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by jrmwalsh
Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Instructions for dual boot install on MacBook Pro
Replies: 5
Views: 7066

Re: Instructions for dual boot install on MacBook Pro

This is just a small correction.
The original question says "with IOS on a 2012-2014 MacBook Pro? Thx!"

But iOS is the operating system for Apple iPhones, NOT MacBooks.

The operating system for MacBooks is called MacOS, or sometimes Mac OSX, or sometimes just OSX, but not iOS.
by jrmwalsh
Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Thunderbird - losing profile
Replies: 9
Views: 1675

Re: Thunderbird - losing profile

Kevin, Have you solved this yet? If not, I have solved it by doing the following: I recently migrated my wife to Linux Mint from Windows XP. I split her HDD to create room for a Linux partition then installed Mint on the second partition, and allowed GRUB to be the boot manager. This allowed her to ...
by jrmwalsh
Sun Jun 15, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't add new PPAs because of JSON error
Replies: 14
Views: 28037

Re: Can't add new PPAs because of JSON error - SOLVED

I received the error message "Cannot add PPA: 'No JSON object could be decoded'." when trying to add the Daniel Richter repository, so that I could install Grub-Customizer. I tried it about half a dozen times but kept getting the same error. I was very puzzled, because I have used this com...
by jrmwalsh
Wed May 07, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Auto Mount Partitions on Boot (also Windows partitions)
Replies: 118
Views: 191011

Re: Auto Mount Partitions on Boot (also Windows partitions)

My great thanks to Fred for his original tutorial. I managed to get connected by following his very clear directions, with the appropriate modifications for my (wife's) computer, Finch. Finch used to be an XP-only machine, but with the demise of XP support, I am migrating her to Linux Mint, which sh...

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