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Are PV (physical volume) and partitions the same thing?

If I call fdisk /dev/sda it names /dev/sda a disk, and dev/sda1 a partition. On the other hand, if I call pvdisplay then /dev/sda2/ is a PV name. Are PV and partition synonyms ? If not, what are the ...
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Pulseaudio: How to set individual sink volume for left, right or srround channel on commandline

I have a 5.1 surround sound card and want to set individual volume for the different channel: Sink #1 State: RUNNING Name: alsa_output.usb-0d8c_USB_Sound_Device-00.analog-surround-51 ...
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Is it possible to have nested striping (besides RAID10) in LVM?

I want to put one RAID on top of other RAIDs. This can easily be done with MDADM by using an existing MD device as one of the members for the new MD device. Similar functionality could probably be ...
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How do I "get write permission for device files" in Linux?

I have just install brightnessctl to control my screen brightness, but can only run it as root. Doing otherwise prints the suggestion I "get write permission for device files". What is the ...
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Bluetooth speaker volume control doesn't work (but muting does work)

$ neofetch OS: Pop!_OS 21.10 x86_64 Kernel: 5.15.8-76051508-generic I have two Bluetooth devices: a speaker SoundCore Boost and headphones EDIFIER W830BT. When I'm trying to change the volume on ...
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Change mount location of an encrypted volume?

I've followed this page to make a partition encrypted. When I format the created luks volume I do this: root@M17A:/home/mike# sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/mapper/cryptpart mke2fs 1.45.5 (07-Jan-2020) Creating ...
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No partition table on volume created from Amazon Linux 2 AMI's snapshot

I have created a new AMI using Amazon Linux 2 (AL2) as source image using packer. Now I am trying create vhd of it and transfer to Azure Image. We have been doing this for Centos7 AMI successfully, ...
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Fix disk and volume manager configurations for a cloned server

I have cloned a physical server that has Enterprise Linux version 5.1.19.6 as the operating system with Clonezilla to a VMware virtual machine and the cloning completed successfully. However, I ...
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cannot resize disk on aws instance

I tried following the instructions in: Can't resize a partition using resize2fs But nothing seemed to work. The output of lsblk is: [AWS root@archive ~]$ lsblk NAME MAJ:...
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Recover disk space lost by ZFS and Syncoid / Sanoid -- please help

Long-time reader, first-time poster here. Being new to Linux I've perhaps stupidly (given my level of expertise) allowed it to install with the ZFS file system. This seemed nice initially because it ...
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LVM Volume Group not found

After rebooting my server i get the following error message: Begin: Running /scripts/init-premount … done. Begin: Mounting root file system … Begin: Running /scripts/local-top … Volume group “ubuntu-...
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How to confirm that I installed on correct EBS volume

I am relatively new to Unix. This problem is about Ubuntu Ec2 instance I am using to install Postgres. The fact is, I installed everything related to postgres, configured services and logging and all, ...
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Is there any risk to create an LVM group with two disks of different physical sector size?

I have two hard drives of different physical sector size. I would like to create an LVM volume group with them, however, when I do so with vgcreate, I get a warning telling me that the two disks have ...
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What is stored in zfs dataset after create filesystem or volume?

I just wonder zfs structure. I create normal zfs filesystem. In case, 'test' filesystem in 'master' pool. basic filesystem create Although i only create filesystem, 'master/test' has occupied 88 Kbyte....
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Brightness and volume key bindings not working in dwm

I'm trying to get my volume and brrightness keys to work using dwm. I put this into dwm/config.h: static const char *upvol[] = {"/usr/bin/pactl", "set-sink-volume", "0", &...
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pvs + how to get the values of pfree in Giga for specific Volume group

in my rhel 7.6 machine I used the pvs command in order to display the Pfree values pvs PV VG Fmt Attr PSize PFree /dev/sda2 rhel_rhel7 lvm2 a-- <39.00g 4.00m /...
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I have a second hard drive installed in my hardware which I can't access from Debian (not mounted)

I just installed Debian but I had some problem during the installation. I first installed my OS on HDD cause I wanted a dualboot with Windows (which WAS located on the SSD) but I couldn't complete it ...
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pulseaudio: very sensitive volume (no sound when volume is less than 97%) for USB speaker

When using a USB speaker (this one) in Ubuntu 20.04, I'm observing something weird: when volume is at 100%, sound is audible (and reasonably loud). However when I gradually decrease the volume (via ...
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Possible to create an encrypted container that does not require password for write?

Are there readily available packages on linux that provides an encrypted container that everyone can write to without knowing the password? We want each user to submit their works at the end of the ...
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How to stop Zoom from randomly muting itself?

I'm on Arch right now, but I had the same problem (although slightly less often) on openSUSE Tumbleweed. Basically, whenever I enter or leave a breakout room in Zoom, and sometimes randomly while I'm ...
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Virtual ALSA device, sync / intercept volume commands

I have a stereo. I like it, because the sound is nice, but it's not quite sophisticated engineered: It has an internal USB Card soldered on some board, directly outputting audio to the power amp. ...
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Remounting /home in a new volume

I mounted a new ext4 storage volume to my server after I had already installed an application that primarily uses /home. This application needs to take advantage of the additional storage, so I want ...
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How to disable the on-screen volume level indicator when changing volume in Linux Mint?

What I want is either change the "on-screen volume level indicator" or disable it completely. By "on-screen volume level indicator" I mean this:
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How to remove a disk from an lvm partition?

Can anyone help ? I have 2 disks spanning my main partitions. 1 is 460Gb and the other is a 1TB. I would like to remove the 1TB - I would like to use it in another machine. The volume group isn't ...
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XFS partition in Volume Group is suddenly showing up as Atari partition

I have a server with a large amount of data stored in an XFS partition within a Volume Group spanning a couple physical drive and numerous segemnts/extents. Suddenly, in the last couple hours, the XFS ...
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LVM - Renaming a Volume Group and ensuring system can boot?

