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by frank095
Sun Nov 15, 2015 3:51 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Deleted python
Replies: 3
Views: 1528

Re: Deleted python

You'd have to remount your root partition as read-write in recovery mode. It is mounted read-only by default. You can do that with command: mount -o remount,rw / However removing python would have given you a very long list of packages it would remove. Whatever possessed you to type "Yes, do as I s...
by frank095
Sun Nov 15, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Deleted python
Replies: 3
Views: 1528

[SOLVED] Deleted python

Hey, I've done a huge mistake :? I've ran the command "sudo apt-get remove python", it deleted python and many files related to it. Since then, I can't boot in mint... it loads "ubuntu 17.2" forever without doing anything. I tried to reinstall python and the ubuntu-desktop in the recovery mode, but ...
by frank095
Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Looking to wipe HD
Replies: 8
Views: 474

Re: [SOLVED] Looking to wipe HD

Will reinstall Mint64 then. Why? As already said, there's no real need to "wipe" the drive unless you're concerned about the NSA finding your **** pictures, or some such. Just boot Mint 64 bit and run garted, select disk sdb in the upper-right corner of the gparted GUI, and reformat it. Ahh that is...
by frank095
Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Looking to wipe HD
Replies: 8
Views: 474

Re: Looking to wipe HD

Neil Edmond wrote:A zero fill wipe is only a security measure to make sure nothing can be recovered from the disk. If you are going to continue using the drive yourself, there is probably no reason to wipe (secure erase) the HDD. Just re-format, and carry on.
Will reinstall Mint64 then. Thanks
by frank095
Mon Oct 26, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Looking to wipe HD
Replies: 8
Views: 474

Re: Looking to wipe HD

Oh wait! I have 2 HD, /dev/sdb1 :The one I would like to wipe the data, containing MintOS 32bit (which i don't care) and windows stuff. So you only want to wipe a single partition , not the whole hard drive, right? You can still do that with the dd command. Just make the target the partition you wa...
by frank095
Mon Oct 26, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Looking to wipe HD
Replies: 8
Views: 474

[SOLVED] Looking to wipe HD

Hi, I joined Linux 3 days ago, and i am currently trying to wipe an a HD. Is there an easy and secure way (or good program) to do that? Some info: I have 2 HD, /dev/sdb1 :The one I would like to wipe the data, containing MintOS 32bit (which i don't care) and windows stuff. The other one is the one h...
by frank095
Sun Oct 25, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to install software on Linux Mint
Replies: 152
Views: 368545

Re: How to install software on Linux Mint

OMG, as a newbie, I've been trying to download Code:block for 30 minutes without success. With this tuto, took 5 sec, thanks so much hahah

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