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Where are files written to?

We can see all our storage devices in /dev/. For example /dev/sda is the first storage device, and /dev/sda1 is the first partition on the first storage device. But when we save to something else on ...
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Can I run Own Cloud on Ubuntu desktop?

I would like to use One Cloud to set up my own personal cloud storage (unless anyone has a better solution). I would like to run it on Ubuntu desktop. Is this possible or does it have to be run from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 on Acer Aspire S7

I decided to move from Windows 10 to Linux a couple of days ago. I started off by trying to install Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64bit off of a LiveUSB on to my Acer Aspire S7-391 which is an UEFI-based ...
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Where does backup goes, & how much memory it takes?

I have an issue with Ubuntu 14.04, & I think that it's because of the backup storage! The issue is that the available storage in my home directory is getting small without using by the time. I ...
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Merge microSD card storage with internal storage

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with 8GB of system storage. I also have a 32GB microSD card inserted but it's a seperate partition. I would like to merge my 32GB microSD with the system in such a way that ...
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RAID 5 status = “Initialize”

I recently built a PC and loaded 14.04 on it. My motherboard (ASRock z97 Extreme 4) has the capability to run a RAID array built into it (pardon my terminology if I'm wrong, I'm not really that good ...
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LVM or RAID large data more than 2TB.

I am using VMware esxi, I need to maintain more than 10TB data cycling. I need some information. we need more 2TB vmdk file, If ext4 support 2TB. in case more than 2TB what can i do ?. In case use ...
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List free bricks on GlsterFS server

I'm trying to aggregate storage on different four machines using Glusterfs.Each machine has multiple bricks and I'm going write a program to create multiple replicated volumes from the bricks on ...
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Why iscsi volumes mapping to linux device always changes when adding new volumes?

All, I found every time when I create a new volume on iSCSI storage and restart iscsi on my linux host (to discover this new volume), the mapping of previous iSCSI volumes to linux device names of ...
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Ps2 Hdd not recognized

I'm trying to access the files on my ps2 hdd, however; I cannot access the drive because it doesn't show up. I've tried to to use devmapper but every time I try to install it, it fails. Any ideas?
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Xen 4.4 xl xl does not support the w! notation to share disks between several DomU's

Why "w!" option is not supported in Xen 4.4 xl ? How can i share disk rw in different guests os in xen 4.4 with xl. in previous versions in Xen you could do it: 'file:/dev/disk1,xvdb,w!' Is there is ...
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sshfs permission denied even for root user

I use sshfs to mount a remote folder from another server to the local server. Mounting the remote folder works without a problem using the following command: sshfs -o allow_other ...
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What is dav/mapper CAC_VG-CAC_LV? and why is it so large?

I'm a very, very new system admin with no idea what I'm doing and I've been trying to learn, but right now I have a problem. I have limited space on a remote server, but I am desparately in need of ...
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SD card doesn't work well under Ubuntu, but does well under Windows

I own a laptop with a built-in card reader. For the past year or so, I've been coping with a curious problem that seems more software related than hardware. I run a dual-boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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Raic controller with ext sata cage

I was wondering how difficult it is to create a Raid 5 system on an Ubuntu 14.04 desktop pc already running. I plan to use this Raid card with this Sata Cage and add 4 HDD for backup and storage. I ...
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Setting up storage servers with data replication and failover fallback

Environment: 2 x Web Servers 2 x Storage Servers How can I setup my web servers to have access put data into Storage Server #1, and have a failover so that if Storage Server #1 is down, it should ...
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Make mounted media use the “noatime” property

How can I configure Ubuntu (15.04) to use the "noatime" property with any media that I mount (whether it be flash-drives, SD-cards, etc.)? I understand that partitions that are mounted on start-up can ...
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which partition should I extend?

so I shrunk the main storgage partition in my windows 7, and now I want to give that space to ubuntu. There are 3 partitions I see reserved for ubuntu: extended, ext4 (the file system?), and ...
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can I use the command “sudo apt-get install something” in a USB pen drive plugged to my PC?

I want to install a programm in my USB pen drive. I know there is enough storage in my PC to install what I need but I want to install that thing in my USB drive, just to keep it not in my primary ...
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Disk space is lock or not release after moving files

I have this scenario, a disk is mount on and serves as storage device. shared to windows via samba. storage size is about 300GB and already full. i have tried to move files to another storage but ...
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I am currently experiencing many problems, and I currently need to know, if my disc is dying

I went to the retail store which I bought my computer and told them about several problems I had while dual-booting Ubuntu and Windows.. Anyways, that's not what I want to ask, but they also told me ...
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What is the Linux equivalent of C drive on SSD and D drive on HDD?

I am installing Ubuntu and used to Windows, so I will make the comparisons to it. I have a SSD and an HDD. In windows I would install the OS on the SSD (making it C drive) and put all my games and ...
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Where to put downloaded files on filesystem (14.04)

I'm new to running ubuntu as a desktop. I've managed a linux (non ubuntu) server for quite a while now. But, I've just been barely getting by. I am scared I'll mess something up and cpanel/whm is ...
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Putting Ubuntu on an SSD and Files on an HDD

I am installing Ubuntu on a home theater PC. I want to put Plex Media Server on it so I can stream my digital content to all my devices. I have an SSD and an HDD in the build. I want to install Ubuntu ...
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Just deleted windows and not able to access storage getting this error message: [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sdb2 at /media/electricboogaloo/STORAGE: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000" "/dev/sdb2" "/media/electricboogaloo/STORAGE"' exited ...
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Storage property of deployed MAAS node report 0 disks

My controlnode is a hyper-v vm image running Trusty LTS with the maas maas-region-controller maas-cluster-control and juju that control 4 physical HP ProLiant DL360G5 nodes in a ready state. I ...
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How file system block size works?

