LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Blogs > farmerdave
User Name
Password

Notices

  1. Old Comment

    Must remember to press "Submit Thread"

    It's probably not something you forget to do frequently, but you might want to check the extension "lazarus". It's a form-recovery extension. If that or something like that happens (like a browser crash, or sudden power shortage), the posts have been saved on your computer and they can be re-typed in the text field from a context menu.
    Posted 04-12-2012 at 03:46 PM by the dsc the dsc is offline
  2. Old Comment

    Must remember to press "Submit Thread"

    Ok, you win.

    Until very recently I was susceptible to that, but have now split my 60GB OS hard drive into extra partitions.

    /dev/sda1 - Grub partition (only holds grub, approx 100MB)
    /dev/sda2 - swap partition (approx 1GB)
    /dev/sda3 - extended partition - rest of disk
    /dev/sda5 - Root partition (approx 15GB)
    /dev/sda6 - Root Clone (approx 15GB)
    /dev/sda7 - partition for dual boot or other linux distro to play with (approx 20GB)

    Of course, you still have to pause before you do anything with a partitioner!
    Posted 04-11-2012 at 11:49 PM by farmerdave farmerdave is offline
  3. Old Comment

    Must remember to press "Submit Thread"

    That's not as bad as I did. Imagine your fully updated Ubuntu system is on /dev/sda3 and you want to delete or format dev/sda4 for a dual boot so you delete dev/sda3 anyway... with parted nonetheless ("what did I just do?" I ask myself)
    Posted 04-11-2012 at 10:20 PM by barnac1e barnac1e is offline

  



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:29 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement

My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration