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view windows partition in linux

how to view windows partition Fedora Linux? 1. Download – http://sourceforge.net/projects/linux-ntfs/ Run >> mount -t ntfs /dev/hdb /mnt/ /dev/hdb is your windows partition in Linux 2. http://www.ntfs-3g.org/index.html Install like this >>>> ./configure make make install Use: mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sda1 /mnt/windows

Move /home to it’s own partition

In Linux, /home is used to stored users data . Most of people use /home as same partition as / . This can cause serious problem if OS crashed or you need to re-installed OS. Experts suggest to move /home to its own partitions. Having /home in a separate partition enables you to reinstall your… Read More »

How do I defragment my hard drive in Linux?

Question: How do I defragment my linux partition? Or can I just run the defragmenter from windows to defrag the entire drive? Answer: Unlike Windows’ filesystems, most filesystems that run on Linux have no need of being defragemented because they prevent fragments from occurring in the first place. If you use the default filesystem (ext3… Read More »

List of Linux distributions

While there are too many Linux distributions for us to include them all, here are some of the most popular Linux distros, along with their download pages. CentOS – The Community Enterprise Operating System CentOS is a distribution based on source RPMs from Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), and strives to be 100% binary compatible… Read More »