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Even though most modern, user-friendly Linux distributions do not do this by default, it is the least to say advisable to create, during installation, a separate partition for the ‘/home’ folder, and another one for the root of the filesystem (‘/’). What does this mean? Partition are logical segments that correspond to physical parts of [...]

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With all the regression bugs in recent kernel releases I had my doubts whether to update my desktop Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope installation to the latest 9.10 Karmic Koala. I’ve read several comparisons between 9.04 and 9.10, but usually those benchmarks use the default (and clean) installations, which in the case of 9.10 brings the [...]

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