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    Installing Fedora 36 with separate "\home": Should I use which FileSystem, ext4 or btrfs ?

    Hello, I intend to install Fedora Workstation 36 with a separate home partition. I have a 120GB SSD, a 1TB HDD, and 8GB RAM, so I am thinking of doing the partitioning as follows: SDD: \efi (± 500MB) \ (the rest) HDD: \swap (± 4GB) \home (1TB) (swap is on HDD because Fedora uses now zram, so...
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    NTFS file problem in BTRFS drive.

    Formatted my drive btrfs some times ago. Added some files from my Windows machine. Now I can't modify the folders or contents in my linux machine. Tried ntfsfix. Results into Mounting volume... NTFS signature is missing. FAILED Attempting to correct errors... NTFS signature is missing. FAILED...
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    A better backup solution

    Hi folks, (misplaced my earlier login, so starting anew) Been using various flavours of Linux for ages, primarily server-side, but coming back to the desktop for a primary workhorse after a significant hiatus. Rolling with Fedora (34) this time, as I find it better suited to BaU work more than...
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    How (and specifically from where) to prune Timeshift backups of large unwanted items (e.g., 400GB Steam folders)?

    As Timeshift (which is the only reason I can still use Arch with my limited expertise) doesn't allow you to specify folders or subvolumes to exclude, I run into the problem of an 80GB Steam download effectively becoming 160GB or so once it's backed up. I can always re-download a game, but this...
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    Ubuntu 20.04.01, full disk encryption, btrfs, & hibernation?

    I am trying to install *Ubuntu 20.04.01 on my desktop with full (or almost full as Tj puts it) disk encryption including encrypted swap partition that allows hibernation, and btrfs. The last few years I am using ManualFullSystemEncryption but even being careful to make sure I do not turn my...
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    Copy-on-write error correcting file systems

    I have been using BTRFS RAID 1 for data and meta-data with two hard disk drives for a while now. This set up is on my network storage server. My desktops simply runs ext4 (not a fan of LVM yet). I am using two 1TB HDD totalling 1TB capacity (no surprises as using RAID 1); if I was to add...
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