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Feb
19
answered How do you see what packages are available for update
Jan
17
comment How can I know the number of bad sectors on my hard drive?
This use of badblocks+fsck to mark bad blocks could be dangerous. From badblocks man page: "Important note: If the output of badblocks is going to be fed to the e2fsck or mke2fs programs, it is important that the block size is properly specified, since the block numbers which are generated are very dependent on the block size in use by the filesystem. For this reason, it is strongly recommended that users not run badblocks directly, but rather use the -c option of the e2fsck and mke2fs programs." See @john-mehorter answer.
Nov
9
awarded  Yearling
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Feb
21
awarded  Constituent
Feb
12
awarded  Caucus
Jan
29
reviewed No Action Needed What are the differences between 32-bit and 64-bit, and which should I choose?
Jan
8
answered How to only perform LTS upgrades?
Dec
2
answered Text editor to edit 4.3 GB plain text file
Nov
19
comment How to easily start a webserver in any folder?
Note that the built-in server feature was added in 5.4.0
Nov
15
revised How to make my screen brightness not change when I plug my laptop in
Minor edition. Changed the instructions given as a list of paragraphs into a numbered list.
Nov
15
reviewed No Action Needed Ubuntu software centre not responding
Nov
15
reviewed Reviewed About Superlab software
Nov
15
suggested rejected edit on About Superlab software
Nov
15
reviewed No Action Needed How Can I Install Downloaded Softwares in Ubuntu
Nov
15
reviewed Reviewed How to make my screen brightness not change when I plug my laptop in
Nov
15
suggested approved edit on How to make my screen brightness not change when I plug my laptop in
Nov
15
revised How do I get a TP Link WN725 Nano wireless adapter working?
Added tag "drivers". Minor editions to text.
Nov
15
revised Aligning desktop icons in Kubuntu
Added a paragraph clarifying that widgets must be unlocked to change the layout.
Nov
15
reviewed No Action Needed Cannot start ubuntu 12.04: URGENT