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Find the 10 largest directories in Linux

Recently I got some troubles with a web server that was failing due 100% memory, smart as I am (not) I configured some tools to use the hard disk for caching. A few days later I needed to find the largest cache directory, so I got this handy command memorized for ever. This is how […]

Mount USB devices to a fixed mountpoint in Debian

The problems I faced when using USB harddisks or USB pendrives for backup processes is that each time you connect them they will have a different ID. For example: I connect USB harddisk “Iomega” to my Debian Squeeze machine which will assign ID /dev/sdc1 to it. The next time I connect the same “Iomega” harddisk, […]