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Disk Usage Analysys..

On my virtual Ubuntu Desktop (HD: 300 GB), Disk usage analyzer shows: and the df-l command shows: This is strange! If the root consumes only 59.6 GB, How the filesystem capacity says it uses ...
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vmware-vdiskmanager is not present in my system

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and trying to expand size allocated to Linux virtual machine, but I'm not able to find vmware-vdiskmanager or any package that installs vmware-vdiskmanager. Can anyone please ...
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Why do I get different free space results? [duplicate]

I've got a separate /home when I run df -h in terminal I get the result like size 70GB used 64GB available 2.5GB so where is the rest? But when I run GParted it shows size(70GB)/used(64GB)/free(6GB) - ...
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Disk naming convention in preseed vs manual installation

When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 onto a Dell PowerEdge R710 via preseed, the auto install first disk is always coming up as /dev/sdc. As per the docs it should be /dev/sda. I looked at ...
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How to boot Kubuntu 12.04 LTS for a Laptop without an OS

I am unable to boot my laptop with a Kubuntu boot disk I made. I made sure it I burnt the 64 bit version (My laptop is 64bit) and not the 32 bit. I am using an iMac to burn the disk and My laptop is a ...
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Problem with update (12.04 to 12.10) “the disk drive is not ready or not presented”

about a day ago I thought it'd be nice to update my ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10, it all went fine until it asked me to reboot, when I did it ubuntu gave me this message: The disk drive for (I can't ...
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How to change mount point? [duplicate]

During Ubuntu 12.04 installation I selected mount point for a 145GB drive to /usr/local. How can I change it?
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On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS hard drive says i can't save stuff to my drive? [duplicate]

Looking at the Disk Utility its says DISK FAILTURE IS IMMIMENT ON THE SMART STATUS....? I still have 21 GBs left, its does say something about the swap data?
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Locating missing files for user account

I have 5 user accounts on my machine, which is running 12.04 on a 500Gb HDD. The main admin account (called Homeuser) has lost all its files after a SD card was pulled from the machine without ...
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Disappearing data

so here is a problem. My gf have Asus S46C with pre-installed Windows 8. She has wanted to have Ubuntu 12.04 so she sent laptop to some guy whom I don't know. He installed Ubuntu next to Windows and ...
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Internal HDs that don't contain the OS aren't accessable unless I try to manually browse them

So I have 4 internal hard drives, one that contains the OS (Ubuntu 12.04), all ext4. After starting the computer up, and without having tried to access the drives (File manager, terminal etc) it seems ...
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Can't select CD disk to copy

I do not seem to be able to select the CD to copy from the combo-box on the copy disk dialogue window - I have tried with a mouse and keyboard but can't select the disk if there is only one item in ...
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Partition table messed up. Cant see any partition using Gparted, though everything works?

Yesterday I was trying to install Mageia Linux along with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. After several tries I finally installed Mageia and created an entry for the Mageia boot-loader in the Windows boot ...
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HP ProBook over heating, shutting down

I'm rather a amateur user. I have a single OS - Ubuntu 12.4. Lately my laptop (HP ProBook 4530s) heating up until it automatically shuts down. It wasn't happening with the older Ubuntu version. After ...
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Safely removing eSATA disks

Is there any way to safely remove any external disk connected via eSATA? Disks make an ugly noise when unplugged, even if there are no mounted partitions... I found somewhere this little command: ...
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Upgrade 11.04 to 12.04

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04. My computer is no longer supported and my computer is now trying to get me to upgrade to 12.10. But I want to upgrade to 12.04. Can I upgrade to 12.04 using the update manager ...
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Booting stops at disk checking

I am constantly face this problem. When i start my laptop it checks the disk for errors , after that it shows , " some defects are found " when i press 'F' to Fix errors , it shows /tmp is not ready ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 running slow: How to improve performance? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I improve overall system performance? I used to work in a computer (Dell Inspiron) with 2GB RAM, 80GB dd and Intel Core Processor with Ubuntu 10 under Gnome, and ...
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Disk partitioning for 12.04 install

I have 6 partitions with grub from an existing Linux OS on /dev/sda8. I want to install 12.04 on /dev/sda1 but since this partition has 31G allocated i want to resize it to 10G and create 2 more ...
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Invalid system disc on boot

When I boot my laptop which has ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 I get a message "Invalid system disc Please replace the disc,then press any key" If on this command I press random keys my grub menu ...
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12.04, Slow load, VMWare Player

Everything, including booting, apt-get install, and web browser page load is snappy, but anything that requires random disk IO seems to be slow. The examples include: application launch, sudo command, ...
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How can I overwrite Windows 7 with Ubuntu?

Windows 7 runs unreasonably slow, so I decided to install Ubuntu instead. I clicked Install but it says that I do not have at least 4. 4GB of disk space. But my hard disk's capacity is is 320 GB. ...
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Increasing Disk size for ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I already have 11.10 ubuntu installed within windows(wubi) and has a disk size of 8GB. updating to 12.04 requires more disk size,how do i increase the disk size for succesful 12.04 installation ?
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How to handle out of space errors

I'm using Ubuntu installed inside windows with Wubi. During upgrade to 12.04 I came across a rather devious trap. About 25% through the installation of packages, I get the message that packages can't ...
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How to mount disk.root into my new Ubuntu?

I tried sudo mount -t /media/66CC2BC0CC2B88FF/ubuntu/disks/disk.root -o ro,loop=/dev/loop0 but it didn't work. Any suggestions? TY!