Ubuntu: Technical differences between ways in which UNIX and Windows “mount” devices

Question: Question from which this arose is here: What does it mean to mount something? Since asking about which is "better&q...

Ubuntu: Do I need to install a bootloader while upgrading a virtual machine?

Question: I have a virtualization server which is having a few virtual machines running at top of it. All this was done using Ubuntu s...

Ubuntu: Is there a difference between the '&&' and ';' symbols in a standard BASH terminal?

Question: They seem to both signal BASH to commence with another command following the symbols but is there a distinct difference? ...

Ubuntu: What are the alternatives to Network Manager for wireless?

Question: I was wondering if there are any GUI alternatives to the Network Manager. It seems, I always run into problems with it (unst...