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by OhioYJ
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Rsync Help
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: Rsync Help

You need another forwardslash at the end of both your source and destination paths. I think you'll find you've effectively copied test into test2 with your command as written. Doh! Well that fixed almost everything. Now the only problem is I made changes to one file in the target destination (so it...
by OhioYJ
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Rsync Help
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: Rsync Help

This is what I use to sync to a backup server rsync -aviuh --progress --delete-after source target Thanks for your quick I reply. I tried this. Unfortunately it doesn't seem to work. I threw some random files in test folders on the desktop, some different ones, including directories in one, plus a ...
by OhioYJ
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Rsync Help
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Rsync Help

I use the following the command in Windows to make to drives identical, it deletes any extra files / directories, etc from the backup drive. robocopy source target /E /PURGE I'm really not in Windows much other than for Steam, so I'd like to recreate this script in Linux. I just need the files on th...
by OhioYJ
Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Shutdown Shortcut - Mint 18
Replies: 1
Views: 878

Shutdown Shortcut - Mint 18

So on one of my media PCs I updated to Mint 18 (Cinnamon). On my other machines running 17.3, I have a shortcut on the desktop labeled sleep timer, that runs shutdown -h +120 that runs in the terminal. So the PC shutdowns, in two hours, and the TV also turns off. However this same shortcut doesn't s...
by OhioYJ
Fri Jul 08, 2016 10:11 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Odd HDMI Sound Glitch - Mint 17 - 18
Replies: 0
Views: 219

Odd HDMI Sound Glitch - Mint 17 - 18

The PC in my bedroom is hooked to TV by a HDMI cable. Randomly when switching between applications or videos I will lose all sound. To bring the sound back I can go to the sound settings and flip between headphones and then back to HDMI, and then go into test sound, and hit the front left or front r...
by OhioYJ
Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Truecrypt Privileges
Replies: 1
Views: 374

Re: [Solved] Truecrypt Privileges

haha, so noob mistake on my part. After modding the sudoers file, a reboot fixed everything. So now I can modify the drives once mounted without issue.

1st rule of computers, if it doesn't work, reboot.
by OhioYJ
Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Truecrypt Privileges
Replies: 1
Views: 374

[Solved] Truecrypt Privileges

So I'm new to Mint, but not new to Linux. I use Truecrypt on several of my data drives. To make it so I, as a normal user, can access, modify, etc TrueCrypt drives, I typically run: visudo Then add (under User privilege specification): OhioYJ ALL=NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/truecrypt However this does not se...

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