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    Hi all,

    I particularly enjoy using such a perfect system.

    I tried enabling users quotas.

    I succeeded, but i still mis the "setquota" function.

    Does someone know how to write it correctly ?
    I did not understand soft limit, hard limit, block, etc. These options are so abstract to me !

    On the web, you just find nothing !

    Does someone have an example ?


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    If I'm not wrong, Soft limit is more like a warning to user (or may be admin) once hard-limit is reached and there is no grace period,then user can't create more files or consume disk space.

    Few links about quota -
    Linux Quota Tutorial
    Quick HOWTO : Ch28 : Managing Disk Usage with Quotas - Linux Home Networking
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