Blkid

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blkid is a maintenance utility that finds partitions on all your connected storage media (whether mounted or not) and shows important information: special device, label, UUID and partition type.

It must be run as superuser or it will not see most drives.

The source of this utility can be found at [1].

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Most (all?) Linux distributions incorporate this from the [util-linux] project.

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