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by Willster
Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: trying to back up personal folders to usb drive {SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 114

Re: trying to back up personal folders to usb drive

thank you...the drive seems to be mounted according to sudo lsblk...back-in-time won't accept my configuration...just tried again and it did! YAY! I'm so bloody ignorant of this that I don't know what i did/did not do, to make it work...but thank you kindly for the support, it's another little step ...
by Willster
Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: trying to back up personal folders to usb drive {SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 114

trying to back up personal folders to usb drive {SOLVED]

Using back-in-time and get this message:

Couldn't find UUID for "/media/neil/A_V Backup/backintime/Frankenstein-X58A-UD7/neil/1"

...could somebody help?

will
by Willster
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: new tabs on firefox
Replies: 6
Views: 292

Re: new tabs on firefox [SOLVED]

thanks to all...good information
will
by Willster
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Backups
Replies: 17
Views: 478

Re: Backups: how do I change permissions from 'root'...trying to backup one hard drive to a usb mass storage drive?

It did not work. I copied it back after doing a reinstall. Permissions were root, fixed that, had a friend check , all ownership and permissions are now as they should be. Just nothing loads. Nothing at all. He got me to create a new user. t's got me here, but there's something bizarre, some thigs ...
by Willster
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: new tabs on firefox
Replies: 6
Views: 292

Re: new tabs on firefox

tx all, i found my own solution: installed pale moon and it seems to work a whole lot smoother (and faster)...let me know it you think this is a bad move!
the willster
by Willster
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: new tabs on firefox
Replies: 6
Views: 292

new tabs on firefox

hi all, just switched to cinnamon and very pleased...BUT...firefox opens each new browser tab with yahoo.com (once is too much for me), despite preference settings...am I missing something?...thank you in advance for comments/guidance
the willster

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