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Increase a laptop’s hard disk size and its encrypted LUKS home partition

A situation that may occur is to realize that a laptop's hard drive is too small for one's needs. Unfortunately, laptops don't have space to hold a second hard drive, so usually people resort to cumbersome solutions such as an additional…

LVM snapshots explained

This article explains how LVM snapshots work and what the advantage of read/write snapshots is. We will go through a simple example to illustrate our explanation. First, create a dummy device that we will initialize as a PV: [cc lang="bash"]#…