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Mount windows hibernated partition in R/W mode

i have a dual boot system with a NTFS partition (C:) dedicated to the windows 8 OS files, an EXT4 partition dedicated to Linux Mint 17 and another NTFS partition (E:) which i would like to use for ...
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Does writing to SSD influence SSD Read spead?

I use my SSD to read and write at the same time, and I found that writing influences read performance quite a lot. Example: Without write, my read may be X MB/s, but with write, my read became 0.5X ...
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FTP user permissions Ubuntu

I have a question about ftp rights on Ubuntu. I want to give a user only permission on 2 or more directories. The user may only see this directories. What file do I need to edit and what do I need to ...
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How well does the MBP's SSDs fare against working with *many* small files?

I've read that the greatest weakness of solid-state drives is their R/W-cycle-based lifespan. I work with a large number (in the hundreds) of — generally very small — files many times an hour, ...
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chmod 700 -R ~ - is it safe?

I'm thinking of doing 'chmod 700 -R ~'. Can it be dangerous? What can happen what I don't expect? Also, is there any way to keep all files on $HOME to be -rwx------?
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What happens when a file has restrictive permissions and the owner is not available?

I'm curious as to what happens to a file if let's say, it's permissions only allow the owner to read and write, and the group and everyone have no access at all. (700, or rwx------). Let's say the ...
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Get the read/write path of an application [duplicate]

Is there a way where i can find the path an application is writing/reading a file from/to? I used the resouce monitor(available in task manager) and to test it out, I opened notepad and saved it. it ...
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Minimizing SSD read/write with USB storage [duplicate]

I'm purchasing an ultrabook with an SSD (I've used only HDDs hitherto), and am slightly worried by the drive's read-write longevity. Should I store frequently read/written directories (e.g. downloads, ...
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How to mount read-write an ext4 partition on Windows?

I want to use ext4 on my external HDD, but it must be cross-platform. (At least Linux, Win7 & WinXP). Unfortunately, I haven't found any proper driver allowing Windows to WRITE to ext4. I've ...
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What is the data transfer speeds within the disk, to other devices?

I use Debian 6 on a HP Elitbook 6930 with 2Gigs of RAM. I was copying two AVI files, 1.5 GB in total, and noticed that the data copying was done at the rate of 4MB/sec. When I copy same AVIs to my ...
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Open read-only file on OSX

There is a file in my /opt/local/include folder on OSX that I wish to edit. This is currently set to 'Read only'. So, to allow me to edit, I have selected get info, then under sharing and permissions ...
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Linux won't let me mount an external hard drive as read/write

I try mount -t ntfs -o rw /dev/sdb1 /mnt/exthdd it doesn't give me any response so I presume it succeeded but when I try to touch it, it tells me it's a read-only file system This is driving me ...
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Native OS X RW NTFS support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any opinions on Paragon’s NTFS for Mac solution? I understand that OS X Snow Leopard unofficially has Read/Write capability for NTFS. Any experiences with it? Is ...
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Bluray Drives: 2x vs 4x vs 6x vs 8x read/write speed comparison

I couldn't find a duplicate question, but I was wondering what the differences are between different read/write speeds for Bluray drive. I'm planning on buying one for a build but don't know if I can ...
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How to mount a HFS partition in Ubuntu as Read/Write?

I plugged in my external harddrive (which was formatted on my Mac into HFS+ journaled) to my Ubuntu desktop 9.04 64bit. I am not able to get the drive to mount with write capability, how do I do ...