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How to get the UUID of a disk or partition in Ubuntu

Sometimes it can be very useful, and even necessary, to know the UUID (Universally Unique Identifier) of a disk or partition in Linux. Nowadays the configuration for mounting disk partitions on linux (the file /etc/fstab) uses the UUID instead of the device name (/dev/hda1, /dev/sda1 …). If you need to know which is the UUID […]

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