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by mintjelly
Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Mount only at backup time? [SOLVED]
Replies: 19
Views: 2727

Re: Mount only at backup time? [SOLVED]

Hello momist, Thank you taking the time to locate and post your user-callback. Sorry you had to go through much effort. I hope it comes back to you 10 fold. Anyway. looking at your user-callback I see only the edit you had to make was: 7) #Mount drives /bin/mount /BackupDrive exit $? ;; 8) #Unmount...
by mintjelly
Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Mount only at backup time? [SOLVED]
Replies: 19
Views: 2727

Re: Mount only at backup time? [SOLVED]

Hello momist, Thank you taking the time to locate and post your user-callback. Sorry you had to go through much effort. I hope it comes back to you 10 fold. Anyway. looking at your user-callback I see only the edit you had to make was: 7) #Mount drives /bin/mount /BackupDrive exit $? ;; 8) #Unmount ...
by mintjelly
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Mount only at backup time? [SOLVED]
Replies: 19
Views: 2727

Re: Mount only at backup time?

Thanks for your reply @rene I'm not a backintime user but if you check the manpage ( man backintime from a terminal), also available online at: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/xenial/man1/backintime.1.html then you will find it to mention a ~/.config/backintime/user-callback script that gets ca...
by mintjelly
Sat Jun 25, 2016 3:12 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: cloning live USB stick?
Replies: 11
Views: 1312

Re: cloning live USB stick?

You can use clonezilla or ddrescue or simply dd: sudo umount /dev/sdc sudo dd if=/dev/sdc of=flash-drive.img Just replace /dev/sdc with you flash drive device id. But this would not make a clone from which to boot. It would place a single file on the destination USB stick. To clone, which the OP wa...
by mintjelly
Tue Dec 22, 2015 3:14 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SSD for OS HDD for Home
Replies: 12
Views: 2067

Re: SSD for OS HDD for Home

Hi Derek, "Updates 1 and 2" : I too am in the habit of "Y" instead of "Yes" as a generalization. Glad you discovered the not so obvious. "Updates 3 and 4" : For /swap I see no reason not to have it on HDD. With 8GB ram and setting "swappiness" to 10 or 20 it will hardly if ever be written to. Hence,...
by mintjelly
Sun Dec 20, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SSD for OS HDD for Home
Replies: 12
Views: 2067

Re: SSD for OS HDD for Home

Hello Derek, This sounds almost too good to be true. I'm on may way to the link and very excited to see how you make out. PS: in the mean time, do you have any opinion on where home would be best placed, on the SSD with the Sys files or the HDD? On this there seems such a diversity of opinion that t...
by mintjelly
Fri Dec 18, 2015 6:17 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SSD for OS HDD for Home
Replies: 12
Views: 2067

SSD for OS HDD for Home

Hi, Building a new sys. Have 120gb SSD and 1tera HDD. Want take take advantage of SSD speed HDD size, ,secure deletion and reliance. Want to encrypt both. Don't want to enter pass-phrases for every partition on each drive every time if possible to avoid. Pouring through the forums I find nothing but...

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