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by colski
Fri Feb 13, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: The Backup Tool created multiple backups!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 406

Re: The Backup Tool created multiple backups!!!

Thanks for all the replies. I think the failure to exclude the folder I was backing up into, caused some kind of loop and so I ended up backing up the backup etc... I didn't realise this needed to be specified. Got it on the backing up to a separate location from the partion I am backing up. This wa...
by colski
Thu Feb 12, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: The Backup Tool created multiple backups!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 406

The Backup Tool created multiple backups!!!

Hello, I thought I would be a good little boy and use the Backup Tool to back up my system. Something crazy must have happened. Here's what I did: I created a folder called: /home/joebloggs/backups I then used to Backup Tool to create a backup of my system and attempt to put the backup into the abov...
by colski
Mon Feb 09, 2015 4:55 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: USB drive not working in Linuxmint 17 ??????
Replies: 4
Views: 340

Re: USB drive not working in Linuxmint 17 ??????

Thank you for the reply.

It helped.

I'm not exactly sure how, but with this, and a bit of googling it now works.

Some kind of clash with my m'board and not mounting.

Now seems ok.

Thanks.
by colski
Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: USB drive not working in Linuxmint 17 ??????
Replies: 4
Views: 340

Re: USB drive not working in Linuxmint 17 ??????

Hi Buzzsaw,

I haven't a clue about what you just wrote?

Colski
Noob.
by colski
Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: USB drive not working in Linuxmint 17 ??????
Replies: 4
Views: 340

USB drive not working in Linuxmint 17 ??????

Hi everyone, I have been playing around with Linuxmint 17 for a few weeks now. I am rather gobsmacked to find I couldn't insert a usb drive into my pc and get it to work. The usb drive shows up no where when I go into files gui. Am I missing something? Why is it that just when I think linuxmint may ...
by colski
Tue Feb 03, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How do I grant greater permissions to me
Replies: 5
Views: 1021

Re: How do I grant greater permissions to me

Thank you everyone for the varied and great replies.

This forum is really excellent !!!

I think I have all the solutions I need. I particularly like the Open as Root etc...

This will be very useful especially as I am not too hot on using terminal right now.

Many thanks!
by colski
Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How do I grant greater permissions to me
Replies: 5
Views: 1021

How do I grant greater permissions to me

Hi Guys, Linux Newbie here and I am starting to get rather p'd off. I installed linuxmint 17 a week or two onto a new pc and on the whole it is great. But.... It seems everytime I want to do something like edit a config file or do something outside of my home/colski folder it says I don't have enoug...
by colski
Tue Jan 27, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can WHS 2011 backup a linuxmint machine?
Replies: 2
Views: 616

Can WHS 2011 backup a linuxmint machine?

Hi, I'm new to linux and hence linuxmint. I plan on eventually moving most of our pc's over to linuxmint as I like the look of it so far. As part of our backup procedures, we use Windows Home Server 2011 on our network and I have to say that ir runs very well and has been problem free. I don't parti...
by colski
Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I install Drupal, Apache, Mysql, php ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2051

Re: How do I install Drupal, Apache, Mysql, php ?

Thanks for the replies. I managed to find this vid on youtube and by following along I now have it installed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNpyEEW6No8 I have little idea if it is the right way or not. All I know is it seems to work. (Feels like I am walking along a sandy path between lots of quic...
by colski
Sun Jan 25, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I install Drupal, Apache, Mysql, php ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2051

Re: How do I install Drupal, Apache, Mysql, php ?

Thanks for the reply MA.

However, it doesn't clarify any of the points I raised.

Can anyone assist?
by colski
Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I install Drupal, Apache, Mysql, php ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2051

How do I install Drupal, Apache, Mysql, php ?

Hi, I am new to linux/linuxmint. I have seen a few youtube videos on how to set up Drupal locally and I also need to install apache, mysql and php. Do I go to each individual external website and download the software from there, or is there something on linux mint already? I looked under linuxmint....

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