so my storage keeps ...
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How does Ubuntu handle multiple drives? [closed]

I have two drives on this laptop. C: and D:. I am afraid that if I switch I will only have the one I installed Ubuntu on. I plan on erasing windows and using Ubuntu as my main OS. So, if anyone could ...
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du reports wrong folder size [duplicate]

I am seeing some very strange results when using du on some of my folders. For example: #cd /storage/main_folder #du -h --max-depth=2 subfolder1 | grep subfolder2 1.8G subfolder1/subfolder2/...
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Minimizing Ubuntu's size

I have a VM with 40 GB of storage hosted in the cloud with Ubuntu and Wordpress for my blog. Everything was fine until I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS: now my blog regularly crashes because of lack ...
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Should I increase the size of my root partition? [duplicate]

My root partition is 25GB and I was just notified that I have almost used it all. >df -h df: /run/user/1000/doc: Operation not permitted Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on tmpfs ...
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Mistake when partitioning at install?

Ive installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my chromebook a couple days ago, it was my first Ubuntu installation. Now I realize I may have made a mistake when formating because I'm out of storage now... Is this ...
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cronopete “enable-folder-backend” does not show up in dconf Editor in 20.04

I use a combination of Timeshift and Cronopete for backups. My desktop has some internal HDDs that are used for doing backups. The system is on a separate NVMe. I was able to get this working for ...
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Does my hardware support 4TB disk with ubuntu server

I just installed my first Ubuntu Server on some old server hardware, a Fujitsu Primergy TX200 S6. I want to make a NAS solution with this and maybe install plex in the future or something else. My ...
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Slow NVME performance on Ubuntu 20.04

I guess I'm missing something here, perhaps I need to do some configuration to enable my hardware full speed under Linux - here's my problem. I recently got this Intel NUC 9 Extreme kit. I added 64 ...
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How to add space disk to VM Ubuntu 16.04 on Xen server

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 VM on Xenserver. I add a disk extension to it to increase its storage capacity. I added a disk on Xen, but the problem is that the Ubuntu VM does not detect the added disk ...
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What are the best settings to run Ubuntu on a VM?

What are the best settings to run Ubuntu on a VM? Like how much storage and ram should allocate towards it.
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Adding storage to system [duplicate]

I have a dual boot and I find that the storage is assigned poorly Below are the results of df -h: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 7.8G 0 7.8G 0% /dev tmpfs ...
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How can I get a listing of all storage ports available?

I have a laptop (Asus X421IA) and im trying to figure out what kind of storage expansion possibilities I have. Asus's lineup being a mess, I couldn't find the manual info for my exact model on their ...
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Problem in storage space after executing “dconf reset -f /”

I executed the command: dconf reset -f / to reset the dash to dock and other extension changes, then when i rebooted my system. Everything installed from the beginning, starting from user name ...
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Move some of the filesystem directories not relate to booting to another drive

Let's say I have m.2 nvme drive installed with Ubuntu, and I thought about adding new SSD drive to expand data storage for it. I want to keep booting with m.2 nvme drive, so not completely move the ...
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Is there easy way to extend space in partition? [duplicate]

Is there an easy way to resize partition? I have a dual boot laptop with windows and Ubuntu at the beginning I didn't think I will use Linux this often, so I have given 50GB only, but with time I even ...
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Slow SSD performance

I have a sata ssd which when I use on windows(dual boot) is just as advertised have a read write performace around 500MB/s, but on the other hand when I use it under ubuntu(20.4-20.10) write ...
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Boot from USB with it's storage

I have a sandisk 128GB USB, I made a partition ex4 for the Ubunutu OS and the remaining for storage as fat32. I booted from my USB but in storage capacity it still shows memory as 4gb that was from my ...
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RAID Ubuntu storage help

and thanks in advance for any help. New to linux obviously. My goal here was to create a NVR server for cameras and use a relatively cheap software to manage them. Also will use this as the Monitor ...
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Why is my server not using the external volume?

I have a Ubuntu 20.04 server running Nextcloud 19. My server got full, so I mounted a 100GB volume. Here is the output of df -h $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev ...
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Is it safe to delete /var/lib/snapd/snapshots?

I had to reinstall Spotify because of an issue, which is now resolved but something else came up. I was notified that my root partition was filling up and I realised that in /var/lib/snapd/snapshots, ...
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Can I install Ubuntu in an HDD when I have Windows 10 in an SDD? [duplicate]

I have a laptop that has an HDD and an SDD. In the SSD I have Windows 10 installed, and now, I want to install Ubuntu in the HDD. Is it possible to do it? And if it is, how can I do it?
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Does the 'docker-registry' package come with a persistent storage by default?

I wonder if the "docker-registry" package comes with a default setup that makes the images pushed to the registry persistent? Where is this documented, that the images are stored ...
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I have two filesystem partitions. Now Ubuntu complains that one is full

I keep receiving a message after boot that says: Root filesystem only has XXXX MB left. I've run sudo fdisk -l and I see this: Device Size Type /dev/sda1 499MB Windows recovery /dev/...
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No space in root [duplicate]

The moment I try to install something, I get an error of insufficient disk storage. In the above screenshot, there is a mismatch of space left in root for reasons I can't figure out. Last time when I ...
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Log folder having 236 GB Free space

I have lost 236 GB because the log folder is taking so much free storage. I used du and sudo du and the 236 GB are unused. How can I fix this?
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256GB SD Card not dectected or mountable on Lubuntu 20.04

So I installed Lubuntu 20.04 on my laptop to replace KXStudio 14.04 cause it was too buggy with LMMS. But after I installed the new OS my 256GB SD Card doesn't seem to be fully detected by the OS. I ...
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How to increase speed of USB transfers using usb_storage driver/module

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 with the 5.4.0-42 generic kernel. I have a WD Elements 25 2TB external USB 3.0 drive attached to a USB 3.0 port at the rear of the computer (not the front panel 3.0 port). For ...
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something slowly eating at my max storage

now I have a rather small hard drive, but exponential storage is being lost from my max hard drive space, 100 megabytes gone one day the next 10 gigs, i had a 250gig max now thats 27gigs, help me.
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USB storage devices disconnecting without apparent reason

The title says it all. My old (>10y) old box passed away, and since external storage devices have become really big and cheap, I decided to put my data to two of those. Yes, they might be slower ...
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Ok button disabled after selecting UBUNTU file in storage tab from settings for Ubuntu20.04

My machine is 4GB RAM with 64bit. I have installed Virtual box and tried installing Ubuntu 20.04 and everything went well but while selecting the ubuntu iso file from Settings >> Storage, OK ...
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Show disk usage in Nautilus/Thunar

Is there a way (or an extensions) to display disk usage/remaining disk space, in Linux file browsers (Nautilus/Thunar) like what happens in Windows when you open My Computer/PC. I know conky can do ...

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