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Make my Ubuntu, use more swap than RAM

So, I have 786 MB RAM with 1.6 GB Swap. I want to increase the usage of swap. In other words, i want my Ubuntu to use more Swap than My RAM. Please Tell me, how to do it
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update manager - insufficient storage space (false alarm)

I'm trying to run Update Manager but it keeps reporting that there's not enough space. Here's the screenshot: I ran sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade from the terminal but still ...
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Mount Multiple NFS Server Drives mount to single NFS client drive

I've setUp the NFS Server on three machines each has 2 TB data storage size. So i've collectively 8 TB space on these three serves. Now i've a situation that i've file of 8TB at NTFS client machine. ...
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How to manage imported certificates?

I've got a X.509 certificate file (with a .der file extension) of a certificate authority that I want to trust (it's required to connect to my academic network). When I double-click on a .der file I ...
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Where does Springseed store data?

I want to backup my data and I use Springseed to take my notes. Where does it store the notes I write? I checked /opt/springseed but I cant find the data there. I'm sorry if this question has already ...
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Is a keyring necessary for programs to store passwords? [duplicate]

I just downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 earlier and was trying it out. At least I know you can surf all installed applications with the dash home if you click the icons at the bottom, you're not forced to ...
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UBUNTU 12.04 installed on a 50GB partition, I've used 18, and Im told I am full. help? [duplicate]

I noticed a problem trying to install software with both sudo apt-get (etc.) and the software center, and after using sudo dpkg --configure -a I am returned dpkg: error: failed to write status ...
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Swift configuration throws error “unable to create container” when I click on Dashboard to create container

Swift configuration throws error "unable to create container" I get the below error when I try to test from swift Proxy server Account GET failed: 503 Internal Server Error) I have 3 proxy nodes ...
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Can I use Ubuntu One to offer SaaS and IaaS services?

I'm thinking about the possibility of using Ubuntu One free version (?) to offer SaaS and IaaS services. I do not know if Ubuntu One would be a good alternative to start with. What I wonder about the ...
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Setting up SSD+HDD Storage Properly

So the other day I purchased a 128gb SSD for my desktop. Currently I run 12.10 on a SATA drive, but want to do a clean install on the SSD and run that as the main OS drive+apps. I've been reading ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Disks - where is connect to server?

It use to be that when you ran 'Disk Utility' (up to 12.04) you had the option to connect to a remote server (running udisk) to view/manage storage. What happen to this feature? What happened to this ...
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I uninstalled virtualbox, do I get the allocated storage I gave it back?

I installed virtualbox as I needed a quick way to use iTunes so I didn't have to keep shutting down my laptop to use it and then restart it again to go back to linux. I think the installation failed ...
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Change where basket saves notebooks?

Currently I am trying to use Basket but, I can't find the place where it lets me change where my Baskets are stored. I need to keep them encrypted from prying eyes and want them located in ...
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Make OpenStack store all instances on Cinder

I have been messing around with openstack for a little time, setting up a test environment. One thing i never found out was how to store my instances on cinder... Does anyone here know how i can ...
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Changes to SD card undone after re-mount (e.g. deleted files re-appear)

After having a corrupted file system on my SD card due (probably due to unsufficient power supply) I want to make a new filesystem. (e2fsck fails, log below.) However, any file-related changes on the ...
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can't use galaxy s3 as a usb storage device

Hi im trying to move some files from my phone to my netbook via usb its running Ubuntu 12.10 (gnome shell). When I plug my s3 it seems to recognise what it is but can't read any of its contents. I ...
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Disable Usb ports in ubuntu desktop except usb keyboard and mouse

I installed ubuntu 12.10 64 bit version in my system. I want to disable all the usb ports. Except usb keyboard and mouse. I tried to add a line blacklist usb_storage in the ...
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Private Storage Cloud

I'm absolute new to this area. So, please be gentle :-) I'm looking at the possibility for my company to start a private storage cloud using cheap hardware and software. For example, SATA storage ...
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Moving home/user directory to another drive?

I'm installing a SSD and to save space I want to move my user folder to another drive, is there a way to do that?
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Files disappear when removing pendrive

System updated the next day booted by the kernel that was installed. Based on a tutorial, I tried to burn the ISO image of the Arch Linux on a USB key using the command "sudo dd". Having problems, ...
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20 GB space offer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu One Promotion There is an offer which says Buy any track from the new Ubuntu One Music Store and get 6 months Music Streaming + 20GB storage free! Is the ...
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Can't access any storage devices on 12.10

Hi I've just started using Ubuntu 12.10 (today!) my first time with any non-windows OS. I wanted to retrieve some files after windows stopped working. I boot Ubuntu from a USB and it seems to work ...
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No inodes left error, df -i command says contrary

I copied a lot of files in my mounted Windows drive from Ubuntu and I subsequently ran into Error opening file '/media/windows/<some-file-path>': No space left on device error. I checked the ...
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Where did my free space go? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is taking up so much space on my disk, beside the filesystem? I have a storage drive (2TB) and an OS drive (90GB SSD). I've run out of space on the OS drive: /$ ...
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Try Ubuntu - Where does it store my files?

I am wondering, when you select the option of just "Try Ubuntu" instead of installing, where does Ubuntu store the files that you download / copy / save? I right click in the Home folder, and it ...
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Disk space suddenly 100% used? [duplicate]

I'm trying to identify why, suddenly, 100% of our disk space is in use. I have already rebooted but the issue persists. Here are the outputs of some commands that are showing some strange (for me) ...
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What happens to the storage capacity when I uninstall Ubuntu?

