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I got a bit confused after installing Linux Mint again, this time on my HDD instead of the SSD. I have not deleted the old (on the SSD) yet because I am worrying that "root" and "swap" might be shared between the two. I haven't created a "home" directory on any of them so far.

Plus there doesn't seem to be any free space on the HDD where the new Linux is, although the disk is 111.80 GiB. Here is a screenshot: enter image description here

And the SSD: enter image description here

Probably obvious but I'm basically unacquainted to Linux and partitioning. If this is the really the case, please tell me how I could delete any traces of the previous, and also how to add a "home" and perhaps "root" and "swap".

  • In the first screenshot, you can see the filesystem type as lvm2 pv. LVM is a way of abstracting partitions on top of physical disks. It's possible that your new installation is entirely on top of that PV (physical volume). You can use the lvs or lvdisplay commands to see how the final partitions (or logical volumes) have been configured. – Haxiel Apr 12 at 11:48
  • Thank you! It did inform me during the installation that new partitions will be added there, but since I could not see them on GParted I thought something must have went wrong. In "Disks" however the root and swap appeared as Block Devices, so I knew it was fine. – Indoubt Apr 12 at 12:13

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