All Linux file systems have 4kb block size. Let's say I have 10mb of hard disk storage. That means I have 2560 blocks available and let's say I copied 2560 files each having 1kb of size. Each 1 kb ...
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How I do uninstall the apps old version after upgrading to a new version in Ubuntu Touch

I am running Ubuntu Touch in my Nexus 4 with Ubuntu 14.10 (r19). I updated several applications. Now, I have double applications: the old and the new versions in my storage. By example: System ...
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Storage problems with chromebook?

i delete files then empty them in the trash but it still takes up space on my computer and im at 7 gigs please help fast and on my chromebook im having trouble double right clicking i love this ...
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File System Root - Low Disk Space - PARTIAL folder

I use Ubuntu at work and recently I have been receiving a message during boot up that states the file system is low on disk space and at one point the desktop would not fully load. After using Disk ...
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storage settings on ubuntu touch 14.10

to access ubuntu touch storage from the PC I've read to act on settings/storage. I feel like I'm missing something stupid, but I can't find "storage" in my Ubuntu touch 14.10 settings scope (BQ ...
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Few questions about /root /home directories and installation location options

So, I'd like to install Ubuntu 15.04 alongside Windows 8.1. I currently have a 120GB SSD and 2TB SSHD. I will be usng Ubuntu for programming, currently only plan on installing Eclipse and MDK3. Now I ...
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Unistalled apps still taking space on Ubuntu Touch

I'm using Ubuntu Touch 14.10 on the BQ Aquaris 4.5 Today I went to the System Settings app -> About this phone -> Storage and I'm able to see every app I have already unistalled. Also the ones ...
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Why is my Crucial M550 or MX100 drive so slow in Ubuntu?

Recently I replaced the Samsung SSD (Dell OEM) in my notebook with a Crucial M550. Now I see very very poor write performance. Maximum of 80 MB/s sequential writes and the system freezes up for ...
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How to check ZFS Zpool is set up correctly?

I have just created a RAIDZ1 group of 3 x 2TB disks acc@CODAAMOK304:~$ sudo zpool status pool: storage state: ONLINE scan: none requested config: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM ...
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How can I clean my /boot partition? [duplicate]

My /boot partition is "full". I cannot clean old kernels. I have tried sudo apt-get clean and autoremove. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 lts. gzip: stdout: No space left on device E: mkinitramfs failure ...
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Is there an item limit for the file explorer?

This is a question regarding Xubuntu 14.04. Very long story short, I had to use the program recoverjpeg to restore some photos that I forgot to back up after a fresh install. This resulted in 850k ...
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Changing kmail storage locations on the local hard drive

How does one change the location(s) in which e-mail messages related to different Kubuntu 15.04 Kmail accounts are stored on the local drive? I am using POP 3 E-mail system.
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Error estimating the space of the microsd in my cellphone Ubuntu 14.04

Well, the problem is this, I connected my cellphone to my laptop and when I tried to transfer some mp3's to my cellphone, Ubuntu said that the device doesn't have enough space, but in fact, it has ...
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Same USB Port, Same Device: Sometimes Superspeed (USB 3.0) and Sometimes high-speed (USB 2.0)

OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS updated to Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Plugging USB flash drive directly into the notebook computer (USB 3.0 port; not using HUB; ALL USB 3.0 external hard drives always connect at ...
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I want to use my secondary HDD for everything [closed]

In windows, you can change some settings so that only the operating system is on the sdd, and all installed programs and user documents are installed/stored on a secondary HDD. How would I do this so ...
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Virtual RAM folder in Ubuntu?

I would like to have a folder mounted as temporary, which is actually my RAM. This is so that, for example, I could copy a movie into my RAM, unplug my external drive, and then watch it. Can this be ...
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Make more storage on VirtualBox ofr Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to increase my storage space on my Ubuntu 14.10 virtual machine on Virtual Box. I did sudo apt-get clean to remove cached files but I now have 579 MB left: Filesystem Size Used ...
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How can i increase the storage size on ubuntu?

Extra disk defined for storage on ubuntu,but even i can see the volume size in disk utility, when i went to mounted storage that is done before, i see old size of storage.What should i do for ...
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How can I acces to my Windows Phone?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 and I was wondering if there is an application or something like that to access to my Windows Phone storage. It runs Windows Phone 8.1.
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Can't expand Ubuntu VM's hard drive space [duplicate]

Running df -h returns: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 3.9G 3.7G 1.8M 100% / none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup udev 2.0G 4.0K 2.0G ...
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What is the safest method for repartitioning space from the / partition? [closed]

I've got a 240GB SSD that I'm using as my boot/applications drive and only have Ubuntu 14.04 installed, so no finagling with Windows or OS X installs. I originally partitioned off 40GB of that 240GB ...
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LVM partitioning - how to assign disk space equally

I want to divide the remaining space on an LVM physical volume exactly equally between five new logical volumes (they're going to end up as personal network drives for five users). Is there a ...
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8GB RAM is fullfilled, addressed /tmp /var/log into RAM

Ok, so I have 8GB memory and 30GB msata storage + some external drives... 30GB for ubuntu, no SWAP partition, only main / Updated fstab to store /tmp and /var/log into RAM and Firefox caching into ...
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Storage seems to be filling up by itself in 14.04 [duplicate]

My hard drive appears to be filling itself up by itself. Every time I delete files, it immediately fills up. I do not have back up enabled either. I don't even download much. I mostly stream. The only ...