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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 ...
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Why can't I buy more storage?

Im trying to buy 2x20G of storage but when I try it says "Sorry something went wrong".
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Is it possible to grow a luks-encrypted external raid5 array?

I'm planing to buy an external raid array (hardware raid5). My intention is to outfit it with 4 disks initially and encrypt it using luks and dm-crypt. My question is: Will I be able to hot swap disks ...
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Modify fstab to automount external storage correctly [closed]

I'm using Eclipse for java development. My work space is in sda1 drive. Every time login need to Mount the drive after only I can use that work space under sda1 drive. For this I installed Storage ...
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How to record streaming camera video and auto-erase old data before drive fills up?

I'm interested in making my own home CCTV system using Ubuntu. I want to get network cameras similar to this: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260745150596 I want a way to ...
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Why does /var/lock reserve 2GB space?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my Thinkpad X300 which is having 64 GB solid state drive. When I used the df command to learn about the free space, I noticed that there is a mount point /var/lock ...
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Multipath only sees 2.0T of 4.8T

I have been given 4.8T of SAN storage to my Ubuntu 10.04 64Bit server. multipath only sees 2.0T. Is this a limitation of Ubuntu or Multipath; or am I doing something wrong? Example output: ...
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Can iPod/iPad be accessed through Nautilus?

If I plug in iPod to my computer, can the Nautilus access the storage? If not, then what would be the best application to access an iPad/iPod (apart from Banshee)?
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Fake RAID (dmraid) not seeing new SATA drives

I have three drives in my machine, one SSD with 32GB and two 1TB drives, attached to an Intel 82801JI (ICH10) SATA AHCI Controller. The problem is, that I can access only one of the 1TB drives when ...
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Where are all those emails stored in postfix, location of storage of emails so that I could backup?

I am a newbie in linux. Recently, I have installed postfix MTA in xubuntu. I just want to know where are all the emails stored in my postfix server.
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How do I get an HP StorageWorks MSA1500 working?

I have a : HP storageworks msa 1500, with 12 disks and a total capacity of 6TB. I want to connect it to a computer running a linux distribution, more precisely Ubuntu 10.10 Do you think that such ...
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How can I get a redundant filesystem which grows easily?

I want to use Ubuntu Server on a computer which I want to use for my backups. I would like to be able to add extra disk space if that would be required in the future. Basically, I like what the Drobo ...
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Music bought from ubuntu one music store stuck on “Transferring to your Ubuntu One storage”

I bought music from the Ubuntu One music store, and the status of the downloads are stuck at "Transferring to your Ubuntu One storage" under the "My Downloads" section of Ubuntu One Music Store. I can ...
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Is a 40GB SSD practical to use for ' / '

I was lucky enough to be given a 40 GB SSD as a Christmas gift; and, given the inherent speed of these drives, decided it would be best used as the / partition; but then it occurred to me that this ...
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Recommended storage scheme for home server? (LVM/JBOD/RAID 5…)

Are there any guidelines for which storage scheme(s) makes most sense for a multiple-disk home server? I am assuming a separate boot/OS disk (so bootability is not a concern, this is for data storage ...
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Is there a Gmail Drive?

is there the gdrive in ubuntu? like windows have. Or similar
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Accessing my samsung f480T through Nautilus

Ubuntu isn't detecting my samsung f480T when I plug it in. After a bit of Googling, I found nothing. Do Samsung phones require a driver to be installed to work?
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How to get media card reader in NV52 Gateway to work?

Does anyone know how to get a built-in media card reader to work in Ubuntu 10.10? My laptop is a Gateway NV52.
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USB Storage Device Automount

Under Ubuntu 10.04 one of the problems which appeared is that USB devices would no longer automatically mount when plugged in. Normally I would get a pop up message asking what application I wanted to ...
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What is Ubuntu One?

are there any paid subscriptions available for Ubuntu One? What additional features does it have?