One of the best apps in the Ubuntu Repository is Filelight.
Filelight will scan your folders or file system & show you very quickly where your hard disk space has gone. It is not easy to describe how it displays the data but check it out.
apt-get install filelight
Thats all there is to it, you will now find Filelight under
Applications –>Accesories –>Filelight
Have a look at the Filelight Website
Have an over efficient operating system?
Have 2Gb of RAM but your OS uses a mere 512Mb
Why not put that wasted RAM to use & build a shit fast RAMDisk & run another operating system in that
Make the RAMDisk Bigger
Ubuntu has already on boot created RAMDisks for you by default but they are a mere 4Mb or something.
Open /boot/grub/menu.lst see mine below
—–Start of menu.lst—————-
#Old menu entry
title Ubuntu 8.04, kernel 2.6.24-16-generic
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-16-generic root=UUID=fb359e69-e3dd-4c74-96b9-786f7a0ea9fa ro quiet splash
#New menu entry with 512Mb RAMDisk
title Ubuntu 8.04, kernel 2.6.24-16-generic BIG RAMDISKS
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-16-generic root=UUID=fb359e69-e3dd-4c74-96b9-786f7a0ea9fa ro quiet splash ramdisk_size=512000
—–End of menu.lst—————-
Now on boot you will have 512Mb disks ready for formatting, Reboot into your new kernel
Create a filesystem
mke2fs -m 0 /dev/ram0
This will allow you to create a file system on the new ramdisk
Mount the RAMDisk
Create somehere for it to go
Mount the disk to the location
mount /dev/ram0 /mnt/ram
Now you just need to dump some stuff there, remember it will be very fast but dont shutdown without backing it up first because you will need to reformat the drive on every boot!
I only realised today how easy file sharing via ssh really is.
The only prerequisite is that the ssh server is installed.
Then on the client just throw this into GNOME on your client & the file system will appear as if it was local.
The remote access provided by Gnome comes in the form of the Vino Vnc Server.
All of the advanced settings are stored in Gconf
Then click on
desktop–> gnome –> remote_access
All of your options are now laid out for you
mount -o loop -t iso9660 /root/Isofilename.iso /root/iso