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Old 08-13-2010, 08:29 PM   #1
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Debian's and debian based distros issue with disk space.


Debian and debian based distros issue has a issue that has come to make it self aware to me when I was trying to burn a video on my hard drive with braseo and it won't let me burn more than 4.4 gigs to a dvd with 4.7 gigs of free space even a file that is over the 4.4 gig limit by a megabyte with windows i didn't have this problem. One more thing I have 16 gig flash drive and on debian and debian based distros i can only use 13.1 gigs of it but on fedora I can use all 16 gigs.
If anyone knows whats going on here please let me know.
 
Old 08-14-2010, 08:12 AM   #2
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How do you know you can use only 13.1 GB? What file systems are you using on both systems? What does df -h give you on both systems?

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Old 08-14-2010, 09:29 PM   #3
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I did your command and they both said my 16gig flash drive was 15 gigs so I owe you a thank you. Thanks. but could you help me with the dvd thing or is it just Braseo by the way I have a few files on my computer that I have converted to .avi and i am wondering if you knew of any programs that could convert it and burn it so my dvd player could read. A lot of windows programs can convert avi to dvd mpeg 2 so my dvd play could read it or maybe some thing wine could run. Anyone have some idea of a program I could use.
 
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My experience with video and DVD's is nil. But for format conversion, take a look at mplayer and mencoder.

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