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Ubuntu 12.04 swap USB [duplicate]

I'm new in ubuntu and I tried to install the alternate CD in my machine. Everything went fine but when I tried to boot a black screen and a blink cursor went on. I can boot from my USB and searching ...
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Swap partition on 13.04 not working

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Dell Studio 1555 laptop and the swap partition isn't mounting or the system is just not using it. I have been using Ubuntu sense 10.04 and have never had this ...
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Use swap partition for hibernation

I just created a swap partition out of my useless USB drive (4GB). I'm successfully using it, it shows in the top command and I also edited the etc/fstab to automatically mount it at startup. My ...
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Using usbdrive as ram in ubuntu

In windows it is possible to use usb flash drive as a virtual ram. I wonder if it is possible to do so in ubuntu? If it is, how could one do it? [Edit]: I mean Ready boost equivallent for ubuntu. I ...
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Swap partition is being corrupted by running Ubuntu from a USB stick

The question I have is a little complicated, I'll try to walk you through the problem: Basically, I installed Ubuntu 11.10 onto a USB thumb drive that I formatted as an ext2 partition. I didn't want ...
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Poor performance after reinstalling to a USB drive

I am currently running Ubuntu 11.10 off of a SanDisk 16GB USB. I installed it using a Live USB with the following partition configuration: 6GB Primary /dos FAT32 5GB Logical / ext4 5GB Logical ...