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What happens after /tmp reaches the limit of tmpfs

Imagine this is the configuration in /etc/fstab (/tmp directory uses tmpfs wih maximum size of 10M). none /tmp tmpfs noatime,nodiratime,size=10m 0 0 I want to know what exactly ...
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Trying to move usr and home to usb drive

I'm running Ubuntu through crouton on a Chromebook 14 and since the system only has 18GB of space I want to put /home and /usr on a 32GB flash drive that I will have attached to the system. I have ...
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ecryptfs mounts as read only

I did the following (http://haridas.in/how-to-put-encrypted-contents-on-cloud-storages.html), and after mounting, the mounted dir is read-only filesystem: I created two dirs: one to /home/user/dir1 ...
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Will Ubuntu 13.10 boot if I enable compression on / which is a btrfs volume

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on btrfs and the installer created the following fstab: UUID=0eff8daf-5924-4a1f-922c-ec82ec594dc0 / btrfs defaults,subvol=@ 0 0 ...
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What is the correct fstab entry for automounting a remote filesystem? [closed]

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to arrange for a remote filesystem to be automounted on startup. I have the following entry for it in fstab: hpmediavault:/shares/Volume1/FileShare ...
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How to automatically mount hibernated NTFS to read-only?

Is there any way to set up Ubuntu this way: If I can't mount the filesystem in rw mode, then mount it in ro mode in the same directory. In result I should not come across the notification that the ...
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1answer
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How to set password for hdd partition mounting

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 x86_64. I have one extra ext4 partition of 90 GB beside my / partition. I want to ask the user to enter a password whenever he/she tries to mount that extra partition by say ...
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Mount USB drive with write permissions for everyone or specific user

I know there are similar questions but I get some specific problem I can't overcome. I have: HDD split into two partitions. /dev/sdb1 and /dev/sdb2. sdb1 is NTFS and I don't need it. I need sdb2 ...
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What happens to remounted data/directories

According to suggestions in this post I am trying to improve my system to run better with a Solid State Drive. But regarding to RAMdisks and /etc/fstab usage I have some understanding problems coming ...
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Fs is read only, “mount -n -o remount /” not working since the fs is not writeable

How can I remount my filesystem rw if the filesystem is read only?
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How can I use RAM storage for the /tmp directory and how to set a maximum amount of RAM usage for it?

After seeing the comment by Anonymous on the question How is the /tmp directory cleaned up?, I found that it would be a great idea to implement on my system, since I have 16GB of RAM and I never used ...
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Clean mounting HFS+ partition after power failure

I have a rather large external harddrive formatted in Apple's HFS+ format, and reformatting it is not an option for me. Now that I have a linux server at home, I have turned journalling off on the ...
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mhddfs mount in /etc/fstab fails if periodic fsck kicks in… how to solve?

( ubuntu oneiric 11.10 server) Here is my /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file system information. proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0 ...
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Why aren't my files getting preserved across reboots?

I've managed to get a Wubi installation onto my USB flash drive, which works on both VirtualBox and on a native computer. (The data is on the root.disk file.) It works completely fine, except for one ...
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Disk won't wake up (?) after hibernate [closed]

I have a hard disk mounted using fstab like so: /dev/sdd1 /media/DATA_TWO ext4 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 2 Occasionally after resuming from hibernate, the /media/DATA_TWO folder appears empty and I ...
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880 views

How to layout the filesystem for a small SSD and a big HDD?

Since I don't use my laptop's CD-drive I want to put a small (8 GB) SSD into the CD-drive slot (I'll use a caddy similar to this one). I want to use compressed btrfs on the SSD and put all the data on ...
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Why does Ubuntu refuse to execute files from an NTFS partition?

I mount an NTFS partition (where I've got some Linux binaries and scripts alongside with Win32 and data files) with the following fstab line: /dev/sda5 /mnt/dat ntfs-3g ...
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1answer
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How to mount a directory inside a fs instead of the whole fs?

I've got an NTFS partition which I never need as a whole. When using it from Ubuntu I only need a specific directory of it which I like to have mounted into a dedicated directory under my Linux FS ...
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2answers
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/opt and /usr/local on the same partition but not under root

I am planning to install Ubuntu on a new laptop soon. I want to put /opt and /usr/local directories separately from the root and home partitions, but I don't need two partitions for them, just one. ...
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No entry for / in /etc/fstab

I can't find an entry for mounting "/" in /etc/fstab (I was hoping to set commit value to something big because my HDD is pretty slow): [.../fest]$ cat /etc/fstab # UNCONFIGURED FSTAB FOR BASE SYSTEM ...
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What am I missing to get symlinks to work with CIFS?

Scenario I have a headless Ubuntu 10.10 RC box running a few service applications on my home network. I have a Windows 2008 Server hosting all my network shares and hard drives. I am currently ...
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How do I avoid the “S to Skip” message on boot?

After upgrading my laptop from karmic to lucid, my fat32 partition won't mount automatically. I get the message: The disk drive for /osshare is not ready yet or not present Continue to wait; or Press ...