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answered gnuplot to show lables without . values
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revised Meaning of hardware platform in uname command ouput
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Jun
10
comment How can users disk usage be limited without quotas?
You could use a loopback device of a fixed size for each user. Then the home directory will then be limited to that size. But I don't think it's practical at a larger scale. Possibly you could leverage LVM or ZFS as well to achieve something similar.
Jun
10
comment How can users disk usage be limited without quotas?
The solution here seems to use quotas. That's exactly the use case they initially were designed for. I don't know which software and protocols you use. But I doubt that a Windows server is not capable of setting up quotas. It's a basic feature in every larger institution. You should talk to the responsible admin.
Jun
10
comment Upload from shell to HTTP Server
You could leverage curl or wget.
Jun
10
comment Check if directory is a mount point
Possible duplicate: How to check a particular directory is mounted?
Jun
10
comment Check if directory is a mount point
I agree it's Linux specific. In general I don't think there's a better alternative to parsing the mount or df output. I understand the question that the OP wants to check if that directory is a mount point at this moment and that's what mountpoint does.
Jun
10
revised Check if directory is a mount point
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answered Check if directory is a mount point
Jun
9
comment Need to write an automated web navigator with “click” and “retrieve” capabilities
And what is the question?
Jun
4
comment What should I consider when choosing a filesystem for a personal disk archive / cold storage?
You should consider maturity, data integrity, availability for the target platform, required featureset (e.g. compression), scalability and familiarity with the file system. A file system you know that does the job well is always the better choice before learning something new. Especially when it comes to backups. If ext4 works for you, just keep using it.
Jun
3
comment Match word containing characters beyond a-zA-Z
I'd add [=l=] to the list which would cover ł (e.g. złoty), etc. as well. But this already fails for Russian. Anyway, thanks for sharing.
Jun
2
comment XMobar-friendly low-battery warning?
This might answer your question: How do I make my laptop sleep when it reaches some low battery threshold?
May
28
comment ZFS Mirror on same drive for redundancy?
You could leverage the copies attribute and set it to e.g. 2 for the boot disk to have a least some sort of redundancy. Or boot from USB sticks or SATA DOMs which you can easily mirror. I personally would ditch the external disks and invest in a proper server grade motherboard and run FreeNAS from two mirrored USB drives and attach the two server grade disks to the SATA ports. But you could also set up a similar system using Debian as OS.
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May
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answered Unable to copy large file onto ext2 usb stick
May
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comment Unable to copy large file onto ext2 usb stick
Your file system has errors. Run fsck on the file system and inspect/delete the contents of lost+found. Also note that 385MiB are reserved for root (97894 blocks). You might want to adjust that value with tune2fs.