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Create image from unallocated hdd

Create image from unallocated hdd I want to create file.img from unallocated hdd to another hdd ( backup the hdd ) to rescue my partitions and files in it . When I dd if=/dev/sda of=dev/sdb/file.img It shows dd: failed to open ‘/dev/sda’: permission is denied Please help Can i create image from used space only …

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Change the size of the partition using parted

Change the size of the partition using parted What am I doing wrong? I have an image, I added it as a loop device: losetup -P /dev/loop13 ./my_image.img gparted screenshot: Then I try to change the FS size for the partition first: e2fsck -f /dev/loop13p1 resize2fs /dev/loop13p1 7G It outputs: Resizing the filesystem on /dev/loop13p1 …

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/dev/sda removal GParted Ubuntu 22.04

/dev/sda removal GParted Ubuntu 22.04 As can be seen I reinstalled Ubuntu more than a few times, for various reasons, not all of them being my fault. Using GParted and Gpart I managed to restore my files during my last attempt. I understand how GParted works, but I’m uncertain about what will happen if I …

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unable to find or mount sd card

unable to find or mount sd card I have a SD card that is giving me some trouble. I followed some instructions from here https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=368230 and used the command sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=1M count=1 (I know this is dangerous. i’ve done it because the card was really cheap, and I suspect it is bogus). …

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Is there a way to predict how long GParted will take to resize a partition?

Is there a way to predict how long GParted will take to resize a partition? I am constantly running out of space in my root (/) partition, which often makes it impossible to update packages and so I need to change it. Here is my current partitions (sorry, no way to un-Germanize this): I would …

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Less Useable Partiton on Kubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

Less Useable Partiton on Kubuntu 22.04.1 LTS I am using Kubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. I have 256 nvme ssd as main storage (OS is in it) and 1 TB HDD as secondary storage. HDD has 4 partition on it. 1 partition (Data_W) is showing 232.85 GB in it . But file manger on Kubuntu (Dolphin & …

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Resizing partitions without loosing information and Error

Resizing partitions without loosing information and Error Hi i want to upgrade my main system from Ubuntu 20.04.4 to 20.04.1 LTS. But when i open gparted i get an error message. In spanish but i think very self explanatory: Error from libparted: can’t have a partition outside the disk But i failed the upgrade because …

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After switching drive from USB enclosure to internal SATA, disk doesn't show data

After switching drive from USB enclosure to internal SATA, disk doesn't show data On Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS amd64. I swapped a GPT partition, formatted with GParted with a single LUKS partition while connected with a USB 3.0 enclosure, to an internal SATA connection. After being moved into the case to a SATA connection, gdisk shows: …

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Reduce Ubuntu partition from the left (dual-boot)

Reduce Ubuntu partition from the left (dual-boot) As shown on the attached picture, I have dual boot with Windows 10 (p3) and Ubuntu 22.04 (p5). In between of the two partitions I have a temporary partition (p4) labeled as TEMP. I would like to decrease windows partition (p3) from right to left, as well as …

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Extend partition created on laptop with Windows 11 and Pop OS

Extend partition created on laptop with Windows 11 and Pop OS I was using Windows 11 on my laptop but I wanted to install a Linux distro on the side. Therefore, I’ve shrunk 30GB of the OS disk and I installed Pop_Os. During the installation process, I’ve created a EFI and root partitions. I now …

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Is it possible to create a MULTIBOOT USB with Kali + persistence?

Is it possible to create a MULTIBOOT USB with Kali + persistence? I am using the Live version of Kali Linux and now I’m realizing that having persistence might be a good idea. There are some tutorials out there showing how it can be done on Windows and it looks easy with tools like Rufus. …

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1TB External USB Hard Drive format problems on Ubuntu 20.04

1TB External USB Hard Drive format problems on Ubuntu 20.04 I’ve recently tried a number 1 or 2TB external hard drives on USB as backup and hoping to use for deja-dup. The one I had previously was fine but it’s full and I don’t want to loose it. I’ve tried both SSD and old fashioned …

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resize mounted partition with gparted

resize mounted partition with gparted I have the following partitions on my machine: I want to resize /dev/sda5 and stick it to sda4, but gparted doesn’t allow me. How can I do it? Asked By: PersianGulf || Source You can’t, you need to unmount it first. And because it is your / filesystem, you need …

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How to resize root partition

How to resize root partition I’m about to run out of space on my root partition and I have plenty of unallocated space. When creating the partitions, I thought I had enough space, but it turned out that I didn’t. On the information I found it says that it is quite risky, so I want …

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How to increase LVM when using LUKS2 on Debian Buster

How to increase LVM when using LUKS2 on Debian Buster I’m running Debian Buster on a ThinkPad T420 which is equipped with a 250 GB SSD. Since I needed more disk space I used Clonezilla to clone my current Debian installation from the internal 250 GB SSD to a new 500 GB SSD connected via …

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Partition mounting/resizing failed to read last sector?

Partition mounting/resizing failed to read last sector? After a failed resizing operation, mount operation is failing with: Failed to read last sector (718198764): Invalid argument The partition is not accessible with Gparted and other GUI tools. How can we fix such issue? Asked By: intika || Source Analyse ntfsfix -n /dev/sda5 the n parameter will …

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