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Btrfs volume management for normal home user

Btrfs is by design for enterprise use, but that doesn't stop normal home users from using it. By normal home user, I mean those people who don't use complicated setup like mirroring, or any level of ...
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Inserting a partition image into a disk image

I've imaged all the partitions and the mbr (512B) of a 120GB hdd (via ddrescue). I've imaged those partitions separately. It took over 18 hours to completely recover the damaged main partition ...
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Windows 8.1 change partitions unique GUIDs

So I cloned a hard drive A to a SSD drive B, using cloneZilla. There is a bunch of partitions Windows 8 and friends (OS, ESP, winretools...) Ubuntu a FAT32 "exchange" partition between Win and ...
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Computer gets very slow while copying files (of any size) from 1 partion to other

I have a 1TB WD internal Hard Disk. There are 2 partitions (500gb each). Whenever I copy something from primary partition (C:) to secondary partition (D:), computer gets really slow. You simply can't ...
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Install Windows 8 from copy (not iso) of recovery partition

I have an Asus Vivoobook x202E which came with Windows 8 preinstalled. I used both Ubuntu and Windows for a short while, but then it all went to crap and I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 instead, ...
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Windows doesn't correctly detect partition migrated from old disk with ntfsclone

I am trying to migrate a Windows partition (NTFS) from an old 1TB disk to a new 3TB disk. To do this, I connected both disks, booted into Ubuntu Live, created a new partition (using GPartEd) on the ...
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Windows shows smaller size of hard drive after cloning partitions

I upgraded my Windows hard drive, and now have a space problem. I inserted a new 240GB SSD, used CloneZilla to clone my old 120GB Windows C: drive SSD to this new one, switched the SATA cables, and ...
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dd Copies Drive with no Errors, Gparted shows Partitions as Empty, No Flags

So with the assistance of Hennes I was able to use dd to copy my entire sda to sdb, but after dd finished I checked the partitions with gparted and found that all partitions were listed as empty, the ...
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Copying a Partition-Time it Could Take [closed]

I'm in the process of copying all the partitions of a hard drive to another with gparted to another one as so that I can simply pop the new drive in mn.y computer and start it up, I was wondering if ...
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Gparted-If it Were to Crash-copying partition [closed]

I was wondering, if you use gparted to copy a entire partition from one hard drive to another, if the system were to crash, obviously it would for lack of better term, mess up the drive you're copying ...