I have a new 3 terabyte external USB hard drive (Seagate ST3000DM001 in an enclosure). I hope to use it on both my iMac (OS X 10.6.8) and my Linux machines (Kubuntu). Right now this drive will ...
I need to create filesystem with just one partition from nothing (/dev/zero). I tried this sequence of commands: dd if=/dev/zero of=mountedImage.img bs=512 count=131072 fdisk mountedImage.img n ...
I have a chromebook which ... someone ... may have messed up some partitions using fdisk while ubuntu was installed. Now, after doing a recovery re-install for chromeOS I'm unable to install ubuntu ...
How can I display octal notation of permissions with ls - and can octal represent all permissions? [duplicate]
After looking at the man page for ls on my system and searching Google, I see there IS a hack of way to use awk or perl to show octal permissions when using ls, but with bash is there anything more ...
Since I did not manage to get the audio work with ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -acodec copy -vcodec copy out.avi I'm searching for an audio format to which I can convert aac lost-free. Does such an ...
My friend was having problems with a USB flash drive, and I suggested he do a low-level format. Then it occurred to me that I don't even know how to do that in Linux. So... how can I low-level ...
I have a memory stick which I had cleaned of old data fragments. The memory stick was mounted on /dev/sdc1 so I did: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdc1 bs=1M After the task was complete, my usb memory ...
Possible Duplicate: ext4: How to account for the filesystem space? The full 2 GB space doesn't get shown as free space even after fully formatting it with mkfs.ext4. Are these some system ...