How to find the UUID of a disk drive in Linux

There are two ways I know of which will print the UUID of all disk drives attached to the current system:

or

The UUID is required to permanently mount specific disk drives in /etc/fstab.

  • http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/658/linux-how-can-i-view-all-uuids-for-all-available-disks-on-my-system
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Universally_unique_identifier

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