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by rtaft
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Using Extrenal USB Hard Drives
Replies: 17
Views: 523

Re: Using Extrenal USB Hard Drives

rsync only copies files that have changed, however it's default usage does not delete files that have been deleted on the source. I typically use
rsync -ah --progress src/ dest/
by rtaft
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Using Extrenal USB Hard Drives
Replies: 17
Views: 523

Re: Using Extrenal USB Hard Drives

I would NOT use ext4 for a backup USB drive, at least not without reconfiguring it. You lose so much space to overhead that you don't need on a backup drive. By default its a 5% loss, on an 8TB drive you lose 372.5 GB. There is a way to tune that space down to 1% , but its still 74.5GB. If you are u...
by rtaft
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Can't tame my nervous CPU-fan with fancontrol
Replies: 6
Views: 292

Re: Can't tame my nervous CPU-fan with fancontrol

What does your /etc/fancontrol file look like before you reboot?
by rtaft
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Mouse clicks unresponsive when using Corsair VOID gaming headset
Replies: 1
Views: 232

Mouse clicks unresponsive when using Corsair VOID gaming headset

I thought I had successfully used these headphones on this laptop before, but I tried to use them on Mint 18.2 yesterday and today, Cinnamon becomes unresponsive via the mouse. The CPU usage does not look abnormal. When I plug in the USB dongle for my Corsair VOID headset, I lose the ability to clos...

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