Simple steps to prepare new/extra hard disk and add mount point in Linux

Setting up a new disk is very easy in Windows. It’s more or less plug and play. However, if you are preparing/partitioning a new disk drive in Linux, there are several commands you need to run before you can use the disk. Most of the tutorials are designed for more advanced users. If you just want a quick step by step guide to setup the disk, follow the instruction below.