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What is the correct way to configure a linux installation's partition system?

FIRST Sorry if this is technically a duplicate. i Have searched for the information and was unable to find it in any of the answers or forums. SECOND Since SE likes to close questions that don't get ...
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edited file not saved, while root, with mounted image

My problem is editing a file in the file system of and Android device. I have provided a short synopsis of how I got the file system off the Android device and mounted it on a Ubuntu PC - but the ...
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Massive slowdown in HDD

I was running a multi-threaded program that makes huge amount of I/O operations, Basically reading/writing Millions of files. I had some problems/bugs and I used to halt the program to fix something ...
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USB disk not auto-mounting in Ubuntu 12.04

It used to, but suddenly now it doesn't. The device shows up in the following: dmesg | tail -1 [394191.758315] usb 2-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 9 using ehci_hcd ...which I know is the ...
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Change GPT partition file system type with parted

When I created my GPT partitions using parted, I was using ext2 file system type perviously: $ parted /dev/sdc print | grep ^12 12 961GB 1118GB 157GB ext2 msftdata Now I ...
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How to format a compact flash disk with ext3 filesystem, when the device is apparently in use by the system?

I would like to format a 2 GB compact flash disk in the ext3 format under Linux (Ubuntu). To do so, I put the flsh card into the flash card reader checked dmesg to see the device is under /dev/sdb ...
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Not permitted to create a new directory on a ntfs partition?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I open a pdf file in Evince, and want to click "Save as" in the menu of Evince to create a new directory on a ntfs partition (shared between Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 ...
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348 views

Shrink or delete udev partition in Ubuntu?

I ran out of disk space today while trying to compile a program. When I ran df -h, I noticed that the partitions were wonky. df -h yields Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 ...
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faulted newly created files when no free space

After running out of space in the $HOME i found some of my scripts failing, leaving corrupted files arround. I'll explain with an example: I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, the / partition is ext4 with the ...
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Can grep read filenames from partially formatted filesystem?

Quick Explanation I accidentally partially (ripped the cord out when it started) formatted an ext4 partition via Ubuntu Disk Utility GUI as ext4. Presumably via mkfs or mke2fs or however it does it ...
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How to mount zfs-fuse earlier in boot sequence so I can do rsyslog there on Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm trying to use zfs-fuse as the file system driver for a read/write partition that includes system logging on an Ubuntu 12.04 distribution. I have succesfully redirected rsyslog there by modifying ...
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EXT2FSD moved file location, and permission issues

I installed ext2fsd on Windows 8 under compatibility mode and then moved my folder locations going in under properties. Now either windows or ext2fsd changed permissions on my files, :$ my ...
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In/out-error, lost document

I had a document in a folder on a flash drive, and when I went to open it, it was nowhere to be found. Initially I thought it was something wrong with the USB stick where the folder was located, but ...
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2answers
116 views

Moving some files from one hdd to other on ubuntu [closed]

I've bought a new hdd for my machine and installed ubuntu on it. I wanted to copy some of my files to the new hdd from the old one which was previously my primary hdd so I used fdisk -l to get the ...
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1answer
79 views

Writing hundreds of files to disk a second

I'm working on a bit of software for which it would be useful for us to write betweeen 100 and 200 files a second to disk. The files vary in size from 1k to 3k. Ubuntu is the operating system, using ...
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Compare file system properties/attributes of two files

There are many methods that can be used to compare the data of two files. That is not what I'm interested in here. How can I easily compare or "perform a diff" of what could be called (perhaps you ...
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How do i resize my ubuntu /boot filesystem

Recently when running "software updater", I received the message that my /boot filesystem is low on memory. This is what I found my disk space usage was: ~$ df -h Filesystem Size Used ...
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Create statistic of file write/modification + filename/path +count write/mod of file /per session /per all time

I have installed Linux (Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit 3.9.4 kernel) on my 8GB pendrive (to minimalize energy consumption ). As you know, a pendrive has a limit to the number of write operations it can do so I ...
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1answer
137 views

Linux/Ubuntu - How do I find all files with parentheses?

