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Making Bootable clone of Ubuntu on same SD card

I work in a lab where I am configuring a small computer to eventually be used to collect data on an instrument. The computer has a 32Gb SD card as its main storage device. I am using Ubuntu 10.04, as ...
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How to Repair Windows Partition from Files

I have a laptop with Windows 7 previously on it, and I'm trying not to disturb the OS, user progress, or any of the settings on it. At least, make any changes I do unnoticeable.I booted into a live ...
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How to shrink ext4 partition below minimum size reported by resize2fs?

I want to shrink a 250GB ext4 partition down to 200GB with resize2fs."df" tool says the partition is about 40% filled up. So I guess I can at least shrink the partition to that level.Yet, when I ...
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distinction between volume and partition (terminology)

What's the definition of, and distinction between, a volume and a partition?Wikipedia notes that a partition is created before any files or directories are written to disk. But, then, in the next ...
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How can I see the unallocated space for dual boot? [on hold]

I have an amd64 pc, I have shrinken 25GBs of free unallocated space on my HDDI want to install linux mint or debian to that. I have prepared the boot pendrive as it is needed. When I have to choose ...
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How to extend root partition on LVM in VirtualBox with snapshots

I'm running Fedora 28 in VirtualBox with a 200GB virtual drive.After a few months I ran out of disk space on the root partition.Here's what I tried to extend it:"c:\Program Files\Oracle\...
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Configuring RAID 1 for Windows/Linux Dual Boot [closed]

I'm in the middle of planning the next updates to my personal workstation and wanted some advice on how to proceed. Basically, I was thinking of getting a 512GB M.2 Drive where I will dual boot my ...
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Kingston SSD appears as two drives?

Very similar issue to this post, asking in anticipation of installing Arch for learning and whatnot.SSD Showing as two drives not one in GPartedAcer Aspire S7 with Kingston SMSR150 SSD, advertised ...
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Linux CentOS 7 doesn't allocate over 1024 KiB space for /boot partition

So this is a problem, that I have encountered the second time now. I am having machines here running dual-boot on Windows and Linux OS. I have managed to successfully install dual boot systems ...
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Linux partitions for a web server? [closed]

I am building a production and a development server for a web portal. It is based on a LAMP application that also uses local storage for files. I organized the files as follow: /srv/myapp/www ...
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Linux installation error related to file system

Installing Devuan Linux (Debian derivative), I get this error message:The attempt to mount a file system with type vfat in /dev/nvme0n1p1 at /boot/efi failed.During the installation, I did not ...
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Linux Partition full but it is really not

I experienced a weird phenomenon right after the installation of Debian 9. It seems like my 2To /home partition (sdc1) is already full though I don't have much things in it yetroot@ripper:/home/...
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Linux disk partitioning: no /boot?

Installing Linux, I see no option to create a /boot partition. Is it still needed? Should I create a "Reserved BIOS boot area"?In the default partitioning scheme, none of these are present.Note:...
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How to perform system migration to a smaller drive using the unix/linux tool dd?

I am trying to migrate a windows 10 from a 1TB HDD to a 256GB SSD, and I want to use the easiest free way with dd (the Linux/UNIX clone tool)I do have the source drive partitions shrunk such that ...
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Shrinking a RAID1 to free up space on the HDD for a new RAID1 Partition

I set up a webserver a while ago and made a mistake. I do have the following:/dev/md0 swap (made from sda1 and sdb1)/dev/md1 /boot (made from sda2 and sdb2)/dev/md2 / (made from sda3 and sdb3)...

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