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How to smart limit the trash size/quota?

I am talking about the .Trash-1000 folders like. Some times it's contents size reach like 18GB, and applications trying to write files will fail with no clear messages, because the disk space has ...
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How to block Internet access for some devices on given hours?

I have a Ubuntu machine (15.10) running as a gateway which routes / firewalls traffic between a LAN an Internet. I need to block Internet access during some hours for specific devices on the LAN. ...
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How can I set a daily limit on a specific user's login time? [duplicate]

I need to restrict the use of a machine to two hours per day (total, across multiple sessions of being physically logged in at the console). Is there any way I can do that? Edit: I suppose I could do ...
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quota report for maildir size

when I run script quota_notify for notifying maildir size for each user in postfix the report contain old users new users don't appear. I found file called maildirsize in old users directories but new ...
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Grace time in quota

I implemented disc quota for users (ubuntu server 14.04). I try to use edquota -T user to determine specific grace time for the selected user. It doesn't work. The time is set to default value (7 ...
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Why would the quota command not work at all?

I've installed and then updated quota, and now whenever I try and run the command, this is what happens: superuser@superuser-MS-....:~$ quota -v superuser@superuser-MS-....:~$ quota superuser@...
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Get disk quota when not administrator?

I'm logged into uBuntu 14.04 LTS at the University. After several hours of working in nvcc (cpp compiler for nVidia CUDA C), editing .cu (CUDA cpp) and make files in gedit I suddenly get a "Disk quota ...
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Reset Quota for particular user

I want to reset a quota size for user. I have already try to reset quota with help of /etc/init.d/quota file by adding reset function in it. If suppose user name Philipa have 100MB and when Philipa ...
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Cannot set quota for user - numerical result out of range

When running following command: setquota -ua username 4718592 5242880 0 0 I get this error: setquota: Cannot set quota for user 1002 from kernel on /dev/mapper/hostname--vg-root: Numerical result ...
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How to monitor disk quota in modern way? Status in widget, menu, status bar?

I would like to have constant remainder / status update of remaining disk space within quota set for particular user. I have setting the quotas figured out, just not the monitoring part. My Ubuntu ...
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Can I set Internet usage quota in squid on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to set Internet usage quota in squid on Ubuntu 12.04. Please suggest me the squid policy for set Internet usage quotas. Thanks in advance Rakesh
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Quota error (device dm-4): find_block_dqentry: Quota for id 107 referenced but not present

I have problem with my server. For server configuration I followed http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-ubuntu-12.04-lts-apache2-bind-dovecot-ispconfig-3-p5 My screen is flashing every 20 seconds ...
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Does btrfs support per user quota?

If I move the /home/... folders to a btrfs partition, can I still enable per user quota? That is, each user should be able to use a limited amount of storage.
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Disk Quota questions

I have some problem when I'm trying to allocate disk limit for user in Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS system. I use edquota to specify the amount of disk space for user after edit fstab file. Here are some ...
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Printing Quota Error Mesage

I'm attempting to set up print quotas for printers here at the office. However, it appears when the quota is reached, the print just fails silently, and the user doesn't have any idea what's ...
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Removing the filesystem quota on a partition

I want to install Dovecot on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and it recommends that we place the control files into a partition which will not be limited by the filesystem quota. If I create an ext4 partition with ...
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Setting up group disk quotas

I am hoping to get some advice in setting up disk quotas. So, I know about: Adding usrquota and grpquota on to /etc/fstab for the file systems that need to be managed. Using edquota to assign disk ...
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Install quota stuck on repquota

i want to use group-quota on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server. I've start with the following steps: $ apt-get install quota Edit /etc/fstab proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 none /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=...
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Disk quota for a folder

I would like to limit the amount of data my Deja dup backup will try to put on its corresponding Dropbox folder, say limit it only to 500MB? Is it possible to set a disk quota on a file folder?
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How to set disk quota for multiple users within a single disk partition

I have a single disk partition (say /shared) shared by multiple users. It has a single file system (ext3). I want to put home directories for each of the user here and set their disk limit to 5 GB. ...
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Shared Folders Space Usage

I am a new user moving from Dropbox. The gripe I have with Dropbox is that it takes the shared folders size into account for your disk quota. Is it the same with Ubuntu One?
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Quota format not supported in kernel

I'm trying to configure quota for my / mount on Ubuntu 11.10. I have added ,usrjquota=quota.user,grpjquota=quota.group,jqfmt=vfsv0 to it in fstab. Made mount -o remount / and quotacheck -avugm. But ...
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How can I set a quota in /etc/fstab?

i want to mount my /home in etc/fstab for quota limits how do i do that ? My Ubuntu-Server fstab # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique ...
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“Disk quota exceeded” error

In our lab, NFS server has been setup. This server has home directories of all users. Quota is enabled for all users. root@server:/users/labuser# du -sh 69M . root@lab-01:~# quota -su ...
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Does purchased music count against my storage quotas?

For some reason I was under the impression that music purchased from the Ubuntu One store didn't count against my storage quota, but after I purchased a few albums I see that I haves less storage ...
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Quota Exceeded but I only use 1.8 MB

Everytime I start up, I get an error message from Ubuntu One that says I've exceeded my quota, but I'm only using 1.8 MB and I thought you got 2 GB. How do I fix this?
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How to apply disk quota in ubuntu server on a VPS?

I have a VPS with ubuntu server 10.04 installed on it.Now I want to have some shell users with limited home folder size. It seems quota is the best way to do this, but all tutorials require editing /...