I have a large list of files in many folders. Some files are causing issues so I need to rename the parentheses to something else , anything else. I am trying to use these commands to find any and ...
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Shared VMware folders between Ubuntu/OSX causes “invisble characters” and syntax errors

I'm experincing an annoying issue, which (I think) is caused by a discrepancy between Ubuntu filesystem and Mac OSX filesystem. It seems to be a general problem, which can occur for anybody using Mac ...
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1answer
1k views

How to mount an external drive (in fuseblk) as ext4 file system?

I bought a 3TB WD Elements external hard drive. Now I want to mount it to my Ubuntu server (which runs inside WinXP/VMware), so that I can move Mysql database to it. It was auto-mounted under ...
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Increasing the size of casper-rw file system for USB installation of Ubuntu

USB flashdrive install of a live-linux distribution using a casper-rw filesystem. Both the Windows and Ubuntu installation programs to install a downloaded ISO file to the USB stick use a casper-rw ...
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1answer
1k views

Watch Filesystem recursively and execute script when file is added in Ubuntu?

this problem is really driving me crazy. My situation is that I'm having a big directory on my ubuntu server with about 150 subfolders I need to watch. Those subfolders mainly contain PDF files where ...
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2answers
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mount gives unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf'

I'm getting an error message mount: unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf' when trying to mount a shared folder on my guest Ubuntu machine. I have a Windows 7 machine running 4.1.22V Oracle VM VirtualBox. ...
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1answer
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What is EXT4-fs error (device md0): ext4_mb_generate_buddy:739: group 10770, 0 clusters in bitmap, 32768?

On my Ubuntu Server 12.04 I got this errors (via dmesg): [ 1104.544121] EXT4-fs error (device md0): ext4_mb_generate_buddy:739: group 10771, 0 clusters in bitmap, 32768 in gd [ 1104.549227] EXT4-fs ...
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1answer
1k views

Is there a tool to browse files on a VMware virtual disk w/o starting a virtual machine?

I am looking for a way to browse through a VMware virtual disk in order to extract/copy files that are located on an Ubuntu EXT4 partition that is allocated on that disk, without the need to actually ...
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2answers
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Could I add an item in `/etc/fstab` to bind an old directory with a new one?

I have a problem with binding two directories. The problem comes that storage on hard disk is almost run out and I install another disk moving files in ~/Documents/ into one folder of the new disk. I ...
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1answer
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Does Linux support NTFS file system [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is NTFS on Ubuntu stable? Does Linux (Fedora + Ubuntu) support NTFS file-system. They are known to support ext file system. I want to have same file system for both the ...
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1answer
198 views

Ubuntu Server filesystem usage

df says my /dev/sda1 filesystem is almost full: Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 8256952 7616516 221008 98% / none ...
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.dat files can't be played in Ubuntu?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04.When I tried to play .dat files in vlc media player,It showed error and the file could not played.Can someone tell me how to play .dat files in Ubuntu?Any help and ...
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1answer
405 views

SSHFS files from one server to another

I am trying to find the most secure way to transfer files from one server to another. I have the following architecture: Currently I am using the main user salamis in order to mount the ...
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1answer
126 views

Linux FHS & Best Practices

I'm new to Linux (Ubuntu) and the FHS standard is a little confusing. Also, because its a standard and not a strictly-enforced system, I see many applications installing files to the various FHS ...
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1answer
74 views

Is there a backup tool which can work with different file systems?

I have a desktop running Ubuntu. My media collections go to an external HDD, plugged directly into the PC. This HDD is formatted with NTFS, so I can temporarily plug the HDD to a Windows PC and read ...
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234 views

Can I use a USB drive of Ubuntu created on Mac with a PC?

