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by MrGrimm
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Clone two Drives to one SSD
Replies: 12
Views: 289

Re: Clone two Drives to one SSD

that windows doesn't like being copied to another machine, if the hardware is different, & even an slight variation, can break that windows system. - - you then have to utilize some specialized software, in order to copy to dis-similar hardware. what are you using, that now won't recognize recogniz...
by MrGrimm
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Clone two Drives to one SSD
Replies: 12
Views: 289

Re: Clone two Drives to one SSD

just boot-up an copy of your LinuxMint Live Media, & the use the Gparted program to copy all of those partitions, onto that new 1Tb drive. https://computerdoctor-mitchel.blogspot.com/2010/11/using-gparted-to-clone-disc.html that article is a bit old, but the method, is still the same. afterwards, y...
by MrGrimm
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`
Replies: 24
Views: 488

Re: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`

niikolaypopov wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:54 pm
Hi there,

I just want to share with you that I have changed my torrent client. The new one finds my second hdd without problem.

Great Thanks to all of you!

NICE, glade you got it sorted.
by MrGrimm
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`
Replies: 24
Views: 488

Re: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`

Hi, It's me again. I have access to all my directories now but my torrent client can't find my second hdd again. Is there any way to download directly on it or I should download firstly to the main disk which is the only one that the client can see? Thanks! pretty sure you just need to adjust your ...
by MrGrimm
Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`
Replies: 24
Views: 488

Re: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`

if i remember right the os drive is for some reason listed more than once as different things and one is never accessible.
by MrGrimm
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [solved] Why does Linux Mint not come with Wine pre-installed?
Replies: 20
Views: 729

Re: Why does Linux Mint not come with Wine pre-installed?

Flemur wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:49 pm
veronica wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:54 pm
Amended the title so that the topic is really clear.
That made my question sound dumb. Maybe it was.

And "couldn't care less" is not the same as "could care less", which is wrong, since they mean opposite things.
no they don't mean the opposite, try again.
by MrGrimm
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`
Replies: 24
Views: 488

Re: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`

since you have the above option after you copy your data and have the drive back with linux format it to ext 4. once that is done attempt the various file operations cause you probably will find that you need to adjust your permissions cause you won't have all the file operations available right out...
by MrGrimm
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 19.2: why not based on Ubuntu 18.04.03?
Replies: 32
Views: 1173

Re: Linux Mint 19.2: why not based on Ubuntu 18.04.03?

have to ask why the devs didn't wait for unbuntu 18.04.3 to be released before building this? So why not ask them? learn to read i did ask the devs right above. So why not ask them? Wisely spoken. :) Double down on this then you'd be as big of a loser as the person above you is.
by MrGrimm
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [solved] Why does Linux Mint not come with Wine pre-installed?
Replies: 20
Views: 729

Re: Why does Linux Mint not come with Wine pre-installed?

JerryF wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:25 pm
MrGrimm wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:19 pm
...as stated above most peeps could careless about wine. the only reason i have it is for one app solsuite. i have yet to find a better solitaire game.
What you really mean is couldn't care less. :wink:

actually either way is correct other than the missing space.
by MrGrimm
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Do I need antivirus if I use Wine?
Replies: 18
Views: 444

Re: Do I need antivirus if I use Wine?

Pjotr wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:25 pm
MrGrimm wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:24 pm
Pjotr wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:23 pm

Bollocks. AV makes your desktop Linux less secure:
https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.c ... html#ID1.1
try again.
I fail to see the need. Do enlighten me, please.
i;m not explaining jack shat to you.
by MrGrimm
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Closed] Installing stuffkeeper
Replies: 7
Views: 226

Re: Installing stuffkeeper

gzepplin wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:10 am
Dear All,
I keep looking for answers but still struggling. I don't know how to marry this link's information with my previous question.

https://linux.die.net/man/1/make

Help much appreciated.
wanna give peeps at least 24 hours before questioning why you haven't received a reply yet? thanks
by MrGrimm
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Do I need antivirus if I use Wine?
Replies: 18
Views: 444

Re: Do I need antivirus if I use Wine?

Pjotr wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:23 pm
MrGrimm wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:20 pm
wine or not, linux or windows you should have av (....) just in case.
Bollocks. AV makes your desktop Linux less secure:
https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.c ... html#ID1.1
try again.
by MrGrimm
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [solved] Why does Linux Mint not come with Wine pre-installed?
Replies: 20
Views: 729

Re: Why does Linux Mint not come with Wine pre-installed?

again no worries as long as you take proper precautions.
by MrGrimm
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Do I need antivirus if I use Wine?
Replies: 18
Views: 444

Re: Do I need antivirus if I use Wine?

wine or not, linux or windows you should have av and firewall just in case.
by MrGrimm
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [solved] Why does Linux Mint not come with Wine pre-installed?
Replies: 20
Views: 729

Re: Why does Linux Mint not come with Wine pre-installed?

Pjotr wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:12 pm
Wine is a gaping security hole.
only if you as a end user allows it to be. i have wine, wintricks, and playonlinux and i know my system is secure. as stated above most peeps could careless about wine. the only reason i have it is for one app solsuite. i have yet to find a better solitaire game.
by MrGrimm
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Which browser is recommended?
Replies: 25
Views: 942

Re: Which browser is recommended?

Moem wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:59 am
LuvNix wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:20 pm
Personally have always chosen Firefox, configurability, lower memory overhead etc
Lower as compared to what?
luvnix the memory usage argument went out the window a LONG LONG LONG time ago.
by MrGrimm
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 19.2: why not based on Ubuntu 18.04.03?
Replies: 32
Views: 1173

Re: Linux Mint 19.2: why not based on Ubuntu 18.04.03?

actually waiting a few extra day would of been fine by me and i'm sure most.
by MrGrimm
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`
Replies: 24
Views: 488

Re: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`

Thanks for the information! My previous OS was Win10 but I decided to switch to linux mint. So I formated my Local Disk C which is on my ssd. It is used only for OS. The other hdd is used for all other information and stuff. Tomorrow I will try to backup all my information and try to format this th...
by MrGrimm
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`
Replies: 24
Views: 488

Re: Torrent client can't find my second hdd`

if you open nemo and scroll down to devices on the left side does it show? if not open disk or gparted and see if it shows in one of them.
by MrGrimm
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Which browser is recommended?
Replies: 25
Views: 942

Re: Which browser is recommended?

kc1di wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:12 am
In any event the one you choose should meet your needs securely.
EXACTLY

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