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Low Disk Space on File System root problem

I recently installed elementary on my laptop and in the partition of the system use 50 gb but it took only two days using it and says that the space in root filesystem is full, I do not understand ...
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How do I access files in my Windows Documents folder?

I have a dual boot system, with elementary OS & Windows 10. If I boot into elementary OS, I can see my Windows "Documents" folder on a drive when I open the "Files" app, but the drive & ...
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Reading microSD card formatted by a Canon Rebel T3i

The internal SD card reader for my laptop works for other cards and I can see a device of the correct size in Disks with the card inserted. Disks reports only the size but can't find any partitions. ...
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Desktop folder suddenly empty

I've been using elementary OS from past 1 year and today suddenly all my important files in desktop folder are gone. I tried running fsck but it didn't report any bad sectors. Please help as the files ...
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Access to iPod musics

I am trying to access my music in iPod touch but I can access only photos and documents. I can see to iPod using "Pantheon" and "Clementine" but I can not find any music using them. How do I get to ...
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Recommended Backup Tool for Elementary OS

Is there a backup tool that the Elementary team recommends, even though they do not directly support the software? Or is there a technique within the OS I have yet to discover? There is talk of ...
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auto mount sd card on elementary os

I'm trying to mount a sd card on elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64-bit). The drive is recognized in gparted and with sudo fdisk -l but I fail mounting it. Any suggestions?
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Unable to install Elementary OS in Acer Aspire F-15

I'm trying to install Elementary OS in an Acer Aspire F-15 laptop using a USB and following the steps that appear in the official page. But after selecting the option of installing Elementary OS or ...
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Network sharing with OSX

How can I create a network share between Elementary OS and OS/X? In OS/X I see no hint of Elementary on the network. In Elementary I see two entries for my MBP under Network|Entire Network. Both of ...
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Filesystem errors after resuming from hibernate/suspend

I have been using elementary OS on my laptop for nearly a month now and have had a lot of trouble with both hibernation and suspend (resuming to a black screen or frozen desktop). Hibernation is the ...
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How change the default installation path?

Or how to install programs on multiple disks?
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How to find “file-release” in os x el capitan 10.11.6? [closed]

I can not find file-release through command line on os x el capitan Version 10.11.6. On my virtual machine in Ubuntu I can do "ls /etc/*release" and it shows me two files with all needed information. ...
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Installing elementary OS on XPS 15 9550 with Intel SSD in dual boot Windows 10

Hi everyone I'm trying to get elementary to run on my new laptop a Dell XPS 15 9550 with a 500GB SSD with Windows 10 already installed. First it got always stuck in the elementary logo screen but by ...
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How do I mount encrypted root LVM volumes for editing or recovery?

I needed to move the /home directory on the boot/root drive to another disk to free up space. This meant replicating the data to the other drive, then mounting the encrypted boot drive offline so I ...
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file is corrupt [closed]

i have a laptop , and i have a eksternal hard disk , and my frien borrow my hardisk to backup something's file .. i dot now what him copied file .. After that, my delete files that have been her ...
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Anyone tried getting netatalk working on elementary os?

Just wondering since this os mimics Apple. I know that Apple may be doing away with afp, but they haven't yet and it will works. If elementary is is based on Ubuntu, can I just use netatalk 'a ...
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Low Disk Space on File System root

I'm frequently getting below error message on elementary OS Freya. Low Disk Space on File System root already tried to auto remove, but it didn't work for me (sudo apt-get autoremove) . are there ...
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Not able to boot OS

I accidentally moved /etc to /home/etc. I fixed that via putting init=/bin/bash in the boot commands, booted, and dropped into a shell with an (initramfs) prompt, where I then did cryptsetup ...
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Just Stuck in Install “Detecting file systems…”

I am just installing elementary OS Freya 0.3.1 and I'm stuck in progress of installation "detecting file system": There's no progress, just stuck in there? I appreciate any answer to it.
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error: unknown filesystem

I was happily watching a TV show episode and 5 minutes later I am with a fried computer. I am going step by step with what just happened: I was using VLC when suddently the video stopped working and ...
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What is the file /tmp/dumps/user_stdout.txt?

I'm reading a book about the command line and am poking around my system. I noticed a file inside /tmp/dumps called 'user_stdout.txt', 'user' being my first name. This text file contained chats/...
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What is the most compatible style to name files and folders? [closed]

Which style of naming files and folders is the most compatible within the Linux ecosystem and thus recommended to be consistently applied?