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Hide loop partitions / snaps in Krusader

This feature is now present in Krusader 2.8.0. If you don't want to compile manually, you can download the binary from official package: Download .deb here https://packages.ubuntu.com/lunar/amd64/...
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Changing to another distro: can the -home partition be kept?

Copy home to Portable USB drive Format flash drive to ext4. As root use Grsync (install with sudo apt install grsync) to copy /home/{username} from the internal drive to the flash drive. Preserving ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu; Can't Install Grub

I found the answer! You have to boot into a Live USB, and install it. It will create another Ubuntu Install, and then there will be "Operating systems detected: Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS and Ubuntu 22....
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How to prevent my drive with Windows partition from unmounting undesirably?

I faced a similar problem and landed here 6 years after the question was asked. For whoever is reading this, this is how I solved it. I have installed my Ubuntu on an external SSD and I have my ...
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Why does the first partition start at sector 34 when I choose "Guided - Use entire disk" during install?

If installed on a GPT disk, sector 34 is the first sector than can be used as sectors 0-33 overhead sectors used for the Protective MBR, the GPT header, and the GPT partition tables. This is a ...
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How can I move a Ubuntu installation to a new drive if it has other partitions?

I just did this. I booted up using the rescue version of Ubuntu 22.04. (In this case, my rescue version was the Desktop install version). You really don't need a rescue version. But on your boot USB ...
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Can't boot from flash drive with custom .img

Boot from Flash Drive with Custom .img The guide that you linked to uses disk images not partition images. If you look at the first picture on that guide you will see the cursor is hovering above the ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 22.04 in Legacy BIOS mode (MBR partition)

Dual boot Ubuntu 22.04 in Legacy BIOS mode Unplug your Windows drive. Install Ubuntu on the other drive in the same BIOS/UEFI mode Windows uses, (ie Legacy). Plug in Windows drive. Set Ubuntu drive ...
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Unable to resize partition in Ubuntu VM

I have found the answer on another post but will post it with numbered steps to close out my request for help with this. In VirtualBox 7.0 the partition I am trying to increase is called: /dev/mapper/...
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Can't boot from flash drive with custom .img

You can try with the Ubuntu Server distributed as a compressed image file. When extracted to a drive, it is an installed system that can boot PC computers both in UEFI mode and BIOS mode. You can find ...
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SSD partition for a UI development workstation

Development machines tend to require extra disk space. For what you are trying to do allocating a 256GB partition for Ubuntu would be nice. Don't waste disk space by creating extra partitions that you ...
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Stop init process using /var partition so I can umount it?

with every solution offered here, init 1 does not allow Resources or Device to stop its activity, for me. "Device or resource busy" remains with the following methods: sudo service systemd-...
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How to fix "Partition does not start on physical sector boundary" warning?

This will wipe your disk! Do this at your own Risk Run sudo fdisk -l get the name of External hard drive most likely to be /dev/sdcX where x is X represents a number sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdcX sudo ...
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How can I link /home in a new install to the /home from an old install? Both are ubuntu 20.4

Backup! Backup!! Backup!!! Backup all your important files and folders. It seems you already have backups but this needs repeating for anyone who may be reading this answer later. Find the UUID UUIDs ...
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What is the difference between the properties of using ZFS on whole disks, partitions or files as a volume?

Disclaimer: This may or may not directly answer your question. ZFS is an advanced block storage technology, primarily geared towards enterprise-level storage arrays. Let's take a look at man zpool: (...
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Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS installs to my USB instead of my hdd

The laptop I was working with has only one usb port, so I'd plugged in a multi-port device (and plugged a mouse, as well as my ISO flash drive, into that.) When the program instructed me to "...
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Name of internal hard drive keeps changing

Add a line to /etc/fstab to assign a mount point for the drive on every boot by following the below instructions from How to label disk partition in Linux . Label disk partition examples To see the ...
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Clean Installation with manual partitioning

When you are in the manual partitioning section of the installer there is a checkmark "wipe" or "format " in options for creating or assigning a /home partition The other option is ...
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I can't get the UUID of my partitioin to mount it

https://linuxhandbook.com/get-uuid-disk/ ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid/ I recommend you put it into /etc/fstab so you don't have to mount manually every time. Just fill in the correct folder and UUID for ...
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Gave up waiting for root device, ubuntu--vg-root doesnt exist

Booting system with oldest kernel version available works...it worked for me at least.
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Recreating Partitions

I ended up using the KDE partition manager to create efi, root and home partitions. The manager was not very intuitive for me but it worked out. I was then able to install Lubuntu. The preinstall ...
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I installed Ubuntu on ZFS, How to move to ext4 without a reinstall

Let's look at the logical chain: "Move from zfs to ext4" means changing your filesystem format. Changing your filesystem format means that partition must be reformatted. No shortcut. No way ...
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Recreating Partitions

You can repartition the hard drive using the KDE Partition Manager application which is built-in on the live USB as any format including the default ext4 format. That's all you need to do, and the ...
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Fixing , /var/snap/firefox/common/host-hunspell mount issue

from: lsblk: root partition mounted on / and /var/snap/firefox/common/host-hunspell? try: snap disconnect firefox:host-hunspell
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SSD min-io/physical sector size issue

@versoljc, do you know how you got this physical 512 Bytes sectors on this drive ? I discover I have the same issue as you on a CT1000MX500 that currently shows a raw partition. So I want to clone it ...
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How to install Ubuntu on MacBook Air with M1 CPU

Initial support for the M1 SoC in the Linux kernel was released in version 5.13 on June 27, 2021.[9] The initial versions of the M1 chips contain an architectural defect that permits sandboxed ...
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How to resize lvm partition so I can give more space to /boot partition

As others pointed, How can I resize an LVM partition? (i.e: physical volume) had the answer My problem was I was running that commands indicating devices in my question (such as /dev/sda5), while that ...
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How to define the fstab entry for /dirname when /home is already defined

While you could do this with a bind mount, that seems like overkill. If all you want is to access the data in /home from the directory /whatever, a symlink is enough: sudo ln -s /home /whatever That ...
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'No medium found' after issuing dd on an old external hard drive

Your disk medium may not well attached with the disk box, check it carefully, replug if required.
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Can't install Ubuntu onto internal hdd from usb

Solved I finally solved the issue. The solution was rebooting the entire system. Here are the steps I took: At Installation Type I selected the option Something else Then I selected the option to ...

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