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May
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accepted How to reduce VM size?
May
26
comment How to reduce VM size?
Thanks, this is probably the right answer. I created a sub-question here: superuser.com/questions/429199/how-to-umount-its-busy
May
26
asked How to umount / ? It's busy
May
26
revised How to reduce VM size?
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May
26
asked How to reduce VM size?
May
26
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May
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May
26
accepted How do nested folders' permissions work?
May
26
comment How do nested folders' permissions work?
Perfect, thanks. Just a correction: "there will be know way" -> "there will be no way"
May
25
comment How do nested folders' permissions work?
@DanielAndersson 3: What is it that you don't see? 700 or 755? During installation I have chosen to encrypt the disk and home, maybe that changed the permissions?
May
25
comment How do nested folders' permissions work?
@DanielAndersson I tried it before writing the question (and I couldn't access Public), but some things didn't make much sense. For instance, I remember that in CentOS I had to chmod 700 .ssh before being able to use it. But why would I need to do that, if ~/ was already 700? Can't leave this to chance, that's why I'm asking it here.
May
25
asked How do nested folders' permissions work?
May
25
comment Is filesystem encryption any good if someone steals my computer while it's on?
@Zoredache Wow this sucks =( . Seems like hackers are always one step ahead
May
25
asked Is filesystem encryption any good if someone steals my computer while it's on?
May
24
comment Is an encrypted home more likely to get corrupted?
@RandolphWest If I have an unencrypted message, and change 1 bit, a character could be changed or something. But if it is encrypted, the whole message would be changed, as encryption algorithms are designed to behave that way. But DanH clarified that it is separated by sectors when done on files (if I didn't get it wrong)
May
24
comment Is an encrypted home more likely to get corrupted?
@DanH Oh I see, thanks!
May
24
comment Is an encrypted home more likely to get corrupted?
From the article: "Ubuntu 9.04 extended the Encrypted Private Directory feature to cover entire home directories".
May
23
comment Is an encrypted home more likely to get corrupted?
@rob Of course =p... Sort of. I'm not used to configuring automatic backups yet. I only have the most important things on Ubuntu One.
May
23
asked Is an encrypted home more likely to get corrupted?
May
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