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by harryajh
Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: PPTP connection failing?
Replies: 1
Views: 518

PPTP connection failing?

Hi, running LM 17.3 on 2 different PCs and and trying to connect using PPTP to my PureVPN account - 1 works fine the other fails and I cannot see for the life of me, why it’s failing I’ve checked the connection settings a million time and both are identical to the tutorial https://support.purevpn.co...
by harryajh
Mon Jun 13, 2016 4:25 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Copy Mint install on USB to another USB?
Replies: 7
Views: 631

Re: Copy Mint install on USB to another USB?

a quick update which may help others, tried several ways, most failed but the one that worked for me was using Easy Backup, Recovery & Bare Metal Restore I backed up both partitions to my NAS then restored both to another USB stick, booted up without any modification and works perfectly :D thanks ch...
by harryajh
Sun Jun 05, 2016 7:14 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Copy Mint install on USB to another USB?
Replies: 7
Views: 631

Re: Copy Mint install on USB to another USB?

thanks for your help guys but on verge of giving up - tried every option in clonezilla and none would even recognise my USBs tried the dd command as suggested, ran all the way through but won't boot - get expected grub options but selecting my usual one gives can't unmount /cdrom: Device or resource...
by harryajh
Sat Jun 04, 2016 7:28 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Copy Mint install on USB to another USB?
Replies: 7
Views: 631

Re: Copy Mint install on USB to another USB?

thanks for that, that didn't even occur to me, duh!

So if i used something like clonezilla on my mac with both USBs plugged in, I can clone it and the new one will boot up exactly like the original?
by harryajh
Sat Jun 04, 2016 4:10 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Copy Mint install on USB to another USB?
Replies: 7
Views: 631

Copy Mint install on USB to another USB?

Got LM 17.1 installed on a 32gb USB stick and it works really well How can I copy the entire system including boot etc... on to another 32gb USB stick? I'm hoping I can boot up from the USB, run an app to copy the whole system to the other plugged in USB, then boot from that on another PC thanks in ...
by harryajh
Fri May 20, 2016 3:39 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: A bit lost with dual boot LM with win 10?
Replies: 2
Views: 275

Re: A bit lost with dual boot LM with win 10?

Thanks for that Pierre, just realised though that I've fallen foul AGAIN of the Live/Persistance gotcha. Is there anyway to convert a Live installation to Persistance does anyone know? I wonder how many Windows users would love to move to Linux but get put off by this constant wall of problems?, suc...
by harryajh
Thu May 19, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: A bit lost with dual boot LM with win 10?
Replies: 2
Views: 275

A bit lost with dual boot LM with win 10?

Finally managed (after a lot of attempts) to install Linux Mint 17.1 Persistance on a USB and I love it! Thought it would be good idea to dual boot LM on a windows 10 (UEFI) HP 250 laptop so, selected "Install Linux Mint" from the (USB) desktop. Selected option to "reduce (win 10) partition and inst...

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