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by Zem
Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:19 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Use "Backup Tool" or "Backup" after Deja-dup Install?
Replies: 2
Views: 1061

Re: Use "Backup Tool" or "Backup" after Deja-dup Install?

Thanks, Austin. Good reminder.

I believe I figured it out the deja-dup procedure. So we can mark this thread closed.

Zem
by Zem
Tue Nov 10, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Use "Backup Tool" or "Backup" after Deja-dup Install?
Replies: 2
Views: 1061

Use "Backup Tool" or "Backup" after Deja-dup Install?

No one helped with my last question, but hope springs eternal: I installed Deja-dup on recommendation. Though it doesn't say, I think it is now seems to be a front-end for Duplicity, Is this correct? If so: it is extremely confusing to a new user not to be able to find a program named "Deja-dup" aft...
by Zem
Fri Oct 30, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Need tutorial restoring files using the LMDE backup tool
Replies: 0
Views: 332

Need tutorial restoring files using the LMDE backup tool

Hey all, Very novice user here. Made a backup of my Home files using the Administration/Backup Tool, then installed the new LMDE 2. Now I need to restore my home directory. But it isn't clear to me how to do that using the Backup Tool. E.g. do I choose "Archive" or "Directory", is my Destination "Ro...
by Zem
Tue Oct 13, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Change Encryption Password?
Replies: 2
Views: 707

Re: Change Encryption Password?

Great. That worked. I forget about the Ubuntu forums.

Thanks!

Zem
by Zem
Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Change Encryption Password?
Replies: 2
Views: 707

Change Encryption Password?

Hello all. Is it possible to change the password for the disk encryption? Cant seem to find info on that. Thanks!

- Zem
by Zem
Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Light Mint Distro?
Replies: 7
Views: 731

Re: Light Mint Distro?

Thanks all, very much.

I reinstalled using the light Xfce Mint version and it works very well indeed. Thank you for pointing me back to what I had missed on the Downloads page.

Regards,

Zem
by Zem
Sat Oct 10, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Light Mint Distro?
Replies: 7
Views: 731

Light Mint Distro?

Hey fellow travelers, I'm looking for a light distro for my Acer Aspire One notebook. in particular one that is similar to Linux Mint, which i am familiar with. I looked around a bit but didn't find any up to date OS that fit that bill.

Thank you!
by Zem
Sun Oct 04, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: MATE won't boot past Mint logo. Freezes
Replies: 4
Views: 3879

Re: MATE won't boot past Mint logo. Freezes

Thanks, all. Finally just reinstalled.

- Zem
by Zem
Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: MATE won't boot past Mint logo. Freezes
Replies: 4
Views: 3879

Re: MATE won't boot past Mint logo. Freezes

Thank you.

My install disk says "Debian 201403 MATE" 64 Bit

- Zem
by Zem
Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: MATE won't boot past Mint logo. Freezes
Replies: 4
Views: 3879

MATE won't boot past Mint logo. Freezes

Hello. I searched the forums until my time ran out. Simply: I installed LMD MATE on a five (?) year old Inspiron 17" laptop. Inspiron 1764 Bios version A13 CPU Type Intel (R) Core i3 CPU CPU Speed: 2130 MHz I've been using the OS no problem for a few weeks and suddenly it won't boot fully. It stops ...
by Zem
Wed Jan 14, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Changing Desktop/ Browser Icon Size
Replies: 3
Views: 1686

Re: Changing Desktop/ Browser Icon Size

MATE.

Thank you.

- Zem
by Zem
Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:53 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Changing Desktop/ Browser Icon Size
Replies: 3
Views: 1686

Changing Desktop/ Browser Icon Size

Hello all. New user here. I have installed LMDE on a new lenovo 14" notebook (Y40) and its great, but everything is so tiny it is hard to read. I can change the size of fonts, no problem. But how do I change the default desktop Icon size? Or how do I get programs like Thunderbird and Firefox to open...
by Zem
Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Cannot install from flash drive after boot. Dark screen.
Replies: 2
Views: 899

Re: Cannot install from flash drive after boot. Dark screen.

Thank you. I had to disable secure boot.

- Zem
by Zem
Fri Jan 09, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Cannot install from flash drive after boot. Dark screen.
Replies: 2
Views: 899

Cannot install from flash drive after boot. Dark screen.

Hello all. New to GNU/linux. Just got a new notebook and want to install LMDE MATE 64b over the pre-installed Windows. I've installed LMDE from flash drive before, but this time after pressing F12 I only get as far as the listed choice to boot Linux Mint. I choose it, then nothing. Empty screen. So ...
by Zem
Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:16 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: LMDE wont boot up after intall on Lenovo ideapad
Replies: 1
Views: 959

LMDE wont boot up after intall on Lenovo ideapad

Hello all. Fairly new to GNU/linux. I installed and run LMDE MATE on my old Inspiron laptop and getting used to it. My wife just got a lenovo ideapad and wanted Mint on it. I installed Linux Mint over the existing Windows 8.1, and it booted right up. However that was a mistake on my part: I had want...
by Zem
Thu Dec 18, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Stuck on Installing LMDE alonside Windows
Replies: 1
Views: 739

Re: Stuck on Installing LMDE alonside Windows

P.S. Thanks to the moderator for posting my question in the right folder. I noticed the "LMDE" specific folder about 15 seconds after I posted.

- Zem
by Zem
Thu Dec 18, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Stuck on Installing LMDE alonside Windows
Replies: 1
Views: 739

Stuck on Installing LMDE alonside Windows

Hello all. New GNU user here. I'm currently hoping to install LMDE MATE alongside Windows 8.1 on my wife's brand new Lenovo 14" touch screen Laptop (Intel core i5, 8 GBram, 500 GB HD, etc). I have installed LMDE MATE on older computers but never alongside Windows. Happily I have found a tutorial her...

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