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by all41
Sat Mar 06, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: CPU always at maximum use
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: CPU always at maximum use

Probably not. It has more than likely passed on, passed away, gone to shake hands with Elvis, resting in peace, gone to eternal rest, deceased, departed, slipped away, popped its clogs, lost its battle, given up the ghost, bitten the dust, fallen out of its tree, breathed its last, dropped off its ...
by all41
Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Off this morning for first covid 19 vaccine jab
Replies: 114
Views: 3804

Re: Off this morning for first covid 19 vaccine jab

Today was our day. No probs at all. Quick and easy. Getting a shot in the arm should not be a pita. :wink: Getting the shots was easy. It was getting that first appointment that was such a PITA! I know! Like these people are already stressed after a year of confusion--right? The curves are showing ...
by all41
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Off this morning for first covid 19 vaccine jab
Replies: 114
Views: 3804

Re: Off this morning for first covid 19 vaccine jab

Today was our day. No probs at all. Quick and easy.
Getting a shot in the arm should not be a pita. :wink:
by all41
Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Suspend button on desktop?
Replies: 8
Views: 154

Re: Suspend button on desktop?

You can create a bash script for suspend.

#!/bin/bash
systemctl suspend

Then make the file executable.

You can change the icon for this file
by all41
Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED Backed everything up -- now can't login
Replies: 12
Views: 285

Re: Backed everything up -- now can't login

You can boot back into your install .iso dvd/thumb flash.
From there you can determine where large files are and delete as necessary.
Once booted to the live desktop environment use the disk usage analyzer to find
+1 to rih reply also
by all41
Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Secondary disks not automounting
Replies: 22
Views: 363

Re: Secondary disks not automounting

They are secondary because they only contain data, no OS. It is not a dual boot system. There are a ton of important files on GWEN; it's a rather large partition: 1.6T, with 1.4T used. TOSH, not so big and not as full, percentage-wise. only contain data, no OS. It is not a dual boot system. Excelle...
by all41
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Secondary disks not automounting
Replies: 22
Views: 363

Re: Secondary disks not automounting

Yes, those are the partitions I'm talking about. I don't have gparted but it's easy enough to get. I think of it as partitioning software so it hadn't occurred to me in this instance. Hang on...okay, got it. Gparted says they are ntfs disks. What would you like me to relay from gparted's info? TOSH...
by all41
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Secondary disks not automounting
Replies: 22
Views: 363

Re: Secondary disks not automounting

Do you have gparted? It's a partition manager/editor that is widely used here. You can install from software manager, synaptic package manager, or by trminal: apt install gparted gparted-common Then run gparted from the menu. Use that to get a graphical look and more information regarding the disk ...
by all41
Sat Feb 27, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Secondary disks not automounting
Replies: 22
Views: 363

Re: Secondary disks not automounting

Hi,
Please show the results of terminal inquiry:

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lsblk
and

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cat /etc/fstab
and

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sudo blkid
Those will be telling.
edit:
also I forgot--
Welcome to the forums. Good to have you join in.
If you need help with the above just say
Cheers
by all41
Sat Feb 27, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED Backed everything up -- now can't login
Replies: 12
Views: 285

Re: Backed everything up -- now can't login

I have a new computer coming. I want everything on the new computer the same as the desktop one I'm replacing. I'm using linuxmint 20.1 Cinnamon. Using Timeshift I backed everything up onto an external drive. This took several hours. I did a fresh reboot afterwards. It won't accept my password now....
by all41
Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Not a Linux drive (Resolved)
Replies: 9
Views: 226

Re: Not a Linux drive

Yes, I reinstalled. It took me a couple of hours but now I have a clean install. Since I have all of my data on the cloud it is no problem to reinstall. I am running Firefox in sync mode so all of the setups and add-ons just update. That's what I like about Linux, it is so easy to reconstruct. Than...
by all41
Thu Feb 25, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: M.2 SSD Drive Do I need to treat it differently than a hard drive?
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: M.2 SSD Drive Do I need to treat it differently than a hard drive?

hglee wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:48 pm
SSD speed and lifetime are effected by how well its maintained day-to-day.
Can you expand on this please, especially the day-to-day
by all41
Thu Feb 25, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings fellow Mint users
Replies: 6
Views: 148

Re: Greetings fellow Mint users

Walterjnr wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 10:26 pm
Thanks. I look forward to driving you all crazy with my questions.
Nah--I predict you'll do well with Mint.
Welcome to the forums--good to have you join in.
Cheers
Enjoy Mint's stability and polish
by all41
Thu Feb 25, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Not a Linux drive (Resolved)
Replies: 9
Views: 226

Re: Not a Linux drive

GELvdH wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 9:40 pm
I just redid my laptop and now everything is working. Thanks for the help.
Does this mean you have reinstalled?

Gee, your solution was close at hand
by all41
Wed Feb 24, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How secure is Mint
Replies: 19
Views: 686

Re: How secure is Mint

antikythera wrote:
Wed Feb 24, 2021 7:31 pm
ANY system is only as secure as the usage habits of the idiot in charge of it.
I vehemently represent that remark :twisted: :wink:
by all41
Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to have only icons on taskbar
Replies: 4
Views: 171

Re: How to have only icons on taskbar

Perhaps mmarci is not using Cinnamon and that is why he doesn't see that option.
This info should be included with every request for forum support.
See the 'how to get help' info here:
viewtopic.php?f=17&t=83444
Especially number 5
by all41
Fri Feb 19, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello everyone! New / old convert
Replies: 8
Views: 236

Re: Hello everyone! New / old convert

Hi Hanzo21,
Good to have you join the forums and perhaps your wife will join as well.
Cheers
by all41
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Mate panel and removing things that are on it.
Replies: 2
Views: 174

Re: Mate panel and removing things that are on it.

This sounds like windows list is trapped between other panel applets. Try right clicking the other panel applets to the right and choose unlock, until you are able to move 'windows list' to the middle of the panel
by all41
Sun Feb 14, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do Grsync, Back in Time and other backup utilities work?
Replies: 19
Views: 553

Re: How does Grsync work?

[/quote]another gui for rsync is luckybackup
by all41
Thu Feb 04, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] LM 20.1: levels in update manager?
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: LM 20.1: levels in update manager?

imho those update level classifications were tilted in the alarmist direction and raised many questions in the community.
Glad to see this gone.
As @Moem mentioned just above--I also accept every update without issues (ymmv considerably).

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