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Does btrfs-convert preserve the disk's UUID?

I'm thinking of converting my / from ext4 to btrfs. Will the UUID change?
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Change UUID under Linux?

I need to create and assign a new UUID to an ordinary disk partition under Linux. What tools are available and how do I use them?
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Find UUID under Linux?

I need the UUID of a disk partition under Linux. The partition is mounted but does not show up under ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid as can happen when duplicate UUIDs exist, for example, following ...
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Why does Ubuntu mount the wrong partition as root?

I am messing around with a problem of Ubuntu mounting a backup of my root partition residing on a different disk as / instead of the real one. I think the problem has been triggered by a clash of ...
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How do I permanently reset the UUID of an LVM partition?

A (dd cloned) backup of my boot partition left me with duplicate UUIDs. blkid shows: /dev/sda1: UUID="32579810-0388-416d-bb49-7031ac2c2975" TYPE="ext4" ... /dev/mapper/raidgroup-osbackup: ...
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Is it dangerous to share your UUIDs with others? [closed]

UUID stands for Universally Unique Identifier and it's used to identify uniquely information about the software. I would need to share an image with an Anonymous UUID related to a software, but I ...
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Transferring Linux OS from one drive to another with different partitions

First of all, some related questions: How to move from one drive to another that's a different size? What utility can move my Windows boot partition over to another hard drive? My situation is as ...
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Is there a way to get host Hyper-V UUID from linux gest?

I have a CentOS 6.4 runing on Hyper-V VM. If I export the VM to other Hyper-V server, the UUID keeps the same. Is there a way to avoid this, or use other identifyer to know that the host hardware have ...
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How to edit PostgreSQL tables with a uuid primary key using IntelliJ's database Table Editor?

I have hooked-up PyCharm with my PostgreSQL database. All of my tables have a uuid column as their primary key. When I attempt to edit a row's value, I get the following error: [2014-03-05 17:31:08] ...
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Mount by UUID or LABEL

In Linux it is possible to mount a device (disk) by UUID or label. I have used UUID for a while mainly because I was picked up a discussion on IRC that mounting by label was a really horrible idea. I ...
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UUID and Drive Cloning

I have a project that I am working on, which involves a USB Storage Device and a boo.table version of linux. The way this project is coming together, I am having multiple partitions on the USB drive ...
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How to rename /dev/sdax(partitions) in Linux

I made a partition like /part on my machine with some important data... But I can't stand the name of it... I want a clear solution to resolve it and change the name of it to for example /test... ...
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What is system uuid on windows and why cant it be easily changed

I was installing some software and it said that the locking criteria is the system UUID. Now I know what UUID stands for. I know they are unique and are 128 bits long. I know how to generate them from ...
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blkid not returning the correct UUID/label for drive

I have 7 drives in my server (running Debian Wheezy as dom0 for a Xen hypervisor): An 80GB system drive, 3 x 2TB drives, a 1TB drive and 2x 500GB drives. The 2TB drives are all part of an mdadm RAID ...
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Why Linux /etc/fstab UUIDs are case sensitive?

I recently added a line for a USB memory stick to /etc/fstab, to be able to mount it automatically, using UUID to identify the device. Before I already have several external ext4 drives that have ...
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how do I fix a wrong UUID in grub.cfg?

I run Debian Wheezy alone on my PC and I recently copied the root partition to another with rsync as I found that worked well (I also know about dd and ddrescue but they leave unusable space on the ...
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UUID in Mountain Lion

I am trying to find my external HDD UUID in Mountain Lion but diskutil info /dev/disk1s1 returns: Najis-MacBook-Air:~ ****$ diskutil info disk1s1 Device Identifier: disk1s1 Device Node: ...
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How does one change the UUID of a Volume on Mac OS X to a SPECIFIED value?

This is similar to the question asked here: How does one change the UUID of a Volume on Mac OS X 10.6? Only difference is I want to change it to a specific value, not a random one. The hfs.util only ...
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Generate Universal Unique Identifier

Is it possible to generate a Universal Unique Identifier or Global Unique Identifier (UUID or GUID) in a Windows shell script? Linux / Unix / Mac OS X have the bin utility uuidgen and I'm curious if ...
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How to make a VirtualPC boot again on VirtualBox?

It was quite strange that after the Macbook crashed one time, VirtualBox won't start up the Windows XP, claiming the following: Is there a way to boot it up again? I renamed the ...
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How can I generate a UUID from the command line in Windows XP?

How can I generate a UUID from the command line in Windows XP? Something like "uuid" or "uuidgen" in Linux.
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How does one change the UUID of a Volume on Mac OS X 10.6?

Does anyone know how to change the UUID of a Volume? The background for this question is that I have a duplicate UUID issue: I have /Volumes/OldMacHD with a UUID of XYZ. I have /Volumes/Mirror1 ...
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When I do “uuidgen” in Unix how does it generate the ID?

When I do "uuidgen" in Unix how does it generate the ID?
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GRUB having problems with my sda1 UUID

I was having trouble trying to setup triple boot on my computer... (Take a look at this thread if you think it would help). I ended up by having a GRUB menu that has Ubuntu entries and "Windows" ...
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Gparted warning: Unable to find mountpoint

I've got a working Ubuntu 8.04 system, but when I went to partition a new disk I saw a warning on my boot partition. It's the orange triangle with an exclamation point, and the error is: Unable to ...