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Which file system to use for portable hard drive shared among different operating systems?

Something similar has been asked already but my criteria is a little different. I need to share a portable hard drive (USB/Firewire) between Mac OSX, Linux and Windows XP systems where the files being ...
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Disable writing to “portable media player”

I need to disable windows machine in the domain from copying files to one's own portable devices. I found a setting that will tell the registry which will tell the computer to ...
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USB-powered, 7200RPM portable hard drive [closed]

Is there such a beast? Every USB-powered portable hard drive I've seen is 5400RPM (or slower), and every 7200RPM drive I've seen requires external power. Looking for a small, fast, portable drive I ...
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How can I tell a portable drive to ignore bad sectors on a Linux?

I have a USB harddrive, and it's old. It's fat32 formatted. It's so old that parts of it are failing. When I tell it to read or write from a certain parts, I get IO errors on my console (I'm using ...
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How to optimize Disk Activity for ClearOS?

I am looking for advice on how to optimize a ClearOS Enterprise 5.2 (+) install for disk i/o. For example, I installed my ClearOS on a thumb drive. I am seeing that the thumb drive flashes a LOT ...
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Difference between Seagate Expansion and GoFlex HDD [closed]

What are the significant differences between Seagate Expansion Portable 1 TB USB 3.0 (Model STAX1000302) and Seagate Free Agent GoFlex 1TB USB 3.0 (Model STAA1000302) except Data Encryption? I found ...