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So which directories are save to put on the SSD? Any directory you want on it. I would advice the whole system and store your private data on a partition on the HDD. Can I move /home to SSD? Yes. I myself only put the directories in /home/$USER/ onto a partition. Since those directories are maintained from a config file (~/.config/user-dirs.dirs) I ...


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You can change their standard location by changing the file ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs which usually looks something like this: # This file is written by xdg-user-dirs-update # If you want to change or add directories, just edit the line you're # interested in. All local changes will be retained on the next run # Format is XDG_xxx_DIR="$HOME/yyy", where yyy ...


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The simple move of ssd will not allow the system to access the operating system present in the disk. You will need to configure the boot partition to the one which is present in the ssd. Else the system will not find the booting operating system. When moving: When moving you have to take care of hardware dependencies. However most users won't encounter ...


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You can try to force a check of all file systems skipping mounted ones with the -M option sudo fsck -Af -M If it fails perhaps you can try for ext4 filesystems sudo fsck.ext4 -f /dev/sda1 > fsck-output.txt You can change to ext3 depending on your filesystem type. The Recommended filesystem for Linux systems would be EXT4 with TRIM intended to ...


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While I can't help you with installing Windows, I can help you with the partitioning. Boot from an Ubuntu LiveCD or USB and choose "Try Ubuntu". GParted is installed by default. Fire up GParted and it will show you your partitions. From here you're able to shrink your Linux partition. Shrink it enough so you have enough room for Windows and whatever ...


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There are a few ways to achieve this. I installed Ubuntu Mate on a 1TB HDD, with Windows 10 on an SSD. I put the GRUB2 loader on the HDD, and therefore I have to use F11, and choose to boot from the HDD at startup, whenever I want to boot Ubuntu. If you dislike this way, and want to continue booting from your SSD, but still be able to choose between OSes at ...


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This approach are fine. I suggest you also consider these issues: SSD technology and IO wearing Depending on technology of your SSD, you have also to pay attention on IO rate of some applications. High IO could decrease the life of some devices. If was the case, these files would be better linked to HDD. I believe this approach is not only for the /home ...


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According to what's listed there the problem may be in the boot sequence. Try entering the BIOS and checking that everything is correct. edit: The new error also suggests you are trying to boot from an incorrect boot device. But since you have reverted the boot order changes it could well be a corrupted boot partition. In that case you probably need to ...



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