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Dell Ultrabook XPS 13 Developer Edition – Ubuntu 12.04 – Project Sputnik

Background On Friday, November 29th, Dell made the Ultrabook XPS 13 Developer Edition available for order initially at $1549 and then later correct the price to $1449, bringing the price below the comparable Windows 8 version. At first impression, this

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Ubuntu – Rebuilding Software Raid 1 with dmraid

Background Recently, I had two Seagate 1TB hard drives fail. One was 4 years old and the other was the 3 month old warranty replacement. Luckily, I had two of these hard drives setup in a RAID 1 configuration. Since

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Ubuntu – Move /home partition from SSD to RAID

Having an SSD (solid state disk) store the boot operating system has many advantages and a few disadvantages. One of the main disadvantages being the average SSD life span is a bit more sensitive to read/writes when compared to traditional

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Ubuntu – Move Google Chrome cache from SSD to RAM

Running an SSD for the main boot partition is quite convenient for any OS, including Ubuntu. However having Google Chrome, or any browser, store its cache on the SSD is not the ideal scenario. Under Ubuntu Natty 11.04 moving Google

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Ubuntu – How to extend display with two monitors

Spent a lot of time researching how to do extend my desktop onto a second monitor in Ubuntu 11.04 with Unity. Extending the display and desktop is a simple task on Windows but under Ubuntu it was very difficult until

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