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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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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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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 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 best-...
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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 ...
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Storage almost full for 14.10

I recently wiped my computer to have 14.10 as my only OS. It has 160 GB of storage. That was a month ago. Now, I keep getting prompts that the storage is almost full. And when I look it says I only ...
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Partioning drive containing OS with media

I currently have a drive containing a partition with windows installed. The problem is that inside this partition I have all of my media (music, books, etc). I want to install Ubuntu on the same drive,...
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What kernels & packages do I un-install?

Okay, my wife's computer is apparently running out of space on /boot and from what I can tell in similar questions, it's related to unused kernels (which makes no sense, considering it's a fresh ...
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Ubuntu claims its out of space? [duplicate]

When my wife starts her computer, she is told (after logging-in): The volume "boot" has only 0 bytes disk space remaining. You can free up disk space by removing unused programs or files, or by moving ...
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System runs out of space, space returns after restart

I have no many details except this - After a while my system is using more than 80% of the file system but after the restart it returns to usage of 9%. I have no idea why it happens and therefore I ...
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Swift Through Horizon

Deployed a single node swift, i.e., containing both swift-proxy and swift-storage charms, in a multi-node openstack environment. Here is my config file: swift-proxy: zone-assignment: 'manual' ...
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Change installation path / move programs

I am using a 120GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. I created Ubuntu (home directory, etc.) on the SSD and stored some data (music, photos) on the HDD. Sadly the SSD is now full because of my games and programs. I ...
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can't locate storage. dual boot system

I am new to ubuntu. I am dual booting my system w/ windows 8. I have the os on a ssd I have 4 1 terabyte hhd for storage. they are set up in windows under a storage pool. when I am ubuntu the drives ...
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adobe flash storage settings

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I want to increase the local storage, but i cannot figure it out on this operating system. I have tried everything that i have researched, i think anyway. When ...
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How to increase storage memory in my system(14.04)(installed alongside Windows 7)?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7 by selecting 30GB approximately. Now I want to increase storage memory with out affecting both Ubuntu and Windows. I saw this question, but I can't ...
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Whenever I try to download my Ubuntu 1 files, chrome block me.

I received an email regarding the closure of ubuntu1 files I tried using the link to transfer (os is Windows 7 Ultimate) each time I tried I received error message Chrome blocked download, is ...
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btrfs for deduplication and compression at the same time?

I'm thinking about using btrfs functions for both deduplicate and compress my storage... My question is: is it efficient? I mean, does it deduplicate AND compress at the same time efficiently?! I'm ...
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Why is it showing so big size of files?

This is the screenshot of the properties of all files except /home: My whole hard disk is of ~320 GB, then how is it so big?
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Multipathing issue with Dell Powervault MD3660f

I’m configuring a Dell PV MD3660f storage . Its directly attached to a R320 server (by FC HBA) and the server is running Ubuntu 12.04. For redundancy I have connected two FC HBA with both controllers ...
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Why do EC2 instances provisioned with Juju no longer include additional storage?

I recently upgraded from Juju 1.18 to 1.18.1, and suddenly my charm to deploy a MapR hadoop cluster stopped working. I traced the problem to the fact that non-root disks are no longer associated with ...
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Why do Ubuntu AMIs only have 8gig on root

I've created an EC2 instance from an Ubuntu AMI but the instance storage is split, with 8gig on the root and the rest mounted at /mnt Why is this? How do I get it all mounted on the root?
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Why is GiB used insteed of GB [closed]

I don't know where to ask this question so I posted it here. I see that in Ubuntu the sign for Gigabytes, Megabyte etc are used as GiB, MiB etc. So my question is: What is the reason for using i ...
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Data storage on ubuntu AWS

My client needs 500 GB data space on cloud (AWS). I had created a ubuntu 12.04 and wonder how do I give my client access to my ubuntu share on AWS? How will my client access it and can they map it as ...
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Can I access my 2nd Hard Disk?

I've installed Ubuntu over Windows 7 on my laptop, and didn't think about the second hard disk that it had, which I want to use for storage. Now I can't find a way to access it. Is it possible to add ...
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How can I determine the available amount of disk space when using a charm?

When using juju to deploy a DB, how can I determine the available amount of disk space when using the DB charm? Suppose that I'm using EC2 (or anywhere else) to deploy a PostgreSQL/MySQL/WhateverDB ...
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How to add more storage to Ubuntu server 12.04 for my website?

My main hard drive is being used both as the installation and for my website is there a way Ubuntu can use the second hard drive for my website ? do I have to copy my website to the new drive ? if yes ...
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File sharing with Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I have setup Ubuntu 12.04 Server and am using it as a raid 1 backup for all my photos and files. I would like to set up a web based file server and backup like Google Drive so I can share my files and ...
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Can I make virtualbox replicate its server to another machine for online redundancy?

I would like to create a Vm server using a hyper-visor and have it replicated to another physical box so that if the main hyper-visor or Vm goes down the second one takes over. Is there a way to do ...
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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 /media/...
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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 ...