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    Format swap space??

    For format i left my swap space and just deleted os and reinstalled after format my laptop is flying just like a plane
    i checked at gparted it says unknown and i cant form swap space.
    how can i fix it?

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    Re: Format swap space??

    You do not format swap. It is just space allocated for RAM overflow.

    If you encrypted /home, swap is also encrypted and gparted cannot see it and shows it as unknown.
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