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by mikeuk10
Sun Sep 09, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Pointing Home folders to second drive
Replies: 1
Views: 361

Pointing Home folders to second drive

Hi, I have a second hard drive that contains folders that have my documents, pictures, downloads, videos and music on. I would like to be able to have files automatically default to these folders on disk2, when i save them, instead of those in the home folder on the system drive. I'm using SSD's whi...
by mikeuk10
Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Equivalent to Adobe Lightroom?
Replies: 8
Views: 2113

Re: Equivalent to Adobe Lightroom?

The one I use for RAW processing and Asset Management is Digikam. It's a great app in my opinion.
by mikeuk10
Sun Sep 02, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Installation on SSD
Replies: 19
Views: 1016

Re: New Installation on SSD

Woohoo lol. That seems to have done the trick. I can't thank you enough for you help and patience. I would never have got there on my own.

You're the man.

Cheers
by mikeuk10
Sun Sep 02, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Installation on SSD
Replies: 19
Views: 1016

Re: New Installation on SSD

UID=b1712663-7c06-4eb1-9332-4f5aa405d3b2 / ext4 errors=remount-ro,noatime,discard UUID=A3E3-B762 /boot/efi vfat defaults 0 1 UUID=1049af6a-46ff-46bf-9312-eff6b0756db4 swap swap sw 0 0 UUID=b1712663-7c06-4eb1-9332-4f5aa405d3b2 / ext4 defaults 0 0 UUID=c8a5356f-8efb-48e9-8097-52146ed89086 /media/sdb1 ...
by mikeuk10
Sun Sep 02, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Installation on SSD
Replies: 19
Views: 1016

Re: New Installation on SSD

Hi, those 2 entries matched what you said they should but when I input the next entry this is the response I get mike@mike-To-be-filled-by-O-E-M ~ $ sudo mount -a [sudo] password for mike: mount: /media/sdb1 not mounted or bad option mike@mike-To-be-filled-by-O-E-M ~ $ Doesn't look right to me tho I...
by mikeuk10
Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Installation on SSD
Replies: 19
Views: 1016

Re: New Installation on SSD

I did make the change to the /etc/fstab but I can't remember the error message I got. Shall I just rerun the above after the change to the /etc/fstab?
by mikeuk10
Sun Sep 02, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Installation on SSD
Replies: 19
Views: 1016

Re: New Installation on SSD

I'm sorry but I'm in a bigger mess now. I have no idea what I am doing. I'm getting all sorts of errors now.

:(
by mikeuk10
Sun Sep 02, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Installation on SSD
Replies: 19
Views: 1016

Re: New Installation on SSD

I seem to have got into a mess as I can no longer write to the second SSD....Help lol.

Cheers
by mikeuk10
Sun Sep 02, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Installation on SSD
Replies: 19
Views: 1016

Re: New Installation on SSD

Hi, it doesn't have to be it's just that I was using it as a backup drive so it can be reformatted tho I don't know how to do this. I've repartitioned the second drive and this is the new output. Is this now formatted correctly for linux and if so how can I set it for automount on startup please. To...
by mikeuk10
Sun Sep 02, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Installation on SSD
Replies: 19
Views: 1016

Re: New Installation on SSD

Thanks again. This is a copy of the result. mike@mike-To-be-filled-by-O-E-M ~ $ sudo blkid [sudo] password for mike: /dev/sda1: UUID="A3E3-B762" TYPE="vfat" /dev/sda2: UUID="b1712663-7c06-4eb1-9332-4f5aa405d3b2" TYPE="ext4" /dev/sda3: UUID="1049af6a-46ff-...
by mikeuk10
Sun Sep 02, 2012 6:49 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Installation on SSD
Replies: 19
Views: 1016

Re: New Installation on SSD

Thanks so much for your amazingly fast response. This is the result I get which I think is OK. mike@mike-To-be-filled-by-O-E-M ~ $ mount | egrep "^/dev|/tmp" /dev/sda2 on / type ext4 (rw,noatime,errors=remount-ro,discard) none on /tmp type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,mode=1777) none on /var/tmp...
by mikeuk10
Sun Sep 02, 2012 5:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Installation on SSD
Replies: 19
Views: 1016

New Installation on SSD

Hi, I've just installed Mint KDE on my newly built PC cos I don't like the upcoming Windows 8. Unfortunately I do have to run Windows 7 in Virtualbox so I can stream Lovefilm. Anyway, I've installed it on a Samsung SSD and all went well. I carried out the instructions posted by Vincent about configu...
by mikeuk10
Sun Oct 09, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why do you like Linux Mint better than other distros?
Replies: 7
Views: 1310

Re: Why do you like Linux Mint better than other distros?

Hi Elisa

I'll do just that. I know it doesn't work in Wine but I'll have a 'photo sesh' and see how it goes and post as you suggested.

Cheers

Mike
by mikeuk10
Sun Oct 09, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why do you like Linux Mint better than other distros?
Replies: 7
Views: 1310

Re: Why do you like Linux Mint better than other distros?

Hi All I'm fairly new to Linux and have just come back to Mint after distro hopping for quite a while. I have to say that i beats all the others I have tried hands down, overall. Everything just seems to work right 'out of the box' and it seems on my system, to be the fastest most responsive of any7...
by mikeuk10
Sun Mar 27, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: HP Printer Install
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: HP Printer Install

Thanks for the replies guys. Coming from Windows its all very new and confusing.

SimonTS, that was a gr8 walk through and my printer is now up and running. Thanks so much, I don't need to tear out any more hair now lol.

Cheers

Mike
by mikeuk10
Sun Mar 27, 2011 11:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: HP Printer Install
Replies: 4
Views: 473

HP Printer Install

Hi, I am a new user and am having trouble installing my HP3050 All In One. I have downloaded the HPLIP from HP but on their instructions page the graphics are missing so I can't see the Console entry to install it. I have the first one which is cd ~/Desktop but I don't have the correct syntax for th...
by mikeuk10
Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Release of Mint 10 KDE query
Replies: 2
Views: 301

Re: New Release of Mint 10 KDE query

Cheers for that. I have been applying the updates so I am fine. Brilliant and thanks for the reply.

Mike
by mikeuk10
Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Release of Mint 10 KDE query
Replies: 2
Views: 301

New Release of Mint 10 KDE query

Hi guys, I am a complete noob to Linux but installed Mint 10 KDE RC X64 a few days ago. I almost gave up on it cos I just couldn't figure out how to get my printer working. However, I didn't and after a lot of searching managed to sort it all out. Now have Mint up and running and configured to my li...
by mikeuk10
Tue Feb 15, 2011 6:18 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Updating Nvidia driver
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Re: Updating Nvidia driver

Hi John Thanks very much for your reply. I found what you pointed me to and have updated the driver. It's a bit of a learning curve having spent so many years with Windows, having to get used to completely new ideas. I hope to persevere cos I love this version of Linux after trying so many others. C...
by mikeuk10
Sun Feb 13, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Updating Nvidia driver
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Updating Nvidia driver

Hi, I am a complete newbie having just installed Linux Mint 10 KDE X64 and am familiarising myself with it. Its gonna be a bit of a learning curve for me after being a Windows user. I hope you can help me in non technical language!!! ha ha. I just ran Google Earth for the first time and I got a warn...

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