Notes on installation and resizing the root partition

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  1. Use dcfldd to install the disk image, it gives progress details:
    sudo dcfldd if=dlk.pidora.img of=/dev/sde sizeprobe=if bs=4M
    There will be a long pause at the end while dcfldd writes out buffered data to the SD card
  2. Use gparted to expand the root partition to fill the SD card and skip the resize step during installation.
    sudo gparted /dev/sde