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GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide
by Graham Williams

New Disk Setup

Connecting a new disk to a computer may require the disk to be formatted before it can be used. The command cfdisk from the util-linx package can be used to partition a disk. Use mkfs.ext3 from e2fsprogs to format the disk:

  $ sudo cfdisk /dev/sdb
  $ sudo mkfs.ext3 /dev/sdb1

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