Reload fstab (/etc/fstab) – dynamic loading without restart – Linux

When we make a change in the /etc/fstab file in order to be active (ie taken into account) we need to notify the operating system to refresh the commands in fstab or to restart the system, which is not mandatory! So, to reload the commands from fstab, in linux we have the mount command, which […]

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How to Change Partition Label Names on Linux: EXT4 / EXT3 / EXT2

The most popular options are to use commands e2label or tune2fs used for changing label of ext4, ext3 or ext2 type partitions: # e2label /dev/sdf1 EXTLABEL and/or # tune2fs –L EXTLABEL /dev/sdf1 For other file filesystem, some less used in the linux environment: NTFS ntfslabel /dev/sdf1 NTFSLABEL SWAP mkswap -L SWAPLABEL /dev/sdf1 exFAT exfatlabel /dev/sdf1 […]

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View the file size of a directory in LINUX – Folders and Subfolders

If we want to see what is the size occupied by folders or subfolders in linux, we can use the du command, that is a command line utility for reporting file system disk space usage. It can be used to find out disk usage for files or folders and to show what is taking up […]

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Disk Partitions Commands in Ubuntu/Debian Server – LINUX Tools

1. fdisk The fdisk command can display the partitions and details like file system type, model, zise. In Ubuntu 20.04 report the size of each partitions, but not in all Linux distributions! @ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/nvme0n1: 232.91 GiB, 250059350016 bytes, 488397168 sectors Disk model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO 250GB Units: sectors of 1 […]