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Also, TRIM is now on by default for SSDs, whereas previously one had to mess around with the terminal. smile.gif

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I can already see the problems with that as people decide to split directories and forget to add them or actual SSDs to the config. Canonical is going to need to be pretty in your face on that because most people aren't aware of the issue and/or come from Windows which takes care of that for them. Personally, I'm surprised with the daily cron job...I mean I do a weekly trim. Maybe I should increase it?
     
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I have my Downloads folder symlinked into Home from a seperate spinning hard drive. Will that cause issues with TRIM?
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Well... that's a start at least!
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I have my Downloads folder symlinked into Home from a seperate spinning hard drive. Will that cause issues with TRIM?

I'm curious about this as well.
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I have my Downloads folder symlinked into Home from a seperate spinning hard drive. Will that cause issues with TRIM?

Shouldn't do. It's no different to setting a read only flag, nor any other option on the mount.
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I thought they had an option to opt out or was it hidden? I've always put my downloads into a ramdisk, most I don't need to keep around.
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I thought they had an option to opt out or was it hidden? I've always put my downloads into a ramdisk, most I don't need to keep around.

There wasn't. There was a privacy switch but that doesn't completely disable it. And prior to 13.xx you could uninstall the "shopping-lens" but in 13.xx they changed the "lens" to "scopes" and made removing them impossible without breaking Unity as a whole. You could however disable them, but that's tedious and finding all the right ones is a pain as most lists out there on webupd8 and omgubuntu only give you a few of them.
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Now that you say that it sounds familiar. I just avoided unity when they first added it in. Felt to counter productive for me.
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