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mke2fs defaults aren't working with ext4 on Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I've added a new drive to the system, partitioned it with fdisk and am now trying to format it with mke2fs. The command is failing because it thinks the inodes_count and number of ...
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Windows 7 not installing over preinstalled ubuntu

I bought a laptop recently and had ubuntu 12.04 pre installed. I wanted to install windows 7 so I wrote gparted live cd and booted into it, and formatted all the 3-4 partitions containing ubuntu, ...
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Can grep read filenames from partially formatted filesystem?

Quick Explanation I accidentally partially (ripped the cord out when it started) formatted an ext4 partition via Ubuntu Disk Utility GUI as ext4. Presumably via mkfs or mke2fs or however it does it ...
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Pro & cons of different format/file system solutions for Hard Disk [closed]

I'm recently migrated to Mac and my HD is NTFS so I can't use it. I would like to know what are the pro and cons of different formats for Hard Drive and generally for mass storage device. I work with ...
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SSD can't be seen/formatted/anything , stops other drives from booting

I have an old SSD I once installed Win 7 on. As far as I remember the install was working fine at the time. I booted the PC in question up again recently - it contains the SSD in question as well as ...
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is this an overlapping partition? and how do I fix it?

I am using Ubuntu and wanted to clone my HD with the dd command. I have used it before but this time I got an error message: Warning: invalid flag 0x0000 of partition table 5 will be corrected by ...
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Format USB pen Ubuntu

I'm a new ubuntu user (loving it), but I have a little problem right now. I have a USB Pen that needs formatting. What's the best GUI driven USB formater for Linux? Thanx in advance
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Cannot properly format pendrive on Ubuntu 10.10

I put Jolicloud on a pendrive to install it to my laptop, tried it out, didn't like it, and installed ubuntu with a CD instead. Now I want to use my pendrive for storage, so I popped it in, loaded up ...
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How can I turn off journalling on an OS X boot disk?

I'm new in all this OS X stuff. I'm running OS X 10.5 Leopard. I want to be able to access and modify my disk under Ubuntu. For that I was told that I needed to turn of journalling on that disk. I've ...
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Messed up USB stick doesn't show in blkid

I was playing around with a USB stick (booting archlinux with qemu off of it and trying to perform an installation on the same stick at the same time -- brave, I know, but I was just messing around). ...
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Determine formatting of SD card in Ubuntu

How do I, in Ubuntu, determine what the formatting (e.g FAT etc.) of an SD card is?
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Installing mint instead of ubuntu

I've ubuntu on my laptop, I'd like to remove it and install mint instead. What is the safest way to do it? ubuntu formatting
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What to do with a corrupted SD card: reformat it or trash it?

I recovered all the files from my corrupted SD card today. What should I do with it now? Reformat and continue using it or throw it away and buy a new one Here's the details on the card and how ...
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How do I underline in Tomboy?

In the Tomboy note-taking application, there are options for Bold, Italic, Strikeout, Highlight, and Fixed Width, but not for Underline. Is there any way to do this at the moment?