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Must remember to press "Submit Thread"

Posted 04-10-2012 at 09:46 PM by farmerdave

Can't believe I did that, wrote a very long post with lots of details for a new thread, then checked it out with a preview. Thought to myself "that looks good", so closed down Firefox and powered off the machine. "Hmmm, something's not quite right with that sequence" I thought to myself. Ah yes, must remember to press the Submit button next time.
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  1. Old Comment
    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
  2. Old Comment
    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
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    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
 

  



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