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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Advice on backup methods, schedules, applications, for my situation

    Clonezilla is temperamental, the one inside Parted Magic is easier to use.Be sure the /home is small otherwise the size of the backup will discourage you to do frequent clones. I use symlinks to keep...
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    Re: Thinking of buying Chromebook!

    1- I don't want to pay MS Tax and/or stuck with the stinky UEFI lock 2- I want Broadwell/Haswell inside
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    Re: Thinking of buying Chromebook!

    I wait for an Intel version, 10-11in, under 2lbs...that we can install Ubuntu on.
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    Re: Ubuntu and SSD

    Best investment that one can do.
    I add a 128 GB, use only a fraction of that (all data stay on the HDD). Everything is faster including system backup.
    Beside I don't mess with the Windows 8 on the...
  5. Re: Now that the Unity hate has cooled down, how do you feel about the WM?

    Proud owner of a new desk top with one of the top of the line i7 4770, I was in a haste to put Ubuntu 12.04.3 on it.
    I said to myself: let's live with Unity until I fninished installing all my...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Broadcom Diver wont install, please help

    Do you consider using Windows driver with ndisgtk ?
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Move some folders to a different partition

    You can use symlink to point a folder to another one in a different partition/hard drive.
  8. Re: Windows 8 recovery keeps wiping out my installed programs

    After each install**, I reboot the computer, the Recovery Partition then senses the changes made to the system and starts the recovery process - turning the O/S fresh back to the day I brought the...
  9. Windows 8 recovery keeps wiping out my installed programs

    I just purchased an Asus M51AC (i7 4770) with Windows 8 pre-installed.I dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04.3 and things work out fine.So what is the problem you might ask ?I tried to install Firefox, Google...
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    Re: Creating a bootable Flash Drive

    Ubuntu on a 4G ? No go.
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    Re: Something Rock Solid and Lightweight

    Precise Puppy 5.7.1
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    Re: Creating a bootable Flash Drive

    Your Windows netbook can be helpful with this program:
    http://www.pendrivelinux.com/yumi-multiboot-usb-creator/
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    Re: I've returned and I'm better now

    That's the problem with drugs, of any kind.
    Our body will get used to it after a while, then the doses have to be increased, or the drug has to be substituted for another which often is equally if...
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    Re: What do you use Ubuntu for?

    With XP in VB, everything.
    I would not burn a DVD with anything but ImgBurn under XP. It never ever wasted a single CD/DVD up to now. The same cannot be said about Nero (XP), K3b, Brasero...Brasero,...
  15. Thread: Mate Desktop

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    Re: Mate Desktop

    You can have a look at the Laptop Compatibility section.
    I vote for Asus which I find they are more Linux friendly, the price is right, and very reliable.
    I have an eeePC which I used for distro...
  16. Thread: Mate Desktop

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    Re: Mate Desktop

    My daughter dumped her Acer 5570. I took it then install Mint 13 Mate on it.
    It works nice and quick.
    The youth nowadays either go Macbook or i5, i7...sigh
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