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As @Celeo shared I think you chances are small. What you should have done before installation are two things :- a. Make a backup of the content on the D drive before doing that. b. Make D partition smaller and then make E which is free, blank and has nothing. Then when you install choose E to install Ubuntu or whichever GNU/Linux distribution you want to ...


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The ability to swap in Linux is dependent on configuration of a disk partition or a sufficiently large (specially formatted) file on an active mounted partition to operate. Generally when a system is semi-automatically installed there is one swap partition created, configured and put into the /etc/fstab file for use. OSX being a UNIX/Linux off-shoot is ...


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If your MS Word is version 2007 or above then choose .docx type. If not, then choose .doc type.


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You will not have any issues, assuming that you format the USB as FAT32 or NTFS (native to Windows, but which Linux Mint can handle) and not ext4 or btrfs (native to Linux, but that Windows cannot handle out of the box). The backward slashes/forward slashes are a display artefact when printing a full path, they are not actually on the disc (just the ...


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Most OS installers including the Ubuntu/Debian installer will create and enable a swap partition if you select all of the default options in the installer, in particular if you use automatic/guided partitioning. If you use manual partitioning at installation time or if you retain the partition table that already exists on the disk, then it's up to you ...


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Are you talking about something that only you will be using, or do you have a larger user population?  If it's just you, try making a symbolic link called var in your home directory on the server pointing to /var; e.g., ln -s /var /home/adambrown_ftp/var Of course you can do this for multiple users, but then you have the management problems of how you do ...



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