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by bob466
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Need a ISO based Back Up System
Replies: 15
Views: 285

Re: Need a ISO based Back Up System

I think I know why some users say it doesn't work...this is Windoze software and as we all know Windoze can't read Linux files or Partitions. When you Boot to the Macrium Rescue Disk you will see a Partition called...Unformatted Logical and will have an amount of Ram...this is your Swap Partition an...
by bob466
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Need a ISO based Back Up System
Replies: 15
Views: 285

Re: Need a ISO based Back Up System

I created a System Image of my main Cinnamon 18.3 HDD and Re-Imaged my test HDD...which is the one I'm running now...worked just fine...so these users are doing something wrong. I might write some instructions on how to create an Image as there are none for Linux using Macrium...stay tuned. :D
by bob466
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Need a ISO based Back Up System
Replies: 15
Views: 285

Re: Need a ISO based Back Up System

I create a System Image of my OS (Cinnamon 18.3) with Macrium Reflect Free Rescue Disk. Have you ever had to use Macrium Reflect Free Rescue Disk to restore an image? It has failed to install the bootloader for a number of users. Yes I have...to both a HDD I accidentally Wiped and to a new HDD...I'...
by bob466
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Virtualbox Win7 Screen Size
Replies: 22
Views: 231

Re: Virtualbox Win7 Screen Size

This is what I did...Downloaded VirtualBox Version 526 Xenial AMD64 as I have 64bit...Extention Pack 526 and Vbox Guest Addition 527. I exported my VM to an External HDD for safety. I then went to Menu...Administration...right click Orical VM VirtualBox...Uninstall. I then Installed VirtualBox Versi...
by bob466
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Need a ISO based Back Up System
Replies: 15
Views: 285

Re: Need a ISO based Back Up System

I create a System Image of my OS (Cinnamon 18.3) with Macrium Reflect Free Rescue Disk. You need to download the software from here...http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/macrium_reflect_free_edition.html to a Windoze machine because the software wont run on Linux but the the Rescue Disk works pe...
by bob466
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Virtualbox Win7 Screen Size
Replies: 22
Views: 231

Re: Virtualbox Win7 Screen Size

You should see these... https://s26.postimg.org/r60dboebt/Fig_1.jpg You'll notice I even have my printer installed via USB...please note USB 3 Controller is wrong...set to USB 2.0 (EHCI) Controller. https://s26.postimg.org/gj6k6ao6x/Fig_2.jpg https://s26.postimg.org/3rsdzvm5l/Fig_3.jpg I also have a...
by bob466
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Virtualbox Win7 Screen Size
Replies: 22
Views: 231

Re: Virtualbox Win7 Screen Size

On VirtualBox version 526 you should have downloaded...Extention Pack 526 and Vbox Guest Addition 527...then install them manually. This is why you need both...https://blogs.oracle.com/virtualization/friday-spotlight:-virtualbox-extension-pack-guest-additions I have a Win 7 VM and it runs just like ...
by bob466
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Data collection also n mint?
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Re: Data collection also n mint?

Even blind Freddy could see this coming...since M$ and Ubuntu are in bed together...what do you expect. I did say this could happen some time ago...looks like the Chooks have come home to roost. We all know where the Data will go...don't we and yes you can turn it off...just like you can in Windoze ...
by bob466
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cinnamon vs Mate
Replies: 11
Views: 413

Re: Cinnamon vs Mate

I use Cinnamon because it looks good...no other reason. :D
by bob466
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Virtualbox Win7 Screen Size
Replies: 22
Views: 231

Re: Virtualbox Win7 Screen Size

Go to View and select Full-Screen Mode...done. Hope you have Extension Pack and Vbox Guest Additions installed.
by bob466
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [SOLVED] LinuxMint is safer than Windows (for newbies)
Replies: 39
Views: 1288

Re: LinuxMint is less safe than Windows (for newbies)

Here's a Windoze Warning... :D
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by bob466
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: memory usage [solved]
Replies: 22
Views: 273

Re: memory usage

xenopeek wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:16 pm
System Monitor in your menu.
Yes I use it...but with 16GB of Ram memory usage has never been an issue for me...more is always best. :D
by bob466
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Forum has been upgraded (report issues here)
Replies: 154
Views: 2551

Re: Forum has been upgraded (report issues here)

Yes so I noticed as soon as I logged in...my Avatar was gone. The strange thing was...in Edit Avatar all my settings were still there including my URL Image...so I clicked submit and got...URL Invalid. I did fix the problem by going to Postimage and uploading my image and pasting the link...which as...
by bob466
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] [sort of]Timeshift query.
Replies: 22
Views: 248

Re: Timeshift query.

Timeshift is good for minor problems like you accidentally delete a file or folder...it works just like System Restore in Windoze but if anything major happens ie HDD failure or you accidentally wipe the HDD as I did you're screwed. I create a System Image with Macrium Reflect Free Rescue Disk and s...
by bob466
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: 32 Bit System
Replies: 36
Views: 636

Re: 32 Bit System

I haven't used a 32bit System for over 6 years...it was great back in the day but that day is long gone. People say Mint runs well on 32bit but it runs so much better and faster on 64bit. Multitasking is a breeze...I can be downloading something on several VMs and surfing the Net all at the same tim...
by bob466
Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Hidden folders
Replies: 18
Views: 284

Re: Hidden folders

Hidden Folders are hidden of a good reason...so I don't touch them. :)
by bob466
Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Kernel-Updates - yes or no? [solved]
Replies: 25
Views: 720

Re: Kernel-Updates - yes or no?

Yes...I've just installed another one today...4.13.0-32 and all is good. :D
by bob466
Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux mint 18.1 slower than Windows10?
Replies: 28
Views: 3938

Re: Linux mint 18.1 slower than Windows10?

Any version of Mint is faster than any version of Windoze...it's common knowledge that after a clean install...Windoze starts to slow down in as little as two weeks. It's all the crap Microsoft installs on your HD...day after day...until you have to do a clean install...not to mention the spyware an...
by bob466
Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (Solved) Reset DNS/fixed DNS servers
Replies: 28
Views: 274

Re: Reset DNS

Sorry ...misread Op's Thread. :wink:
by bob466
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: All these Level 4 updates lately ...
Replies: 21
Views: 539

Re: All these Level 4 updates lately ...

Don't be scared of Updates...this isn't Windoze. In 18 mths of running Linux Mint I've only had two bad Kernels...it's just a matter of a Rollback to fix it...then install the new one and the bugs should be fixed...as for level 1-4 Updates I've never had a problem. As for level 4 Updates I create a ...

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