Create partition for swap (/dev/sdaX in this example). Prepare and enable it using mkswap and swapon commands. If you already use swap partition then omit these steps. $ sudo mkswap /dev/sdaX Setting up swapspace version 1, size = 4194300 KiB no label, UUID=325d9718-8532-460d-afec-74e6aee9ae5f $ sudo swapon /dev/sdaX Execute ecryptfs-setup-swap script (it is part of ecryptfs-utils […]
After I started my journey with squashfs I encountered problem with VideoLAN as I couldn’t start it.
The easiest way to download YouTube videos is to use youtube-dl.
DOS partition table We can use sfdisk to dump partition table in usable format and store it: $ sudo sfdisk -d /dev/sda > sda_partitions Partition table can be restored using stored backup: $ sudo sfdisk /dev/sda < sda_partitions Partition table can be easily cloned (from sda to sdz in this example): $ sudo sfdisk -d […]
I recently needed to know the UUID (universally unique identifier) of my bootable USB root partition. It is a better way to distinguish storage devices because device names can change depending on the connection order.
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Recently I started to use Minimal CD for customized installation so I need to write down places where I can get it.
Edit /etc/grub.d/40_custom file to add a custom entry in grub2 menu.