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Disk partitions are not appearing separately when installing Ubuntu along with Windows 8.1

I have installed windows 8.1 and now I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 along with it and want dual boot OS. I have 250 GB HD and they partitioned in four drives in windows and in which one is 20 GB ...
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Lost data at CP -r <from source> <To destination> How to do Recovery

I took a backup into external hard disk and moved all of them to my new Ubuntu machine location /tmp which is near around 100 GB. And I moved via command prompt cp -r /tmp /home The folder into my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server bottleneck. Think its hdd related. Does this vmstat report support this?

Sorry im sorta new to this enviornment. Im pretty confident the bottleneck I have been hitting is disk i/o related but dont know if these numbers are high or what a good baseline is. Im running about ...
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Cloning drive to drive of same size in Ubuntu Server 12.04LTS

I'm trying to replace a 3.5in hard drive with a 2.5in hard drive inside a 1U server. The drives have the same capacity (250GB, 232GB formatted). It's been years since I've cloned a hard drive, and ...
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Hard drive failures on two home servers

I have two old PC's currently running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS at home and they both seem to have HDD failures every now and then. The issue is the same on both, system goes into read-only mode, ...
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How to get files off broken Windows 7 machine onto Ubuntu 12.04 (desktop) machine?

My wife has (had) a Windows 7 laptop (Toshiba Satellite with SATA HD), and last night one of our dogs jumped on it and completely broke the LCD screen. She needs to get some files off of the hard ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Issue with Multi-Drive USB Enclosure

I have an Addonics multi-drive enclosure using an AD5HPMREU controller to connect it via USB to a server, which is running Ubuntu 12.04. This very same enclosure, with the same cable, connects ...
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How can I mount a NTFS disk under Ubuntu Server 12.04?

I am looking to access a second HDD in my PC, it is formatted as NTFS and I the data on the second HDD cannot be replaced so I need a method that will not delete the data on the HDD. fdisk -l command ...
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Is it possible to migrate a software RAID5 array to RAID0?

So last year I helped my father in France set up his Office machine with a RAID5 array of 3 identical 1TB drives (for a combined space of 2TB). Last week one of the drives died, he's using the machine ...
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Need advice: triple boot Win8, OSX, Ubuntu on two different hard disks

I have Googled a lot of articles on dual boot, or even triple boot`, but noting matches perfectly with what I have on mind. But I hope to cautious and get some intelligent advise before actually doing ...
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External Hard drive not accessible [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover harddrive data I've got a WD 500GB external hard drive. I've been using it for over a year now but suddenly ran into this problem where neither Windows 7, nor ...
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How to check allocation unit size on a hard drive on Ubuntu 12.04

How can I check on Ubuntu 12.04 allocation unit size on my hard drives? Is there any simple way (as a terminal command), I've been searching for this info in Disk Utility, but couldn't find it.
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Install Linux with two hard drives

I've a machine with two hard drives. The first one has 80 GB and the second has 120 GB. I'm about to format this machine and install Linux, and I want to install all the main partitions (/, ...
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clean up hard drive Ubuntu 12.04

Hi i am wondering how do I clean up and remove old files that are taking up space? In Ubuntu 12.04. I have only ssh interface (terminal interface).
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How to see whether my HDD is “advanced format”-capable and if yes, what to modify?

I have a WDC WD5001AALS-00L3B2-type hard disk drive: Western Digital Caviar Black, 500 GB SATA-2 with 32MiB cache. I have came across this Advanced Format, and I am not entirely sure whether my hard ...