I have a fresh install of CentOS 7, which will act as a KVM host. I don't like the default name given to the Volume Group and I'd like to change it. I read somewhere that renaming volume group that ...
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Can't access data I wrote directly to volume

I am running a VPS with a provider. It had CentOS and I just couldn't get a couple of things to run. So I wanted to set it up again with ubuntu server. I asked the provider for a 10GB drive for a ...
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Docker volume mount using CLI command

I've created two volumes I wish to use to store content of two folders /etc/php and /var/www inside of container: $ docker volume create dvwa_etcphp $ docker volume create dvwa_www I have a ...
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How to handle different File System passthrough for Windows VM

I would like to know which options I have to handle a more advanced file system and volume manager like ZFS or LVM+XFS with KVM and windows. Should I create a LVM volume-group and passthrough it to ...
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When rolling back a subvolume to a snapshot in btrfs, is simply renaming and keeping the old subvolume bad practice?

I'm new to btrfs. I'm experimenting with snapshots and rollbacks. I read the answers here: Conceptualizing btrfs - understanding snapshots, and space used btrfs confused about subvolumes Online ...
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LVM - Relocating ./home ./var ./srv to the same partition

I use CentOS-8 as virtualisation host (so I would like to avoid installing too many apps) 1x Drive, LVM filesystem With a fresh install; I created ./boot, ./boot/efi, ./home, and ./ Each on its own ...
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is it possible to increase disk size by using/adding another clean disk

we have the following disks from lsblk , all disks are not lvm sdc 8:32 0 80G 0 disk /var/hadoop1 sdd 8:48 0 80G 0 disk /var/hadoop2 sde 8:64 ...
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How do I auto duck volume of applications in Linux?

For myself I'm building a navigation/dashcam/music unit for my motorcycle. This consists of a Qt application which captures 2 windows from my navigational software and music player. To do this, I have ...
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mount a NFS volume on a container

I have a NFS server that export a file-system. showmount -e nfsserver Export list for nfsserver: /opt/application/aghas0/docker client1,client2 on the client2 server I have mounted the file-system ...
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Increase the size lvm2 partition to use all unallocated disk space

I have imaged a smaller drive to a larger drive. I now need to increase the size of the parition/volume group (correct term?). The drive has ~1.6 TiB of unallocated space which I want /dev/sdb3 to ...
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How to access Synology nas available hard disk space through ssh?

I recently bought a Synology nas server and installed a 4TB HDD. Now when accessing the nas through ssh, I checked how much space I have on my root account, and I found out it was only 1.5 GB. But ...
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Mapping between EC2 volume and your mounted filesystem

I am running out of space on a particular filesystem. I know this with the following command df -H $ sudo df -H Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 4.1G ...
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How to hide a specific unmounted volume

I am using Debian 9 with xfce and I would like to hide an unmounted volume in the Desktop. I tried to install udisk; however, I ran into a lot of problems. Does anyone know an easy way to hide an ...
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mount -t cifs fails with permission denied

I have a Windows 10 share for a particular user. Then I have Debian:stretch in a docker container. I try to mount a shared folder like this: root@b9cda19f784c:~# mount -t cifs -v -o username=...
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show volume informations in tabular view

I'm trying to save on linux powershell core 6.1 information about the volumes in a variable. Best in the same or similar format as it is possible on windows. But i am unable to achiev this kind of ...
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vg not assigned to the pv group

this is the picture I would like to know how to make same vg assigned to the pv vda4
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Lost Physical and logical Volumes

I can still decrypt my drive and see the files but the physical and volume information is coming up blank. See below is there any way to recreate the physical and logical volumes? root@dad-PC:/home/...
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Disk space on a logical volume

I received a warning that my root volume is running out of space. Indeed sudo ssm list gives me Volume Pool Volume size FS FS size Free Type Mount point ...
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What are the methods to increase capacity for local in usr in linux? [closed]

I have a linux production virtual machine and I need to increase space in /usr/local folder. I have already attached a partitioned and formatted disk with capacity of 300 GB as follows. [root@CentOS6-...
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PulseAudio on Debian 9: How to adjust default sound volume level?

Every time I boot up my Debian machine the sound volume level is at 100 % (what is way too loud). I am using PulseAudio instead of Alsa. How can I adjust the default sound volume level to an ...
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Volume Management: How to move space from one partition to another?

I am setting up a redhat ec2 instance and by default the software I am using (called qradar) created the following volumes on the two 500g ebs storage devices attached to the instance: $ lvs LV ...
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Volume control and network notification icons are invisible and mutually exclusive after upgrading to Mint 19

On Linux Mint 18.3 (x64) MATE, I had the standard volume and networking tray icons. After upgrading in-place to Linux Mint 19, it apparently decided XFCE is what I wanted (but I can choose between ...
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Adding brick volume to gluster fails

I created a 2TB volume to increase space on home directory. I created the partition: $ parted /dev/xvdb mklabel gpt $ parted -s /dev/xvdb mkpart primary ext4 1 100% Formatted the partition: $ mkfs....
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Amixer returning wrong audio value

Running the command: amixer -D pulse sset Master 30% should set the audio volume to 30% right? When running: amixer get Master It returns saying the audio volume is 52%. Any explanation or ...
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Can I delete a Logical Volume from a Volume group with out affecting data on an other logical volume in the same volume group

I have 2 logical volumes lv1 and lv2 which are part of the same volume group vg0. I have to remove 2 physical disks that are associated to the vg0. Can I do a lvremove, vgreduce and pvremove on lv1 ...
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