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This will allow you to access your disks more conveniently/quickly. Follow the steps below and move the Computer icon to the top left of the screen
You should have most of your files in the two following folders:
C:system disk/partition (unless you have only one partition on the computer)
Use the file explorer to go to your local Home folder inside the
Users folder (the
Users that is not on the
C: disk), click on the small folder icon at the left of the bar displaying the folder location, and drag the icon on the desktop. This will create a shortcut that you can rename Home Local
Do the same thing to create a Scratch Local shortcut on the desktop, pointing to
When you are on the LSCE network, open the file explorer, copy paste
\\dfshost\dfs\home in the location field and press <Return> to display the content of your Linux home directory. Grab the folder icon at the left of the location field, drop it on the desktop and rename it Home Linux.
Do the same thing with
\\dfshost\dfs\scratch01\<your_login> and create a Scratch Linux shortcut
\\dfshost\dfslocation and navigating to the disk you are interested in
Go to the Power panel:
I ⇒ System ⇒ Power and sleep
Fnkey and the function key with a moon logo). When your laptop is in sleep mode, it will still use some of the battery, but no power is required for the hibernation mode.
Tech note: if you want to save space and remove the hibernation file (C:\hiberfil.sys) on a desktop because you know that you will never use hibernation, you can just type
powercfg -h off in a cmd shell (
powercfg -h on to re-activate). You should always use hibernation on a laptop, for performance reasons
You can save some time by learning Windows keyboard shortcuts
CTRL+ left or right arrow
Follow the steps on the LSCE Eduroam WiFi page
Visit the Installing extra applications for Windows 10 and get what you need