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Out-of-the-Box, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS To Support TRIM On SSDs

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  • Stable? (Score:5, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 21, 2013 @08:26PM (#45757087)

    "LTS is an abbreviation for "Long Term Support" [ubuntu.com]."

  • by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 21, 2013 @08:35PM (#45757133)

    along with the typical comments about Windows 7 having the feature since introduction

    Well, let me be that guy... ;)

    Windows implements TRIM command for more than just file delete operations. The TRIM operation is fully integrated with partition- and volume-level commands like format and delete, with file system commands relating to truncate and compression, and with the Volume Snapshot feature.[1] [msdn.com]

  • Out-of-the-box? (Score:5, Informative)

    by rossdee (243626) on Saturday December 21, 2013 @11:16PM (#45757737)

    Does Linux come in a box these days, I thought you just downloaded it, and didn't have to pay for it and the packaging...

  • Ubuntu != Linux (Score:4, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday December 22, 2013 @03:45AM (#45758615)

    It's been in the kernel for a long time now, google tells me since 2.6.33 (Which was released early 2010, about a half a year after Windows 7 was released). Ubuntu 12.04 (The last LTS) shipped with 3.2, so you could already enable TRIM using 12.04. This announcement is nothing more then a default settings change, I have no idea why it's even a big deal (Or why this wasn't already the default, I've been using it for a while now).

  • by Anonymous Coward on Sunday December 22, 2013 @07:06AM (#45759033)

    You don't waste mod points on an AC

    Mod up good ideas. The name (or lack therof) is irrelevant.

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