I used the wubi installer for Ubuntu 12.04. After having trouble with getting the Ubuntu to boot, I tried uninstalling it with Wubi. From 'My Computer' (in Windows 7), I noticed the maximum ...
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Error in transfer data to a pen usb

when i try to transfer data to a pen usb in ubuntu 12.04, the system give me error. The pen is formated in fat32. sorry the english and thank you for any help.
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Why is my external USB hard drive sometimes completely inaccessible?

I have an external USB hard drive, consisting of an 1 TB SATA drive in a Rosewill RX35-AT-SU SLV Aluminum 3.5" Silver USB 2.0 External Enclosure, plugged into my SONY VAIO VGN-NS310F laptop. It is ...
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Why does the total space used on my hard drive not reflect what Disk Usage Analyzer Says? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is taking up so much space on my disk, beside the filesystem? I'm a bit curious as to why my hard drive space, according to Disk Usage Analyzer, has 20 GB more used ...
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Sd card bigger than 2gb is not recognized in ubuntu 12.04

When I insert a card up to 2gb it is immediately seen by the system but if try it with bigger one it's not seen. I presume the issue is not due to the card reader itself as it reads all cards under ...
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Not file backup, but sync tool… There has to be a way

I am looking for a way to use U1 as total storage, where I can delete the file from the computer and not from U1. There has to be a way, as with competitors, its doable. Unlike many out there who need ...
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Ubuntu on a secondary drive concurrant with Windows 7

I'm a developer who must rely on Windows for various programs that simply don't run in Linux. My first thought is to run Ubuntu within some sort of virtual machine, such as Vbox. However, my primary ...
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Why is Ubuntu reporting a slightly different size for my Virtualbox disk?

I'm installing Ubuntu in a VM using VirtualBox; I selected the dynamic expansion option (as opposed to fixed) in VirtualBox and set the limit to 85GB. Then, when I was installing Ubuntu, the virtual ...
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How do I get Skydrive working?

Does anyone know how to make Skydrive desktop tool work with 12.04?
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lost space in Ubuntu 12.04 along with windows 7

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04 along with Windows 7 (dual boot). My original hard drive was of 2T and after Ubuntu installation it became 1T for windows and remaining 1T space is missing ...
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Using Ubuntu Cloud as cloud storage for all Ubuntu installations

Is it possible to use the Ubuntu Server Cloud as a storage solution for all of my Ubuntu installations. As in, the same way the Ubuntu One service works, where it is synced with all of my computers if ...
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Ubuntu One - Purchase storage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to pay the ubuntu one storage with PayPal? 2 years ago Ubuntu said we will be able to purchase Ubuntu One storage via PayPal sometime. Does anyone know ...
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20GB SSD + 320GB HDD. Save SSD Space

I have a Acer Aspire S3. It has a 20GB SSD and a 320GB HDD. I want to install Ubuntu on my small SSD and all my data on the larger HDD. I was wondering what can I store on my HDD to save as much space ...
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Dual OS backup Windows and Linux, including filesharing

I would like to back up and store all my files in one place. I am quite tempted by a Western Digital my book live because of autobackup from Windows and the ability to access the files on the network ...
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How is disk space shared from nodes when using Ubuntu Cloud?

I'm thinking about setting up a private cloud using Ubuntu with 2 nodes, but I don't quite understand how disk space from each node is handled in the cloud. Can somebody explain how (and if) the disk ...
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Storing files on cloud

I want to upload some files to the cloud and leave the there to see/use. I don't want them on my pc as they take up space (ie no syncing ) If I uncheck sync with local pc, it won't let me do anything ...
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What is checkbox.log and why is it 8 GB large?

Using the program Baobab, I spotted that I had a file that was gigantic: ~/.cache/checkbox/checkbox.log, 8 GB large. In the same folder, I have also a 360 MB large file called subunit.log. What is ...
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How do I mount an SD card?

My computer has an SD card slot. When I put a working SD card into the slot, nothing happens. When I put a CD or DVD in, or plug in a USB drive, the medium is mounted and available. Is there something ...
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Assigning / partitioning empty disk space

I have a 500gb hard drive on my ubuntu server. I partitioned 150GB for the OS and anything that needs to run on the server (websites, APIs, whatever), and left the other 350GB for backups of ...
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Claiming the provisioned storage

I created a ubuntu server vm with 64GB provisioned storage. I remember that I specified 30GB to be used for the vm. When I do df -h, I get Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ...
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Issues harmonizing my dual boot

I tried to follow this guide: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/35807/how-to-harmonize-your-dual-boot-setup-for-windows-and-ubuntu/ I'd wish and can't figure out how to make it work. I've been dual ...
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What is the best storage configuration for libvirt and KVM?

I have a KVM-host with a lot of local disk for virtual machines that I administer using virtmanager. I want an easy solution for addressing disk for my virtual hosts. I also want to be able to add ...
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Is there an upper limit to Ubuntu One Storage Subscriptions?

At Ubuntu One Services it is possible to purchase 20GB of additional storage space for $29.99/year. There is also a box which appears to work as a sort of quantity selector. My question is: Is there ...
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Ubuntu one API file upload maximum size

I'm making an application using UbunuOne REST API in order to upload files to the Ubuntu storage service. file storage API I can achieve uploading some files, but when I try to upload a large file ...