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Questions tagged [ssd]

Questions about running and using elementary OS with a SSD.

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Migration from a HDD to a SSD

I recently bought a 240GB SSD. Before that, the system (Elementary OS Loki) was installed on a 1TB HDD, consuming 512Gb. My idea would be to leave the user's folder on the HDD, which consumes lots of ...
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Abnormal SSD overflow

I've got abnormal SSD overflow in Files > File system > Properties. SSD KigFast 32Gb with root directory mounted and /home on logical partition of HDD. All is up to date. I use it every day in full ...
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Updgrade to Kernel 4.15 or after fill full hd

I update my linux and i discovery that muy hdd ssd sandisck 240GB are full of files. I reinstall the linux and discovery that any time that i update and this update include the kernel to 4.15 or newer ...
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Bios and Elementary OS cannot detect my SSD after installation failed

Today I tried to install eOS on my SSD (where Windows 10 Pro was installed) and after an error during the installation, bios and elementary don't recognize my SSD anymore Here's the steps I did: ...
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How to check the TBW for ADATA SSD?

A week ago I make a fresh OS install on a brand new ADATA SSD and wanted to check the TBW till now. Here is what I "found" in S.M.A.R.T.: === START OF INFORMATION SECTION === Device Model: ADATA ...
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How to reformat my SSD while eOS is installed, so I can install W7?

I have an SSD in my laptop that has elementaryOS installed to it, I want to uninstall elementaryOS so I can install Windows 7.
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SSD and Elemantary? [duplicate]

I would like to set up an elementary on SSD. What kind of settings should I set? I do not speak english I use translation. according to him you write simple: D
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Laptop won't boot elementary os

So I installed an mstata SSD in my laptop and installed elementary os. It works fine until I put my old hard drive back in. Even with nothing on the HD my system will not longer boot. Any ideas how to ...
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Installer NVMe Support (Dell XPS 15 9560)

In attempting to install Elementary OS on my XPS 15 9560 (i7, 32GB ram, 1TB ssd), I've run into the issue with the installer not recognizing my main (and only) SSD drive. On the 9560 it happens to be ...
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Game Performance and Drivers

I just started using Elementary. I have some issues with games and game performance. I have a GTX 1070 and an i7 6700, so my hardware is up to par. Worst case is Insurgency. The game crashes on ...
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can't see my hdd or ssd on instalation

i can't see any of my hard drivers on the installation, but when i run gparted they are both there. How i can see then on installation? or install from live boot via terminal?
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Troubles installing Grub in UEFI mode

A few days ago my new Dell XPS 15 9650 arrived. So far I managed to get only Windows 10 to install, but I really want to use elementary instead. After two days of fiddling around, I finally give up: ...
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SSD optimization?

I'm a complete newbie and just installed elementary loki. I followed post installation tutorial and did: sudo mv -v /etc/cron.weekly/fstrim /fstrim (to disable the weekly trim) sudo -i scratch-...
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Booting problem

I install updates every day and since 1st of Feb. I have booting issues with my Elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64-bit) (U 16.04 LTS) but not every time though. I turn on my PC. sda5 screen shows up, I enter ...
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Cannot shut down and CPU fan goes crazy

I've installed Elementary OS Loki on my laptop yesterday. At the beginning everything was OK. But last night after some installation and system updates I cannot shutdown Elementary OS. When I ...
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Installation and persistence on an SSD

First of all, sorry about the English, it's not my first language. I'd like to install Elementary OS on an SSD, this one : https://www.amazon.fr/Kingston-SSDNow-UV400-Disque-SATA/dp/B01FJ4UN76/ref=...
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How to change swap area partition?

I'm using Elementary on Lenovo S540 laptop, which has separate HDD and SSD. I've installed OS on the SSD and create a swap area. Can i delete this swap on SSD and create another on HDD?
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How to install programms on the multiple partitions?

I'm using Elementary on notebook with 1TB HDD and 16GB SSD. I've installed Elementary on SSD and cut HDD into two partitions: one with windows in NTFS and other in ext4 as additional space for ...
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How to clone elementary OS to new SSD

How can I clone my current elementary OS installation to a new SSD (or HDD) while keeping all my data and programs. I have done a lot of tweaking and I do not want to have to redo it.Also is there ...
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Can't install Freya on SSD NVMe + Nvidia Optimus

I just get a new laptop and I can't manage to install Elementary Freya on it. Live CD doesn't launch, same for the install process, all I get is some Kernel lines and the process stopped.Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Hard resetting link after SSD firmware upgrade

System: HP Omen 15-5003nl SSD: SanDisk SD6PP4M-256GB-1006 SSD Firmware: A200906 Kernel: 3.19.0-58-generic I recently upgraded my SSD firmware and it fixed a serious ahcpi freeze bug on Windows ...
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Does elementary OS have TRIM enabled? Is my Samsung 8-serie SSD safe?

There was a kernel bug that made TRIM lose random data. Samsung submitted a patch to the kernel. Is it applied in elementary OS? Or only new kernel versions? Do I need to update? How can I find out ...
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Crazy slow ssd speeds with a Samsung 850 evo

I just ran $ dd if=/dev/zero of=./largefile bs=1M count=1024 and got "1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 10.2641 s, 105 MB/s" read speeds are only 20 MB/s faster. I ran the dsmeg grep thing and my ...
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GRUB on SSD while elementary OS is on HDD

I have a Samsung laptop with an SSD (24GB) and an HDD (500GB). First, I installed windows 10 on the SSD, no problem so far. Then I installed latest build of elementary OS Freya on HDD but when I try ...
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My Boot freezes if my secondary drive is plugged in - Freya

I have a weird issue. I installed elementary OS Freya last night. Long story short, I got tired of the issues I had with Windows 10 upgrade and decided to take the plunge. When I installed elementary ...
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How do I optimize my SSD with Trim in Freya?

After reading several articles I understand that Solid State Drives (SSDs) require special considerations such as partition alignment, choice of file system etc. TRIM support is needed to set up SSDs ...
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Partitions on a SSD + HDD setup

In the next week I will get a SSD for my notebook at work. This will be my first SSD and it will have a capacity of 256GB (maybe even ~500GB). At the moment I have a 1TB HDD and ~300GB in use. I will ...