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Jun
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May
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Mar
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comment Why swap is used when loads of memory is free?
When there's a swap partition available, live systems can (and often will) use it
Mar
1
comment What is the difference between a hard link and a symbolic link?
@STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED: well okay… but it's usually not a good idea. That's why I wrote »usually« in my original answer. Also see my previous comment for examples.
Mar
1
comment What is the difference between a hard link and a symbolic link?
@kniwor: the easiest way to describe hardlinks is "just another name for the same file (that is, data on disk)". And – at least on my system(s) – ln cannot be used to make hardlinks to directories. There exist hardlinks to directories though, the most prominent example being . and ... I didn't want to include that in my original answer, since that would only complicate things.
Feb
29
awarded  Yearling
Feb
29
comment Cannot read NTFS partition while in Ubuntu
Have you successfully shut down windows? For example Ubuntu cannot open NTFS partitions, if Windows is hibernated. You could try to mount the partition read only (this works even if the hard drive was not cleanly unmounted from within Windows)
Feb
29
revised Headphones Don't work
added 33 characters in body
Feb
29
answered What is the difference between a hard link and a symbolic link?
Feb
29
answered Headphones Don't work
Feb
28
awarded  Editor
Feb
21
answered Run a command against an entire batch of files
Feb
21
comment Ubuntu 11.10 broken after updates
try dpkg --configure -a or apt-get install -f
Feb
16
answered How can I see a folder's exact size in bytes?
Feb
16
comment How to delete all the files with a certain extension from a folder and all of its subfolders?
This will not remove files from subfolders …
Feb
16
comment How to delete all the files with a certain extension from a folder and all of its subfolders?
+1 the only sensible answer
Feb
16
answered Delete file from the /usr/sbin
Jan
4
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Oct
11
answered Can I make links to email addresses open Gmail instead of Evolution?