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I just want elementary OS 5.0 Juno to work

First that "Tech Guy" didn't knew a thing or is lying to you if he never saw a message like that. You can even Google it and you'll find dozens of articles about this, even your exact same issue. The ...
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How do I know how much disk space I have?

Click Power button at the top-right corner of the screen, then select About This Computer in drop-down menu.
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Which swap should I resize?

In fact, having the swap space twice the size of your RAM is only a guideline. Actually with 8 GB of physical RAM you won't need much swap space: you might want to keep the one and delete the other ...
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Changing full disk encryption password

Open up a terminal and type: sudo cryptsetup luksChangeKey /dev/sda5 -S 0 If you want to add another passphrase: sudo cryptsetup luksAddKey /dev/sda5 If you want to see which keyslots are enabled: ...
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Automounting external drives in Elementary OS

Install gnome-disks using the command sudo apt-get install gnome-disk-utility The open it using sudo gnome-disks Select the partition you want to mount. Click the gear-icon and the on Edit mount ...
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How do I know how much disk space I have?

If you want a command line solution try running df -h in terminal. Example output on my laptop is below. udev 2.7G 12K 2.7G 1% /dev tmpfs 538M 1.5M 536M 1% /run /dev/...
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Partition Issue (Using unallocated space)- GParted

You can't change the partition you're currently using. Try resizing the partition using a live USB.
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Low disk space on file system

First Don't touch the kernel, please, if you need space there's other places you can chop and vandalize. There's a reason you always have two version of the kernel in the system. And apt always tells ...
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How do I access the photos on my SD card on elementary OS?

All connected media (CD, flash disk, SD) should automatically appear in this section in Files: Try to be patient, it can theoretically take somewhere around a minute if your computer has a bad day 😉 ...
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How to access data from another operating system files

elementary OS is able to read macOS HFS+ disks. If you want to write to HFS+ disks from elementary OS, you need to install some additional software. Alternatively, to avoid any possible mess with ...
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Can you install elementary os on an ssd hard drive?

You definitely can. I actually cloned my full HD to a new SSD yesterday, and it rebooted just fine and speedying everything...
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How do you Partition On Elementary to Install Windows?

If you want to install windows 8 and remove elementary you do not need to create partitions from elementary. If you want to create partition without Windows pre-installed on the hard drive, you can ...
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Resize elementary OS partition to full disk partition

To resize elementary OS partition please boot into a live-usb of elementary OS and select the try option. Then please open GParted and resize your elementary OS partition. You can just resize it, no ...
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Can't install elementary due to GPT HDD

Complementing @maccer response, in addition to generating a USB stick properly using Rufus (Windows) or Etcher (Linux) I recommend deactivating "secure bios". This feature has been shown to be a ...
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Can't install elementary due to GPT HDD

You shouldn't change to MBR. The best way is to install elementary with a GPT. You can use a tool like Rufus (for Windows) to create a bootable USB that will allow you to install elementary as GPT. ...
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"Fusion Drive" on eOS?

What you call Fusion Drive in Linux is called, for a long time, Logical Volume Management (LVM) Watch this video I just found (at least the first 6 minutes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Unabled to format USB Drive

There is an app on AppCenter, Formatter, which might become useful. Try this.
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Unabled to format USB Drive

Follow this, might work (Gparted): https://askubuntu.com/a/377396/890782 Also from Debian's launchpad report (link below) You can work around this bug in gnome-disk-utility using these steps: ...
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Loki not showing files from iPhone iOS 11.2.1

unfortunately there's no way to mount iOS devices on Linux anymore for some time. At least not any that I'm aware of. I just use icloud/apple photos to access my images.
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Low disk space in root file system error

It is solved. I formatted an NTFS partition as ext4 and moved to it many files, so I have enough free space now.
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Setup external hard drive?

I would check out this instructional post. https://askubuntu.com/questions/315914/step-by-step-guide-to-partition-an-external-hdd-in-two-file-formats Seems to have a lot of information along with ...
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How do I know how much disk space I have?

I'd second @roman's answer. "About This Computer" is probably the simplest way to get information about your hard drive. For more detailed information, you could install Disk Usage Analyzer or Disk ...
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Elementary does not see Windows 10 but instead sees recovery partition as Windows 7

I just recently installed eOS Loki along side Win10. From the pictures that you posted, it looks like you originally installed Win7 and upgraded to 10. I think that might be where the name is coming ...
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How to remove full disk encryption?

It seems that the only way to remove disk encryption it to reinstall elementary os. Just make sure to back up all your files on an external drive before you do. Sorry there is no other way :(
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How to make disk Partition?

You can download and use gparted software visually and directly vis AppCenter on the Loki. After partitioning HDD as you want, you can install windows on the region of storage partiotioned for windows....
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It says there are only 996MB free space of my home partition, but the pantheon-files tells me that there are 98.2G free out of 1.9TB

Can you please post the output of df -h ? Edit: Please Check this link. By default, ext2/3/4 filesystems reserve 5% of the space to be useable only by root. This is to avoid a normal user ...
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"Erase disk and install elementary" partition defaults

This is what "Erase disk and install elementary" have done in my virtual machine: One large primary ext4 fromated partition for / (boot and home altogether). One more extended partition with swap ...
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Forgot passphrase of an encrypted disk

At this point if you don't have really done any kind of customization, you might just reinstall the OS without the encryption.
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How to recover / merge partions into Elementary OS?

To use full functionality of Gparted you need to start it not from your OS. For example, in situations like yours I use Live-USB with Elementary. So, you run Gparted from Live-USB (or DVD, it's not ...
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Disk space fill up with kernel and firewall logs

This is likely caused by a firewall misconfiguration (which is what ufw is), which can be modified to run in low-logging mode with this simple command: sudo ufw logging low Then you will probably ...
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