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a resource for storing information (think of it as a counterpart of a paper document). Typically stored on a durable medium, e.g. hard-disk drives or flash memory.

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Reverse the expand root FS

When installing Raspbian, the first thing you're told to do is to expand the file system to stretch across the whole SD card. Works great. But what if I want to save space when doing a disk image. Can ...
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Is there a way to compress a backup of the RPi because the backup has empty space?

I did a backup for my RPi (64GB microsd card) and it saved the entire 64GB worth .img file... while theres only ~14GB worth actual data, the image file accounts also for that empty space. Anyone know ...
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Email notifications for low free space

I want to send an email when the space on my pi's sd card is getting low. Also I would like to delete old files when disk space is very full. I can program in Python though I have not yet done so for ...