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answered Linux, SSD and swap
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answered Copying files from a VFAT32 formatted disk into Linux
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comment Unix equivalent of smart folders
ah. overlayfs is in linux mainline kernels now (the other kernel union mounts had to be patched in). It looks like Debian stable is still reliant on aufs though.
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comment Is there ever a good reason to run sudo su?
"Your home will not be root's home" (for sudo -s) - I believed this too, but the env's shown in the question don't bear it out! (Nor testing). Still, if I know sudo -i is supposed to work, it seems best to avoid stacking sudo and su.
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answered Unix equivalent of smart folders
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comment rsync is changing my directory permissions
If permission bits are turned off in the source file, rsync will apply the same to the destination file, --no-perms is the default and adding it does not change behavior. The man page does suggest adding --chmod=ugo=rwX if you want to re-enable the permission bits in the destination file, so I think that's the option you need. Ownership (including group) is not copied by default, it's just the permission bits.
Jul
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revised Does dd copy everything, including all metadata and all “empty” blocks
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answered How to find out what caused lag/freeze and self-reboot?
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comment How do I resize a windows partition without using gparted?
i've submitted an edit to put the second ntfsresize after the fdisk write, the other way round didn't make sense. looking great now + upvoted :).
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revised How do I resize a windows partition without using gparted?
Need to write partition table changes before final ntfsresize
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comment How do I resize a windows partition without using gparted?
Nice demo! You left some margin but only 5%, if you're trying to cover GB/GiB unit error I believe that's around 7%. I also recommended a final resize with no explicit size, to automatically take up the margin - at least it would exclude some future puzzlement.
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revised Use symlink to move directory created by .deb package - will anything break?
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