I am trying to create a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu with my iMac as a holiday present for my brother, who is on a PC. Will my bootable USB work on his computer if I create it on my Mac?
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3answers
908 views

Seeing Ubuntu-made files on an NTFS partition from within Windows 7

I have a dual boot system in place, Ubuntu/Windows, each on its on physical hard drive since I also have SRT active on the Windows partition. The setup is as follows: Disk 1: - Partition 1: System ...
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159 views

Delete all files except for 2 folders and 1 file

I have a directory that has tons of files, and they are named with GUID names. There are only 3 files in there that I want to keep, and I don't want to move them or anything as the OS might be using ...
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1answer
357 views

Rendundant & versioned filesystem [closed]

Introduction Only wimps use tape backup: real men just upload their important stuff on ftp, and let the rest of the world mirror it! (Linus Torvalds) That was a long time ago (well... 1996!). ...
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357 views

Recommendations for Filesystem

I have built the bones of a NAS system (which comprises of Ubuntu server 11.04 on 500GB SATA drive, and 3 2TB SATA disks in software RAID5 configuration)... I'm looking for some advice on what ...
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How to confirm sector error on a video DVD

If a DVD skips at around 21:00 mark is there anyway to relate that to kernel messages?I would like to know if the DVD format is standard enough that I could compare the time the movie skips with the ...
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1answer
715 views

Accessing the Windows file system from Ubuntu

This is a screen shot of my 'Computer' screen. Now, I'm trying to get a file from my Windows File system (I'm dual booting). A lot of places online said there would be a icon for the Windows ...
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453 views

Access Windows files from Ubuntu

I have Windows 7 64bit and Ubuntu 10.04 dual booting on one machine. I'd like to access my Windows 7 files from within Ubuntu (and preferably vice-versa). I've not been able to find any tutorials ...
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2answers
414 views

What filesystem is Wubi?

I want to convert by Wubi Ubuntu install to a partition. But what filesystem is it? Which should I use?
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1answer
1k views

ext2 or ext3 filesystem with the most available space

First of all, security is important so I want to use a reasonable size of inode backups and things like that, whatever those mean... I want to use ext2 or ext3 for a common partition between Win7 and ...
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3answers
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Cannot execute basic linux commands (ps, ls, ifconfig) - File not found

I am running Ubuntu Linux, and am having some major system issues (networking not working, etc), which I think could be based on this fundamental problem. When I try execute a variety of basic ...
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4answers
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What Filesystem to use for Linux Ubuntu? [closed]

I am new to Linux, coming from Windows background. What Filesystem should I use? I read that Ext3 is default still? Ext4 is unstable at times? true? Also is there any performance different between ...
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2answers
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How can I mount a ReiserFS partition on Mac OSX?

I'm on a machine running OSX Leopard and Ubuntu 10.04: Ubuntu is installed on a ReiserFS partition, and it's data as well. Ubuntu and OSX are installed one for disk (disk0s* OSX - disk1s* Ubuntu) ...
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692 views

is this an overlapping partition? and how do I fix it?

I am using Ubuntu and wanted to clone my HD with the dd command. I have used it before but this time I got an error message: Warning: invalid flag 0x0000 of partition table 5 will be corrected by ...
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1answer
447 views

create replica of ext4 filesystem and re-use it

Is there a way that I can use my Linux ext4 file system, as such and then use it on some other computer. I have a dual-boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 and my partition table looks like this: ...
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1answer
645 views

Windows cannot open directory with too long name created by Linux

My laptop has two OSes: Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10. A partition of Windows 7 of format NTFS is mounted in Ubuntu. In Ubuntu, I created a directory under somehow deep path and with a long name for ...
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Installing software from tar.gz on Linux (Ubuntu) - where to start and where does it end up?

I am usually a Windows user, but I have decided to check out Django, and was recommended doing this on a Linux box. I downloaded the Django-1.2.5.tar.gz, and by default it ended in the tmp folder. ...