How do I label a partition in Linux? First step is to select the partition whose label is to be changed, which is Partition 1 here, next step is to select gear icon and edit filesystem. After this you will be prompted to change the label of selected partition. And finally, the label of the partition will be changed.
What is the partition label? Partition label is an optional name assigned to a partition to help users identify a certain partition quickly. Although partition label is not required, it makes it easier to keep track of what data is stored on each partition, especially when users have got many partitions.
What is a label in Linux? In linux, hard drives are referred to as devices, and devices are pseudo files in /dev. For example, the first partition of the second lowest numbered SCSI drive is /dev/sdb1. If the drive referred to as /dev/sda is removed from the chain, then the latter partition is automatically renamed /dev/sda1 at reboot.
How do I change the partition name in Linux? Go to System > Administration > Disk Utility > Hard Disk. Select the partition of your choice in the Volume section. Click Edit Filesystem Label. Enter a name in the field and click on Apply to validate.