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by houninym
Sun May 27, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: When did you come to Linux?
Replies: 227
Views: 21260

Re: When did you come to Linux?

I come to Linux from UNIX... Digital Unix, HPUX, Solaris, AIX, Sequent, ICL Unix... and first installed Linux for serious use with Ubuntu 5.04. The company I worked for wouldn't allow me to bring a windows laptop on-site but had no rules about Linux ones and they wanted me to be mobile but only prov...
by houninym
Sun May 27, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Move Laptop from Hard to SSD ARGHH1!11!
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: Move Laptop from Hard to SSD ARGHH1!11!

Alternatively... if your SSD is at least the same capacity as your original mechanical HD (with provisos... see below) you can just use a live OS and a USB caddy to DD the original disk over onto the new disk. Everything goes over, the system will bot from the new disk just like it was the old one (...
by houninym
Sun May 27, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: LVM / resizing option during install....
Replies: 1
Views: 2975

Re: LVM / resizing option during install....

Hi, joined this forum to raise this observation also! The install process offers the choice of 'wipe the disk' or 'something else' as radio buttons and within 'wipe the disk' you have the options to use LVM and encrypt (I'm doing this from memory having just had to reinstall Mint 18.3 (Cinnamon / 64...

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