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by pegasis
Sat Mar 06, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM20 on acer nitro 5
Replies: 17
Views: 219

Re: LM20 on acer nitro 5

currently running LM19.3
by pegasis
Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM20 on acer nitro 5
Replies: 17
Views: 219

Re: LM20 on acer nitro 5

this is an experiment I see you can upgrade to linux 20 from LM19.3 using timeshift to archive/backup and you restore the archive backup from timeshift, so old files must have some pertinence https://itsfoss.com/upgrade-linux-mint-version/ upgrade to 20, then upgrade to 20.1 why not what are your th...
by pegasis
Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM20 on acer nitro 5
Replies: 17
Views: 219

Re: LM20 on acer nitro 5

I am going to try

HDD is backup up, so not biggie

in what linux directory dos the OS reside? /user/bin?
by pegasis
Sat Mar 06, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM20 on acer nitro 5
Replies: 17
Views: 219

Re: LM20 on acer nitro 5

I am thinking you backup your apps and folders/home directory

then restore the apps, to get the apps installed, and the restore the home directory to bring over apps user config, cache, etc specific to user

kind of a would restore of system after an upgrade/install to LM20.1
by pegasis
Sat Mar 06, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM20 on acer nitro 5
Replies: 17
Views: 219

Re: LM20 on acer nitro 5

no

is there a way to do it using the backup tool?
by pegasis
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM20 on acer nitro 5
Replies: 17
Views: 219

Re: LM20 on acer nitro 5

how can I back up my personal files and applications to an external drive
by pegasis
Wed Mar 03, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM20 on acer nitro 5
Replies: 17
Views: 219

Re: LM20 on acer nitro 5

awesome, thanks for this info!!
by pegasis
Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM20 on acer nitro 5
Replies: 17
Views: 219

Re: LM20 on acer nitro 5

FYI:

give me your thoughts on this guy's video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFUM17wdEOQ

anyone see any issues?
by pegasis
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM20 on acer nitro 5
Replies: 17
Views: 219

Re: LM20 on acer nitro 5

here is my concerns https://community.acer.com/en/search?adv=&search=linux+on+acer+nitro+5&title=&author=&cat=1&subcats=1&tags=&discussion_discussion=1&comment_comment=1&discussion_idea=1&discussion_poll=1&discussion_question=1&comment_answer=1&art...
by pegasis
Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:17 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM20 on acer nitro 5
Replies: 17
Views: 219

LM20 on acer nitro 5

hello

will LM20 run on a acer nitro 5, ryzen machine

Nitro 5 15.6" Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 5 - 8GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 - 256GB SSD
by pegasis
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How to upgrade from 19.3, migration
Replies: 10
Views: 309

Re: How to upgrade from 19.3, migration

so what works to backup person folders, files and config files and applications?
by pegasis
Sun Feb 28, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How to upgrade from 19.3, migration
Replies: 10
Views: 309

Re: How to upgrade from 19.3, migration

using backup

IF I backup all the home directory will this capture the user's installed applications?
by pegasis
Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How to upgrade from 19.3, migration
Replies: 10
Views: 309

Re: How to upgrade from 19.3, migration

where are the users or roots application files located in Home partition or on boot partition?
by pegasis
Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How to upgrade from 19.3, migration
Replies: 10
Views: 309

Re: How to upgrade from 19.3, migration

I am wanting to migrate to LM 20, on on drive,
and do home files/data files backup and restore to another drive and restore my files in a greater than 2TB GPT file format
by pegasis
Tue Feb 16, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How to upgrade from 19.3, migration
Replies: 10
Views: 309

How to upgrade from 19.3, migration

Hello I am running Lm 19.4 on my laptop on a 2TB HDD (all partitions on 1HDD) I want to add a M.2 SDD for os (LM 20), move my non OS partitions to a greater than 2TB HDD. (so need to load LM 20 with GPT) 1. Can I back up my current non OS partitions, HOME? via red shift to an external drive. 2. load...
by pegasis
Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: lock screen on screen saver on Xscreesaver
Replies: 1
Views: 66

lock screen on screen saver on Xscreesaver

how does one turn on lock screen saver on screensaver start with Xscreensaver?
by pegasis
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: visual programming, python
Replies: 0
Views: 105

visual programming, python

Hi

is there any tool, etc to program python visually by connecting code modules?
by pegasis
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: misc cron
Replies: 1
Views: 75

misc cron

Hello

I seem to have some misc cron jobs running; one is Clamav update and the other is anacron

In the clamAV gui I have turned off updates and auto virus scans, so not sure why these are running and think I don't eed them running

how do i turn them off?
by pegasis
Sat Dec 26, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: canon 920
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: canon 920

it seems to print local files except PDF??

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