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by laurel
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: clonezilla stuck at transfer point
Replies: 7
Views: 247

Re: clonezilla stuck at transfer point

thanks for responding, i didnt see a notification you had. it sounds even more confusing that the mess I am in and the gparted n stuff..I was trying to avoid the code thing;-/ after many many more attempts even getting it to "see the external a couple of times... it wouldnt copy over and i just dont...
by laurel
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint and laptops
Replies: 67
Views: 2194

Re: Linux Mint and laptops

whoa wow! and dirt cheap.. dunno why but i suspect it isnt the same pin setup as the toshiba one its a weird one mk2529gsg they dont show it but what i found so far by buying a dud already is the 7 /side would be fine the toshibas got a 7 pin then a(male )raised plastic area then 2pins for the 9 sid...
by laurel
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mount or unmount before trying to clone?
Replies: 0
Views: 134

mount or unmount before trying to clone?

I have been trying to clone a drive to a formatted NTFS(all my mostly xp disk allows in the partition) it kept trying to transfer to what i gather was the wifi or ethernet card when i said no it then seemed to find the external which was on n humming so was connecting at least It then said it was wa...
by laurel
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint and laptops
Replies: 67
Views: 2194

Re: Linux Mint and laptops

Im presently battling with a 7yr old thinkpad with bad drive sectors. neither lenovo OR toshiba who make the drive 1.8"mini sata make or supply any adaptors to enable external connection, to hook same drive via usb into Im trying to clone across to a new drive, and failing so far;-( so while the mac...
by laurel
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Welcome Ladies - post here :)
Replies: 223
Views: 59036

Re: Welcome Ladies - post here :)

:D hiya Ladies, im an aussie,rural i used to do assembly electronics and cables some decades ago. self taught fixit for mostly hardware but some user stuff in xp not startling but enough to keep it working fix old ones and help(usually female ) friends sort their woes new to linux but i really want/...
by laurel
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: clonezilla stuck at transfer point
Replies: 7
Views: 247

clonezilla stuck at transfer point

hi all, i managed to make the boot load usb and got it running in a lenovo thinkpad thats got a wonky drive cinnamon mint sarah 64 all sort of went well until i nominated an external hard drive its got 3 partitions ones 250gig and empty(other 2 have windows stuff) it all came to a screeching halt as...
by laurel
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Best method to clone my hard drive
Replies: 20
Views: 609

Re: Best method to clone my hard drive

thank you both.
and especially the tip that tbird HAS a portable form
I had no idea.
i just use a pc mainly and laptop when travelling runs another mailprogram
and yeah its messy;-/
by laurel
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Best method to clone my hard drive
Replies: 20
Views: 609

Re: Best method to clone my hard drive

your comment that you can copy thunderbird over and then use it, as was, has me puzzled
when i ran tbird in a windoze copied it to external and then opened it on another pc it just came up as blank new program
is that because it was windoze?
and if i do that in linux to linux i wont lose mails?
by laurel
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Making an exact copy of a dual boot drive- solved, and thank you!
Replies: 32
Views: 976

Re: Making an exact copy of a dual boot drive- solved, and thank you!

Hello all, this thread doesnt appear solved? so i hope i can ask a Q sort of related i was pleased to find instruction to FIND the drive(yeah windoze user) what i have is the need to copy? all the drive and partitions to an external drive and then put a new hard drive into the laptop im trying to fi...
by laurel
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] password problem mint 18 sarah 64bit
Replies: 3
Views: 217

Re: password problem mint 18 sarah 64bit

Bless you both;-) the second link worked for me (Jimallyn) ..it did take a few tries
i got vertigo when the screen flew by;-)
I wont forget the password again, its too scary!
thank you thank you
by laurel
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] password problem mint 18 sarah 64bit
Replies: 3
Views: 217

[SOLVED] password problem mint 18 sarah 64bit

ive tried to find the answer in the pages but..i am utterly lost understanding where i get into the g?something panel? i shut down and saw a list of stuff and opened the one said restore cant follow what n where i find anything n dont want to wreck stuff my date n time settings are a day and some hr...

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