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Ubuntu, formatting a 3TB drive

There was a blog post that I have used multiple times to format a drive at or over 3TB in size. Unfortunately the original blog post recently went offline and I had to use the wayback machine to get it's contents. The original URL of the post is: here and a link to the wayback machine archive of it is: here. If the original author puts the article back online I would be more than happy to link to it and remove the archived version I have posted below. I hope this helps other people as well but I am posting it here mainly as a guide for myself. TL;DR: lsblk to find the drive name (will be somet…

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