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Yes, yes and yes. Any of these options will work out of the box. Except that maybe you will need to remove the proprietary drivers of the old computer. Unless of course your disk is encrypted.


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You don't need anything once you have bootable windows usb. boot from your usb and then at this point during installation, detele all the partitions. This will give you a big unallocated space where you can install windows. There is no need to care about partitioning tables (i.e GPT or MBR). Windows installation will take care of it. Note: This image is ...


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SSD is just like HDD , partitioning is not a problem other than it might result in too small disk space. I managed to dual both on a 120GB but then i barely used windows. The linked post suggests its not a great idea to put swap on your SSD, it doesnt' say partitioning is bad. Swap on SSD is fine , makes suspend/hibernate super fast. It might wear it out a ...


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I have a Seagate 1TB 5400RPM 64MB SATA 9,5MM Laptop Thin SSHD 8GB Flash, ST1000LM014 in my Samsung laptop, works perfectly and the speed up is noticeable. In theory this kind of disks should be perfectly equivalent to a normal disk at least at the basic "it works" level (it can create problems in seek optimization, but this is not in my experience). There ...


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I experienced the same problem (on a Dell XPS 13). The issue for me was that the SATA bios setting was set to raid (which Ubuntu doesn't seem to recognize?). The following link (second post/ first answer) explains how to change it to ahci: http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/53429-migrating-raid-ssd-switching-ahci.html (edit: You can ignore the ...


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According to the bug report linked to from the guide this appears to be fixable either by setting AHCI mode, or using EFI. I've only played with even older Macs, but back in those days I used rEFIt to set up an easy dual-boot; these days the working fork of rEFIt is rEFInd. In the bug report folks mention just using grub-efi, which is another option for you ...


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You can move /home to you second SSD. This will also include Steam and PlayOnLinux games. They are normally installed in /home/[user]/.[application]. Edit /etc/fstab for automount on boot: UUID=[UUID] /home ext4 defaults 0 2


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Can confirm previous answers for Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS also and "Samsung SSD 850 EVO 1TB". (but there is not the mentioned space needed in drive label) What to do? add an entry into hddtemp's db, located at /etc/hddtemp.db field 1: use a string or regex matching the drive's display name (as reported by hddtemp output) field 2: SMART data field number ...


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referring to the smartmontools site: Column Updated Some SMART attributes values, that are updated only during off-line data collection activities are labeled "Offline" in column "UPDATED". How to enable "Offline data collection": smartctl --offlineauto=on



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