Questions about: partitioning

Hello,I got Ubuntu to run off of my USB drive, but I cannot get it to install onto my hard drive. The installation guide shows a step where the user gets to choose between "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows", "Replace Windows with Ubuntu", or "Somethi
dd is powerful but dangerousdd is a very powerful but also very dangerous tool. It works well to wipe the first part of a USB drive in order to remove any data, that might confuse the tool that you want to use. But dd does what you tell it to do with
(Rewritten after comments showed this question and my answer were not moving anywhere productive. It's got a new tone and covers the ground a bit differently). To answer the new question:Each distribution does what they feel is best for their users
MY NTFS Partition has gotten corrupt somehow (it's a relic from the days when I had Windows installed). I'm putting the debug output of fdisk and blkid here. At the same time, any OS is unable to mount my root partition, which is located next to my N
These are all the steps required to resize a LVM or LVM2 partition - sudo lvresize --verbose --resizefs -L -150G /dev/ubuntu/root sudo pvresize --setphysicalvolumesize {any size here} /dev/sda5 /dev/sda5: cannot resize to xxxxx extents as later ones
Short answer: they store temporary system files, including device locks and memory segments shared between different processes. Don't worry, they usually use a fraction of their "size" shown by df /run is, in general, a temporary filesystem (tmpfs) r
On a non GPT partition table I can do sfdisk -d /dev/sda | sfdisk /dev/sdb. But sfdisk doesn't support GPT partition tables. What can I use instead? I'm looking for a one or two command solution, not just using GNU parted to output the partition size
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What partitioning scheme do you recommend for a desktop? I've always created three or four primary partitions -- root, swap, home, and sometimes a separate boot partition. Ubuntu's default install offers LVMs. I've never had to add additional drives