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by neckenth
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Low on Disk Space - questions about Timeshift and snap
Replies: 10
Views: 397

Re: Low on Disk Space - questions about Timeshift and snap

Wow, huge difference! Thanks again!
by neckenth
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Low on Disk Space - questions about Timeshift and snap
Replies: 10
Views: 397

Re: Low on Disk Space - questions about Timeshift and snap

Yeah - I reformatted it. I was just surprised - there were already system backups on there, so I assumed it was already properly formatted - pretty strange.

Thanks for all the help! Going to delete the old backups from my system, and hopefully I'll free up some space.
by neckenth
Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Low on Disk Space - questions about Timeshift and snap
Replies: 10
Views: 397

Re: Low on Disk Space - questions about Timeshift and snap

Wow thank you all so much for your help so far! What I'd like to do is change my backup location to my USB stick, which I was successfully able to do earlier this year. However, when I try to switch the location, I get a message that the drive does not have a Linux partition, so I can't select it (s...
by neckenth
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Low on Disk Space - questions about Timeshift and snap
Replies: 10
Views: 397

Low on Disk Space - questions about Timeshift and snap

Hi everyone - I know there are a bunch of questions on here regarding disk space and Timeshift, but I feel as though disk space issues can be pretty individualized, so - as a total novice - I wanted to check in before I break anything. I am running Linux Mint 18.3 dual booted onto a Lenovo Thinkpad ...
by neckenth
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Laptop overheating after upgrading to 18.3
Replies: 6
Views: 1212

Re: Laptop overheating after upgrading to 18.3

I was having this same problem and my ThinkPad is brand new , so I did some research - a few things helped (I'm a total newbie, so I may just have gotten lucky here)... 1 - I ran the top command in my Terminal and noticed that Google Chrome was taking up a really high % of my CPU. I read that other ...

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