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    Error while mounting external HD

    Hello! I have been using Fedora for a long time, with no problems at all. However, today I plugged my external HD to save some files, and got an error message. The HD worked without issues for a long time, don’t know what happened. Any help would be appreciated!
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    Solved Advice? External USB harddrive accidentally unplugged (no activity at time). Re-plugged, but `mountpoint`/`findmnt`/`lsblk` disagree if mounted?

    So I just accidentally bumped and and unplugged the cable on an external USB harddrive. - There was no activity at the time. - It's btrfs (one big partition the whole drive, about 2TB... (I think it's spinning rust, not an SSD -- I dunno, it's just something I had in my box of random old...
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    External Linux System (SSD/USB) on common pc with no access to internal SSD/HDD

    Hello, fter having a crash of my old pc because of too many operating systems on one HDD (- and one overwrote systemfiles of the others), I wanted to try a different way. In this way, I want to use my main operating system on the internal storage. The 2 and 3 operating system should run on an...
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    How to Install Linux Distro on External HDD without the GRUB Boot Menu?

    Greetings, fellow Linux enthusiasts! I am in the process of installing a Linux distro on my external hard drive. I have already installed it and set up the partitions for boot, swap, and root in a virtual machine. Now, my goal is to boot directly into the Linux distro installed on my external...
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    Making PSSDs Compatible With Any Linux Platform

    Despite my attempts to access my Samsung PSSD T7 drive on Linux (Ubuntu Budgie in particular), (I also tried using Wine to run the Samsung SSD T7 app, but still cannot be detected) I am incapable of accessing it apart from Windows. To be honest, the software that allows me to access the Samsung...
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    Troubleshooting question ‍♂️

    Hello, I recently switched to Linux and think I may have done it incorrectly. I downloaded Oracle VM Virtualbox on my windows 10 Laptop. I then downloaded Linux 19.3 as well as the USB preference in VM set to an external 3.0 2TB USB HHD where I then set up the virtual Linux machine. I then went...
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    Can I Create A Hyperlink to a file on my External HD and Email it to someone?

    Hello.. I was wondering...I send links of files thru Google Drive, One Drive etc but can I just create a hyperlink of those same files that are on my External HD myself and send that link via email and cut out Google, Microsoft. Lets say I want to send an mp3 file link over email so someone...
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    Brand New To Linux

    Ok...So I'm a techie. I've owned lots of Mac's and Windows systems but never Linux. The thing that draws me back to wanting Linux every time is all of the bloat that the other two systems put on for the "masses" like Cortana, Siri, Maps, Messaging, Microsoft Bloat, Dell Bloat etc etc etc etc...
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