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Why have both /mnt and /media?

It seems to me that having both /mnt and /media is a little redundant. Is there any tangible difference between the two that I'm not aware of? Is there a standard that most people follow for where to ...
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How do I install and use flashcache/bcache to cache HDD to SSD?

I want to know if there is anyone who has tried installing and running their kernel built with flashcache or bcache for SSD caching? How did you manage to do it?
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Advantages of separate /home partition on HDD + SSD setup

I have a brand new SSD and would like to optimize my Ubuntu 12.10 installation for best speed and durability of device. From what I know, there should always be a lot of free space in an SSD, and ...
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Installing programs in root vs home partitions?

I'm a new Linux user and a Windows convert. I tried Ubuntu (Dapper Drake) a few years ago and liked it quite a bit, and I'm in the process of installing Xubuntu 13.10 along side Windows7 on my brand ...
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mount two hard drives on start up

I have two hard-drives (one internal and one external) that I want to mount on start up (ntfs, but it doesn’t matter). I can mount them fine with the "Disk Utility" aplication and I can mount them ...
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I want to reformat my home partition from ext3 to ntfs

I have three partitions: one with Ubuntu 12.04, the other is a data partition (the largest of the three) and the last one has Windows 7. First I installed Ubuntu, then I formatted the data partition ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a SSD and HDD system [duplicate]

So I have this 128 GB SSD and a 1 TB HDD. And I plan to install Ubuntu on this system that uses them. Now all the info that I have found in here about similar problems, are usually with limited SSD ...
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Install ONLY Ubuntu OS on SSD (22gb) [Samsung NP530] [duplicate]

install ubuntu on the SSD and all apps and documents in the HDD. Can i?
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My laptop has both a 500 GB HDD and a 32 GB SSD, what's the best way to partition my Ubuntu Installation, and How?

Would the best method be to install the OS on the SSD and then keep all my files on the HDD? What do you think is the best way to partition my installation, and how would I do so? Thanks!
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Cannot write to a newly installed hard drive

I've installed Ubuntu 12.10. My computer has 2 hard drives. The OS is on one and I want to use the second for movies and music. I formatted the the second drive ( dev/SDC1) as Ext4 with the label ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a separate drive

I am wanting to use Ubuntu for daily use and my programming contract work (basically everything except for gaming). Right now I have Windows installed on a 64GB SSD and all of my ...
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Setting Up Filesystem [duplicate]

I recently made the switch to linux, and am running it off of my 64GB SSD, my computer also has a 750 GB HDD under the hood (Lenovo IdeaPad Y570). Seeing that I will eventually obtain a lot of data ...
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I have an asus laptop with ubuntu installed on the 500gb hdd but I want it to boot from the 24gb ssd? How can I do this? [on hold]

This is driving me crazy. I cannot figure it out. Try and explain in simple terms or send a video?
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Move or Install Apps on HDD not SSD

I find a few threads that essentially say "you don't have to do that", so here goes: I already can find how to move the Home folder for a single user off my SSD. I think I have an idea how to do that ...