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Disclaimer: I provided an answer to similar questions here and here. This is a summary of those two answers. Moreover, I am the developer of RecuperaBit. Your NTFS partition is broken. In order to restore the data, you need to make a copy of it (ideally) and then use a NTFS reconstruction software to restore its contents. Clone the drive You really ...


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What Ubuntu 16.04 did was include it in the kernel and the distribution, so you don't have to add extra PPAs anymore or build modules with DKMS everytime there is a new kernel update. This is a big deal. Integrating it with the installer is a natural next step, but it wasn't done in time for the 16.04 release. Maybe in a point release in the future.


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you cant directly install you have to migrate https://github.com/zfsonlinux/pkg-zfs/wiki/HOWTO-install-Ubuntu-16.04-to-a-Native-ZFS-Root-Filesystem


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There are two way fix MBR in window,you can try. First: If you have the windows 7 original installation DVD, you can use command prompt fix it. Second: if you don't have CD, you can use boot repair tools. Currently, There are lots of partition software in the market that can achieve this goal,such as gparted, MiniTool partition wizard, Partition maigc and ...


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You have a couple of options - there is a commercial product called Tripwire which can watch folders or files for changes, or, as per this post on ServerFault you have OSSEC. There are others that do the same sort of thing. Have a search for Tripwire alternatives.


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I just created a picture for you to make it clear. The Linux system is like a tree. The bottom of the tree is the "/". The /root is a folder on the "/" tree.


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Your home directory is usually /home/$USER, but root's (administrator or superuser, the user that has full privileges) home directory is /root. Since you're not root, you're not able to see the contents inside /root without asking for root access (usually with the sudo command and a shell or file manager, e.g. sudo nautilus). / is the filesystem root. It ...


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If you're coming to the Linux world (taking Ubuntu flavour as your choice or other one) from the Microsoft Windows world, then these folder structures might seem very confusing. To answer your question, let me give a very brief introduction to the Linux filesystem. In a Linux filesystem every possible and accessible files, folders are created under the ...


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A user's home directory is sometimes referred to as ~ and in the case of root that is /root/. For other users, perhaps users that cannot 'see' the rest of the system--they are chrooted into a directory where what they see is '/' as the base, even though parent directories exist. If you can see 'everything'-- '/' is the topmost level of everything on the ...


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/ is the root. /root is a folder called root in your root folder (/) /home/enigma is your home folder; ie., where your documents are stored, your Desktop, your Music, your videos, your configuration files, etc. /media/enigma is the folder where removable devices, ex, USB sticks, external hard drives, cd's, etc. are mounted. In other words, if you want to ...


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The difference between / and /root is easily to explain, / is the main tree (root) of the whole linux file-system and /root is the admin's user-directory equivalent to yours in /home/<username>.


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In a nutshell: / is called the root directory, for the whole system; all directories of the system descend from this directory one way or another. /root is the root user's (more precisely the user with UID 0's) home directory


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Hi it may be obvious but have you cleaned out your old images? The old superseded ones do stick around and they do take up space. Fire up synaptic and search for "linux-image" and click on installed. If you have a loooooong list of images with ascending numbers you need to delete all but the ones with numbers lower than the last two with the highest number. ...


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I figured that the best workflow to merge old backups with thousands of files, archived under different directories with different names is to use DupeGuru after all. It looks a lot like the duplicates tab from FSlint, but it has the extra important feature of adding sources as 'reference'. Add your target directory (e.g. ~/Documents) as a reference. A ...


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For only Directory size on readable format use below: du -hs directoryname This probably isn't in the correct section, but from the command line, you could try: ls -sh filename The -s is size, the -h is human readable. Use -l to show on ls list Like below: ls -shl


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I think you might find what you're looking for in this superuser answer: http://superuser.com/questions/242928/disable-linux-read-and-write-file-cache-on-partition The code linked from that answer is no longer available at code.google.com though, but it has been cloned to github: https://github.com/svn2github/pagecache-management The instructions in that ...


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I don't know of a way to do this through binfmt-misc and xattrs, but I'll propose a different approach. I haven't tried it out but I can't see why it wouldn't work. The idea is to use a union mount to hide the real binaries by a wrapper script that calls the sandbox. We need a union mount where the upper directory is mostly read and writes to a non-shadowed ...


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Well, it's rather the other way around. That program just reads the informations from the text files in your /var/log directory... Just look directly at those files and there you are! :)


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If you are ready to use CLI, the following command should work for you: diff --brief -r backup/ documents/ This will show you the files that are unique to each folder. If you want you can also ignore filename cases with the --ignore-file-name-case As an example: ron@ron:~/test$ ls backup/ file1 file2 file3 file4 file5 ron@ron:~/test$ ls documents/ ...


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Use the synaptic-package-manager: .


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The directory is for globally installed software by the admin. If you want to install software by yourself for yourself, do it in your home directory. Check the FHS for more information about standard locations.


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There is nothing that stops you from installing and running applications locally, without sudo privileges. Locally, meaning: in your own home directory. That is how it is supposed to be. You shouldn't have the same permissions on directories you are sharing with possible other users on your system. About /usr The explanation on what usr literally stands ...


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The directory name "usr" already implies that (normal) user based programs are supposed to be there. Not since the Dark Ages of Unix history, if it ever was. What do the abbreviations "etc" and "usr" mean? Now, the /usr directory is for the administrator to handle. However, almost all content in /usr is handled by packages, and ...


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I installed Ubuntu 16.04 today and I noticed the same problem. However, I fixed this with busybox-syslogd. Yup! I've Just installed that package and problem has been solved. :) $ sudo apt-get install busybox-syslogd After installing that package, reset syslog and kern.log: sudo tee /var/log/syslog /var/log/kern.log </dev/null I hope this simple ...


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If the message is something like /dev/sda2: clean, 201776/60878736 files, 4991277/243040256 blocks You need to do ... nothing, thats perfectly fine, this message should normaly be invisible but somehow it snuck to visbility. It just tells you that there are no orphaned nodes and that your journal is clean.


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rm -R A" or sudo rm -R A" doesn't work (not even as root) because " is a special character which must be escaped with a backslash \ otherwise it's interpreted by the shell (and that has nothing to do with permissions or ownership of the file/folder). Since all the foldernames (except Speciale) start with a letter & end with a " you can delete them ...


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@waltinator, as stated on a PerlMonks.org thread the Internet Archive's WayBack Machine http://web.archive.org/web/20061213023831/http://www.netspinner.co.uk/Resources.html has a working package of pathfunc.tgz


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Note: This will not work if "Easy Install" option in VMware is used, which will automatically set up Ubuntu with a default set of settings. When prompted to create the Virtual Machine, select the Ubuntu version in the OS type, but don't specify the ISO and use "I will install the operating system later", do not automatically power up the VM, and edit the ...



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