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    Create a new disk

    Hello I am new to Linux and I found trouble trying to create a new disk. The commands that I use are those: sudo su -> fdisk -l (to check the disks) -> man fdisk -> fdisk /dev/sdb (the disk that I want to create). There is a message that No such directory. Any idea how to create a new disk?
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    Partition Tables won't write to USB Stick

    Hi, Recently one of my USB Drives became unreadable according to GParted. None of the partitions show up and it doesn't mount to Ubuntu Desktop 20.10. I've tried all the command line tools under the sun that I know of but nothing, the partition table "writes", but never mounts. I reload the...
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    Can’t use partition

    Hi I installed Ubuntu server 18.04 on 500GB hdd. There are 3 partitions on this disk. Seems like I’m on sda2 right now, where OS is installed. I have no idea how to get to sda3 to use all that left storage. $ df -h shows only sda2 as well. I tried $ sudo mount /dev/sda3 /hdd And it...
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    Partition 2 does not start at the edge of the physical sector

    I ran the fdisk command to see how my disk is partitioned and got the following result. Disk /dev/sda: 698,7 GiB, 750156374016 bytes, 1465149168 sectores Units: 1 * 512 = 512 bytes sectors Sector size (logical/physical) 512 bytes / 4096 bytes I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes...
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    mkfs issues

    Hello guys!!! I'm trying to fix a broken external disk I'm using fdisk tool & everything going well till the moment I'm starting mkfs command It returns a msg :Failed to make "FAT" file system or something similar anyway The same problem appears also trying to fix it in Windows Do you thing...
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    Advice on re-partitioning default Debian 9 stretch to support LVM

    Hello, my server provider installed Debian 9 stretch 64bit and this is the disk space layout after installation: https://pastebin.com/E0DHUhrG The tmpfs and udev filesystems seems not to be using any disk space according to that figures. But they have big quotas? /dev/sda1 * 2048...