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changing uuid of /run/media/root/ partition

UUID can be changed but only to another UUID, so the same 32 digits long string. But udisks (system daemon that is doing the mounting) will use filesystem label if it has one so simply run xfs_admin -...
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Move /home partition from separate drive to same drive as root

Can this be done Yes, and it's not very hard. Multiple ways, it might be easiest if you just copy over the contents of your current home to the /home directory on the volume that hosts / from a live ...
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Can I expand my /var partition?

There are insufficient data in your question from which to derive a meaningfully complete answer other than "maybe". Is there unallocated space on the disk on which /var currently resides? ...
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ext4 filesystem on RHEL 7

when I try to list the partitions on /dev/nvme1n1 (with ext4 type filesystem) I get the following msg: the old ext4 signature will be removed by a write command. fdisk /dev/nvme1n1 does not see the ...
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How do you look into sdb1 and sdc1 to make sure data is mirrored in RAID1 using mdadm?

You can run mdadm --action=check /dev/mdX, and follow its progress in e.g. watch head /sys/block/mdX/md/mismatch_cnt /proc/mdstat. This should show mismatch_cnt as 0 throughout the entire test. If ...
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ext4 filesystem on RHEL 7

Formatting raw devices as partitions is extremely ill-advised. The GPT partitioning scheme data structure occupies less than 1MB, which is nothing in this day and age. If you still pursue this, you ...
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Can I expand my /var partition?

The size of /var greatly depends on what the system is doing. For example, if the system is a mail server, /var/mail and /var/spool could grow arbitrarily large, depending on the size of the user ...
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