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Old 03-02-2009, 07:56 AM   #1
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Ubuntu system monitor different readings to gparted


On a dual boot with XP, my Ubuntu system monitor gives these readings:

device directory type total free available used
/dev/sda3 / ext3 9.2 GB 6.4 GB 6.0 GB 2.8 GB
/dev/sda4 /home ext3 36.0 GB 35.8 GB 34.0 GB 216.2 MB
gvfs-fuse-daemon /home/timk1/.gvfs fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon
9.2 GB 6.4 GB 6.0 GB 2.8 GB

/dev/sda1 windows fuseblk 55.9 GB 41.3 GB 41.3 GB 14.6 GB

My set up in gparted is the same as when I first installed both systems (with the usual swap, /home, / etc. partitions), but could someone please let me know why /dev/sda3 is duplicated to gvfs-fuse-daemon /home/timk1/ .gvfs fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon in the system monitor.

What does this mean & do I need to change anything in my system?

Old 03-02-2009, 09:23 AM   #2
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The one, the other

The first is the partition, the second is a notation about the file system on it. You might as root use the command fdisk -l for a list of your partitions.
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Originally Posted by tigertim71 View Post
(with the usual swap, /home, / etc. partitions)...

What does this mean & do I need to change anything in my system?
/ etc ???? Possibly you meant /etc (which would be an interesting way of stopping your system from booting, unless you took special measures), or maybe you meant (.../home, /, etc partitions), in which case it might have been clearer to write out et cetera in full to avoid confusion.
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This all (
fdisk -l
) makes sense now. Thanks.


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