How Do You Perform Disk Clean Up and Defragment
yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sun Feb 28 13:59:23 UTC 2010
On Sun, 28 Feb 2010 13:38:50 -0000, Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Johnny Rosenberg
> <gurus.knugum at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2010/2/27 Proud Parent <mymagma at gmail.com>:
>>> HOW DO YOU CLEAN THE DISC OF TRASH AND DE FRFRAGMENT THE DISC?
>>> PROUD PARENT
>> OK, I see that you got some angry and some arrogant replies. The
>> information is there, but maybe it could be said somewhat nicer, at
>> least that is what I am going to try now:
>> First, which is not an answer to you question, typing capitals are
>> considered yelling or shouting on most mail lists, so it would be nice
>> if you stopped doing that.
>> I run Ubuntu 9.10 in Swedish so I am not sure about the English words
>> in menues and so on, but in [System → Administration] (or something
>> like that) there is an icon looking like a broom. Double click it. It
>> will ask for your password.
>> Disk fragmentation is unlikely to happen on an Ubuntu (or other non
>> Windows/DOS) system, at least if your file system is not NTFS or FAT
>> of some kind. I think there are defragmentation tools out there
>> somewhere, but you will probably never need it.
>> I found more information about this here:
>> And, in the future, remember that Caps Lock thing. People tend to give
>> you arrogant replies when you use upper case letters only. :)
>> Johnny Rosenberg
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> Yes, we have no bananas but what the heck is that thing that happens
> every 30 reboots? What is it doing? What is it called. I guess it is
> some sort of make sure the file system is intact thingy but really
> from a users perspective it is not much different that defragging that
> you are all putting down so much and takes almost as long as it used
> to on my XP machine (granted I had a HD that was much much smaller
> back then). Still, even though what it is doing is not the same the
> end result is. It wastes my time when I really just want to boot up
> and use the computer. I trust the devs that it is needed but it is
> still just like defragging from a time standpoint.
Just press Escape it will halt and wait for next time.
> PS don't give newbies such a hard time. Ubuntu is supposed to be nice
> and this list is part of that. Being mean will just make people wish
> they were back on MS.
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