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by ugljesap
Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Copy files to USB problem?
Replies: 18
Views: 10245

Re: Copy files to USB problem?

USB flash drive tips/tricks >>> 1) For any given transfer size - it is always better to transfer a small number of large files than a large number of small files. If you data consists of a larger number of small files - zip the data down to a single (or small number of files) first and then do the ...
by ugljesap
Mon Jul 08, 2013 4:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Copy files to USB problem?
Replies: 18
Views: 10245

Re: Copy files to USB problem?

I know that pendrives are slow. I've spent quite a lot time to figure out how to turn off write cache for removable devices, and to make it persistant , cause you can turn it of from terminal, but it will be restored after next reboot. I hope somewhere i will find a guide that explains it.
by ugljesap
Sun Jul 07, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Copy files to USB problem?
Replies: 18
Views: 10245

Re: Copy files to USB problem?

neither unmount nor safely remove hardware work, i mean they do, but they return some error. i will write the correct error when i get home. Could be that you're not waiting long enough for the data to finish being written. I see that now. If i type sync after the copying is completed, i have to wa...
by ugljesap
Sun Jul 07, 2013 4:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Copy files to USB problem?
Replies: 18
Views: 10245

Re: Copy files to USB problem?

neither unmount nor safely remove hardware work, i mean they do, but they return some error. i will write the correct error when i get home.
by ugljesap
Sun Jul 07, 2013 3:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Copy files to USB problem?
Replies: 18
Views: 10245

Re: Copy files to USB problem?

I just did a small test. I took two thumbdrives and performed the same thing on both devices. One is NTFS, the other one is FAT32. I choose Warcraft 3 folder cause it has around 700 files and a few of them are above 200mb in size. So i copied it first on NTFS drive, once it finished, i went on prope...
by ugljesap
Sun Jul 07, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Copy files to USB problem?
Replies: 18
Views: 10245

Re: Copy files to USB problem?

Well, it happens on ALL of my USB removable devices. I have 4 usb thumbdrives (kingston, patriot, apacer and silicon power) and 2 external usb hdd drives. 2 thumbdrives are FAT32, and all the others are NTFS. Since this problem started, it happened on all the drives, no matter what file system it is...
by ugljesap
Sun Jul 07, 2013 12:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Copy files to USB problem?
Replies: 18
Views: 10245

Re: Copy files to USB problem?

Ok, i did that and all went ok. But, i did not mount my USB to /media/usbdrive/ because it allready mounts itself to /media/*drive uuid*. And, i tried to bind it's uuid to a certain folder using fstab and it says "only root has permissions blah blah". My point is, i will never be sure that my files ...
by ugljesap
Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Copy files to USB problem?
Replies: 18
Views: 10245

Re: Copy files to USB problem?

I formatted it to NTFS using gparted. The problem is that when i replug that USB device into my computer, Mint LMDE, a moment after it finished copying it still happens, so it's not Windows issue. Same happens when i plug it to a laptop running Xubuntu, so it's not a drive issue nad file system issu...
by ugljesap
Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Copy files to USB problem?
Replies: 18
Views: 10245

Copy files to USB problem?

I have a strange problem when i copy files to usb. Today, i copied several .rxx (winrar part files) to my kingston USB drive. All the files were succesfully copied, but when i arrived to a friends place, it showed only first file, and the rest of the drive was empty. So i chose a different USB stick...
by ugljesap
Tue May 28, 2013 11:35 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: How to install themes on Mint LDBE Cinnamon 64bit?
Replies: 7
Views: 3904

Re: How to install themes on Mint LDBE Cinnamon 64bit?

Actually, the first guide works, but i had to install Cinnamon Themes package, i thought that it was installed by default but it wasn't. Anyway, my problem is now solved, so i really appreciate your help and patience. Thank you.
by ugljesap
Tue May 28, 2013 3:48 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: How to install themes on Mint LDBE Cinnamon 64bit?
Replies: 7
Views: 3904

Re: How to install themes on Mint LDBE Cinnamon 64bit?

Ok, i just created /.themes folder, and extracted the theme (minty colors to be exact) but it doesn't show up in cinnamon settings? If i am correct, i had to open file manager as root, and in / to create .themes folder?
by ugljesap
Mon May 27, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: How to install themes on Mint LDBE Cinnamon 64bit?
Replies: 7
Views: 3904

Re: How to install themes on Mint LDBE Cinnamon 64bit?

My bad, i justa saw my typing error in the title, it is LMDE instead of LDBE. Don't know how i came up with that...
by ugljesap
Mon May 27, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: How to install themes on Mint LDBE Cinnamon 64bit?
Replies: 7
Views: 3904

How to install themes on Mint LDBE Cinnamon 64bit?

First, i would like to thank you all in advance for having patience for a complete newbie like me. I had some brief experience with previous mint distros, so i know some of the basics(used them as a live distro with preservation). So, i decided to install it permanently besides my Win7, had some nvi...

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