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How to check SSD/HDD model used on a VPS?

Is there anyway we can check what is the model of storage device used on VPS without having access to the hypervisor. I`ve tried to check it on DigitalOcean droplet using several command but I didnt ...
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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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Log file eating up whole space in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Fix?

I have recently got into Linux and it's dual booted in my pc with windows 10. I installed a few files in Ubuntu 16.04 and a space of 41 GB is allotted for Ubuntu in my pc. But all of a sudden a prompt ...
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Meizu Pro 5 - 13.5 GB of internal storage “used by Ubuntu”

I own the Meizu Pro 5 for a month already and am using it as a daily driver. However I have recently noticed in memory information section that 13.5 GB of my internal memory is "used by Ubuntu". I ...
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Transfering Documents, Pictures, Music, Downloads, Videos from SSD to HDD

I upgraded my laptop by changing my storage from HDD to SSD (switching from Windows 10 to Ubuntu right after) after I finished building my desktop. With that spare 2.5" HDD, I decided to remove the ...
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Ubuntu media folder contains names of directories that are no longer present

After doing some reformatting & renaming of specific partitions on my Ubuntu installation, I see that in the /media folder there is still a directory with the old label volume (and also another ...
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Where does “open with” go

When I download a file from the Internet I can choose "open with" or "save as". When i choose "open with", does it get saved somewhere on the disk? Or is it gone when I close the file? Like totally ...
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How do I change location for the “standard” folders? (Images, Documents, Downloads etc)

My desktop has an 240GB SSD that i use for the OS and a 2TB HDD which I use for extra space. In Windows (all versions), it is possible to use the HDD for "Images", "Documents", "Music" etc. How do I ...
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What uses the space in my Ubuntu home partition?

I'm new to Ubuntu (14.04) and can't understand a simple (probably) thing. When I look at System Monitor it shows this line which says that I'm using 16Gb of the full 30Gb capacity But if I do /home ...
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Unable to access “895 GB Volume”

Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/mdnazmossakib/01D189A576840DF0: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda1" "/media/...
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How to store program files on a secondary drive?

I have the Ubuntu OS installed onto a SSD. I do not want too many program files on my SSD. I understand that not all software files for a program can be stored on a secondary drive. However, I do ...
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Is there are way to read from a windows storage space from Ubuntu?

I have a windows storage space setup on my windows 10 instalation. The storage space includes only a single NTFS drive (sdb) and the drive is only used for storing media, windows is installed on a ...
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Increase disk storage [duplicate]

I can not shrink the boot drive i.e. C anymore, in order to reuse that space for the ubuntu partition which I have installed on dual boot. I want to know how to shrink the F partition and merge that ...
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Low PCI-e link speed for 950 pro

My setup is a 3770k, in an MSI mpower motherboard, with 2 AMD GPUs and a new Angelbird PX1 adapter for a Samsung 950 pro. Doing the UEFI hack described here: http://www.overclock.net/t/1571271/...
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Ubuntu phone - how to store data when writing HTML5 app - preferred way

I started creating a simple organizing app for myself, and hit a brick fairly quickly. Wanted to have an XML list of things that would be read and updated by a HTML form. Now I came through ...
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How do I partition my system so that my SSD houses ONLY the Ubuntu OS and will allow ONLY the Ubuntu OS to reside there?

I just built a new computer. I have a 128GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. For speed and lack of clutter, I want my OS to be the only thing inhabiting my 128GB SSD. I want to allow only Ubuntu itself to be able ...
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Cannot mount storage volume

I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.3. I connected a storage unit (IBM Storwize v3700). I cannot getting it to be mounted to the server. I followed the following steps. install multipath sudo multipath -ll ...
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How to I enable low disk storage warnings?

I haven't been getting the low disk space warnings even though nautilus tells me I've got little space left (varies between 1.4G to unable to save a small file because disk space is exhausted)? I want ...
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How to free up space in /boot when there are no extra kernals

I need to free up space in /boot but a lot of functionality is limited on my computer because /boot is so full! I tried deleting old kernals but I don't have any. I also tried removing things with apt-...
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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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How to use second HDD as program installation drive path

My issue is that I have no idea how to make Ubuntu recognize my intent to have one drive for the loading and use of the operating system and the other for the storage of programs. Is this even ...
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Log folder files extremely large can't log in

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. A few days ago I couldn't log in to my account. I logged in as Guest and received a notice that my hard drive is full. I used Disk Usage Analyzer as was suggested to see ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 put/...
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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 linux-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...