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How to fix damaged NTFS partition?

I have an external HDD with one NTFS partition. I wanted to transfer some files between PCs, so I have copied some files from Debian PC to the drive. After then as usual I have chosen safety remove ...
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Change screen area available to apps and OS because of dead pixels

OK, I've inherited a nice laptop that has a screen with a 3 inch width vertical column on the right of dead pixels. It's usable, I've installed the latest ubuntu and have the task bar on the left. ...
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Ubuntu on Apple hardware (early 2011 MacBook Pro)

This isn't so much a "how do I install Linux on Apple hardware" question, but rather a "could this do any sort of damage" one. I've heard a few people speak of "burning out" the Apple hardware by ...
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My damaged Hard Disk doesn't pass SMART test, and Linux won't boot with it connected, even from a Live CD (Windows does). Is there any way to fix it?

Its basically an old SATA Hard Drive with a Windows XP partition I was trying to sell. When my computer does the BIOS checks, it doesn't pass the SMART test (but I can boot it anyway), although I ...