Tag Archives: server-management

Moving the root partition from one physical drive to another in Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

I decided to generally upgrade some of the hardware in my home-server, which consisted mostly of salvaged parts. This required me to move the root partition to another harddrive. Sounds like a daunting task, but it actually isn’t such a hassle.

Here is how I moved my Linux root from one drive to another in Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, and was able to (finally) throw out my old IDE drive.

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Linux Screen Tutorial

When doing administrative stuff on my headless Linux server I sometimes need to keep a command running, even if I lose my shell connection. The screen command works very well for this, but it also has a lot of other helpful features – ones that I keep forgetting how to use since I don’t play around on the console enough anymore. So I created this concise list of often used and forgotten commands :).

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