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Change device/partition label in Fedora

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I know this is an easy one, but I can't seem to find the current correct way to do it. I've got a TB HDD that I need to change the LABEL on. Currently it's 'LIVE' (it's an old production drive) and I really want to just remove the label altogether and mount it with the UUID of the drive.

What's the best and most current way to do it? I was thinking e2label will do it, but it's been so long since I've done it, I'm playing it safe.

posted Aug 8, 2013 by Deepankar Dubey

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man e2label
tune2fs -l /dev/whatever shows the UUID

answer Aug 9, 2013 by Sumit Pokharna
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can not say about an lvm drive as i do not like them.
_man_ e2label_ should refresh your memory.

answer Aug 8, 2013 by Kumar Mitrasen
Fortunately its not an lvm drive.
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Disks (from the Gnome Shell) or gnome-disks from a shell. Click on the "gears" icon on the partition and select Edit Filesystem to change the label.

answer Aug 8, 2013 by Luv Kumar
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