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Moving only Elementary Hera OS from a 1Tb HDD to a 120Gb SSD

I have a Dell Inspiration 15 5555 with Elementary OS Hera which has a base 1Tb HDD, but I wanted upgrade it and recently install a 120Gb SSD using a caddy replacing my DVD/optical drive. Now I want to ...
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Is it possible to extend the HDD with a USB Drive

I'm new to Elementary OS and Linux in general (other than my ASUS router and some use of a Raspberry pi), and I have a cheap Dell Inspiron 14 3473 laptop with a measly 32GB HDD. I successfully ...
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Disk Encryption Juno/Windows 10 - Dual Boot from separate hard drive

I have two separate drives with Window and EOS Juno. I'd like to encrypt both systems but want to avoid any booting issues. Any recommendation how this can be achieved? Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB512HAJQ-...
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Low disc space on /boot (Horus 7.1)

I'm a tech newbie user who's just started using Horus and I'm loving it so far, but I had a warning pop up saying that I'm running out of disc space on /boot. Since I know enough to enter commands in ...
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Where to create my swap partition on the HDD or on the SSD?

Where to create my swap partition on the HDD or on the SSD? Hello my people, I hope you are very well, I really like this linux distribution, I tell you my case, I have 2 storage units, I have a HDD ...
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eOS and Win 10 can't see eachother files in an External HDD formatted NTFS

I bought this Seagate Expansion Drive with 2TB of space so I could backup files from both machines I have, one with Elementary OS and another with Win 10. It worked at first but weirdly it seems not ...
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All my files under my HDD is read-only

can anyone help to fix my hdd. All the access is read-only after I reboot my laptop. I already tried to change the ownership and owner but still, I cannot save anything because all my files are read-...
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How to fix 3584 alignment offset issue during installation

So I made the acquisition of a Seagate Backup Plus Slim to use as an external hard-drive for a laptop that years later now refuses to acknowledge either the internal HDD or SSD. I'm having issues ...
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Recover partition OR data

So I was installing Loki in a Macbook 6.1 (late 2009). All was fine until the formating part. It wasn't a system failure only my own dumbassery; in the HDD there was this backup partition that I ...
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