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This is less a question about external vs. internal storage and more about what kind of storage device you're using and how it's attached. First the what: USB sticks were definitely not designed to meet the demands of the constant read/write that occurs in /tmp and /var. They will wear out after some number of rewrites. In fact every solid state drive ...


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The problem could well be that your BIOS freezes the disk when booting, that's why suspend/resume helps because it power cycles the drive without the BIOS getting its hands on it again (see this convo/comment over at the Ubuntu Forums). An alternative to suspending/resuming would be (if your hardware and BIOS allow it) to configure the port the disk is ...


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Finally its worked, i have done theses steps, i hope that help someone else too: Instead of booting usually, use the "advanced options" option to boot with an older kernel (in this case using the 19 Tara kernel). When logging in be sure to go to "drivers" and select the correct NVIDIA® driver, after that you can update everything normally! Note: On first ...


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You could try to hit Ctrl+Alt+F2 to enter the Terminal and install the propetary Nvidia driver. If you just disable Noveau without installing the Nvidia drivers first, it won't work. If hitting Ctrl+Alt+F2 doesn't work for you, you could try to install the drivers from chroot via your working Live-Media.


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Manufacturers provide along with their SSDs figures that can be used to estimate the lifespan of a particular SSD. One such spec is the terabytes written (TBW). This is simply an estimate of the total amount of data that can be written or re-written to an SSD before it becomes unreliable. This figure is accumulated over the SSD lifetime then expressed in ...


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