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I love UNIX/Linux and Systems Administration.


Jun
30
answered Can I use a windows drive as '/home' for the ubuntu install?
Jun
18
revised Installing openssh-server on a virtual machine
correct title
Jun
18
comment Testing multiple desktops simultaniously
Benchmarking is an artform in itself....thus this task is not necessarily as "easy" as you might believe to get rational results that really mean something.
Jun
18
suggested suggested edit on Installing openssh-server on a virtual machine
Jun
13
comment Lyx is not working in newly upgraded 14.04 version
contact the developer?
Jun
8
suggested suggested edit on Repartitioning in 14.94 To Add Home Partion
Jun
2
comment How to remove has_journal feature on primary disk
Why disable the fileystem journaling feature?.....Journaling greatly helps ensure the integrity of your filesystem.
May
31
comment btrfs for deduplication and compression at the same time?
I'd not put anything that I am not willing to lose on btrfs at this time....not mature enough.
May
25
answered The fans are noisy
May
14
comment set up windows on a workspace
You have failed to mention which x-window manager system you are using....that might help others provide a specific answer to your question.
May
10
comment Ethernet problem in Ubuntu 14.04
Do you have a dual boot environment? You never did say if your Windows 7 machine functions correctly or not. Have you checked to see if you can ping via IP number? Are you aware of how to setup or Linux network fundamentals?
May
10
comment Recover Windows after reinstalling Ubuntu
Is the disk GPT or fdisk label format?
May
10
comment Is Ubuntu Desktop for Android phone avalable for installation?
I believe that there is an entire SE site devoted to Android specific issues. Suggests that you try there.
May
9
comment How to move a program from a partition to another one?
Hmmm....what advantage do you have moving programming with no security revelent information to an encrypted crypt disk? What is the real problem here?
May
8
comment How do I create a cloud?
What is the issue with using Google Drive and the like?
Apr
29
comment Does removing a partition automatically increase another?
Specifically the merging would have to be done manually.
Apr
29
comment Does removing a partition automatically increase another?
Another warning....NEVER move or modify any partitions that are mounted on a running system. You will lose all your data and it would have to be restored from backups (hopefully you do make these).
Apr
29
comment When will Flash Player 11.2.202.356 security update will be available
If you are really worried....don't use Adobe Flash and related content.
Apr
28
comment Cannot Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.10
Did you look at the ubuntu.com website concerning upgrade installs? This type of information is documented there in great detail.
Apr
27
comment What does unmounting partitions do?
Have you examined the archives on this SE site? The information on this abounds, look in Google too!