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by ovrflo
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Safely Moving Timeshift
Replies: 14
Views: 440

Re: Safely Moving Timeshift

Does anyone know if I can restore to a smaller drive given the situation described above?
by ovrflo
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Safely Moving Timeshift
Replies: 14
Views: 440

Re: Safely Moving Timeshift

Thanks very much for the replies, I need just a bit more help to finish this; I have mounted the extra drive at /BACKUP, and the original Timeshift data is at /mnt/hd/timeshift. I executed the command: cp -av /mnt/hd/timeshift /BACKUP to copy the data. Have I used the correct options? I went into th...
by ovrflo
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Safely Moving Timeshift
Replies: 14
Views: 440

Safely Moving Timeshift

Background: To keep /home as small as possible and for ease of maintenance, I put most of my user data on a separate volume /mnt/hd/user, and then symlink Documents, Downloads, Pictures, etc to a directory on /mnt/hd/user. I am currently using Timeshift and it puts it's data on /mnt/hd/timeshift. /m...
by ovrflo
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] How can I Purge expired gnome-pomodoro
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: How can I Purge expired gnome-pomodoro

Thanks everyone, and especially smurphos for the really complete answer!
by ovrflo
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] How can I Purge expired gnome-pomodoro
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: How can I Purge expired gnome-pomodoro

Thanks Larry78723.... a couple of follow up questions:
Should I purge the package and then remove the PPA, or do it the other way around?
Does removing the PPA remove the info required for the purge?
by ovrflo
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] How can I Purge expired gnome-pomodoro
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: How can I Purge expired gnome-pomodoro

Thanks for the reply - just one point needs some clarification. When I have software sources/PPAs open, does the remove button just remove the highlighted entry, or does it remove ALL the entries that have the Enabled column checked? So removing 2 PPAs would be 2 separate operations? Since I've neve...
by ovrflo
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] How can I Purge expired gnome-pomodoro
Replies: 6
Views: 197

[SOLVED] How can I Purge expired gnome-pomodoro

Almost 2 years aga, I managed to install gnome-pomodoro after great difficulty _ I had to use a PPA to get it to work. Now the key is expired on the PPA, and it is constantly causing errors with the automatic update. It appears that the author hasn't updated the key: $ apt-key list pub 2048R/C18AFDE...
by ovrflo
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to Properly Instal Docker / Docker Compose
Replies: 0
Views: 194

How to Properly Instal Docker / Docker Compose

I need some guidance on installing Installing Docker / Docker Compose on Linux Mint 18.3. Given that the Mint Repositories run so far behind I need a better way of installing Linux Mint. Is it OK to use this PPA: deb [arch=amd64] https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu xenial stable and I need a wa...
by ovrflo
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:59 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firejail Quesions
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Firejail Quesions

I have experimented with Firejail before and I have seen the following posts: Firejail as security sandbox for your programs https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=58&t=273533 Firejail and Mint 19 https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=58&t=273533 Question 1: Can this method of installin...
by ovrflo
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Advice regarding Kernel Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 187

How useable is Kernel 4.15?

Re: Advice regarding Kernel Upgrade by Pjotr » Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:36 pm The 4.15 kernel series is Long Term Supported (LTS). Simply install the latest one of that series. Thanks for the reply Pjotr, I got busy and didn't have time to research this until now. I took a look at the latest 4.15 ( Here: ...
by ovrflo
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Advice regarding Kernel Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Advice regarding Kernel Upgrade

I am running Linux Mint 18.3, and because it is on Kernel 4.4.x I am unable get add-on serial devices to work. When I boot into the Linux Mint 19.1 Live USB, they work fine. I have: PCIe WCH382 2S multi-IO card ch341-uart converter I am assuming that a kernel upgrade on 18.3 is the easiest way to so...
by ovrflo
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: APT Key Problem - How to Fix?
Replies: 1
Views: 634

APT Key Problem - How to Fix?

I am getting the following error when software update runs: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:kamilprusko/xUbuntu_16.04 Release: The following signat...
by ovrflo
Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: why can't i ping my Linux box?
Replies: 4
Views: 3165

Re: why can't i ping my Linux box?

Some other things to check... I don't know i you have checked these things or not: Windows also has a firewall, have you tested pinging other addresses? Your gateway should 192.168.1.1 should respond to a ping. Can you ping 192.168.1.1 (the router) Can the android ping the windows and vice versa? Do...
by ovrflo
Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: How to Create Network Card Isolation
Replies: 0
Views: 1205

How to Create Network Card Isolation

I hope I'm posting this in the right board... I am running Linux Mint 18.1, as a desktop machine. I installed a 4 port Intel NIC on the box with the objective of having the NICs work as follows: For convenience I'll refer to the interfaces as eth0-4 - they actually have very messy names that relate ...

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