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by jdmckay
Sat Jan 02, 2016 1:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Request specific tech references
Replies: 4
Views: 312

Re: Request specific tech references

Hi & Happy New Year; > #1 I'm not quite sure, what you mean. If you install from the repositories you don't have to deal with this question, the files go automatically to the right places. I know! I'm not asking from user perspective,,, I'm pleased with Mint. I'm going to take the plunge and learn L...
by jdmckay
Wed Dec 30, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Request specific tech references
Replies: 4
Views: 312

Request specific tech references

Hello, Been playing with Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64, especially trying to learn lower level skills. I was accomplished in Windows world some years ago, but Linux world I'm just getting my feet wet. In particular, I'm hoping some gurus here can point me to good technical articles on: 1) Linux Directory st...
by jdmckay
Sun Dec 27, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 17.3 Cinnamon GRUB2 Recovery
Replies: 1
Views: 686

Mint 17.3 Cinnamon GRUB2 Recovery

Hello, Experimenting with TerabyteUnlimited BootIt BM (BiBM) as complete partition/boot/backup/restore manager. Working on a month old Toshiba Satellite. Had native Win 10 dual booting with Mint prior to beginning BiBM experiment. Imaged both Win/Mint installation, have BiBM working pretty well & Wi...
by jdmckay
Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Swap partition quesstions
Replies: 2
Views: 234

Re: Swap partition quesstions

Thanks Cosmo.
by jdmckay
Tue Dec 22, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Swap partition quesstions
Replies: 2
Views: 234

Swap partition quesstions

Hello, I'm fairly new to Linux, but putting considerable effort into learning admin tasks both for given installation but also clusters etc. Have Cinamon 17.3 installed (Toshiba laptop) along with native Win 10 and several other Linux distros I've installed/tried/trashed. :) Working with automated b...

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