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    [SOLVED] Re: Errors at boot - where do I look ?

    Okay thanks, I will follow those up. Thanks for your help.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Errors at boot - where do I look ?

    Is the answer provided at https://askubuntu.com/questions/1137733/baloo-running-amok-kubuntu-19-04 the correct method to fix this ?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Errors at boot - where do I look ?

    Great, thanks for the tip there "Bashing-om". I ran the command for today o/p to a file, then the same for yesterday. Way too many differences, mostly date/time of course. But I noticed the size for...
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    [SOLVED] Errors at boot - where do I look ?

    This morning when I booted up, it came up with the grub options screen for some reason. I selected the default, then some message , I think it was about "AVI" or similar. Do I look in...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Hard drive recommendations for backups ?

    Has anyone had experience with using restic on Ubuntu ?
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    [kubuntu] Re: Hard drive recommendations for backups ?

    Okay thanks about the need to use fdisk. Yes, there could be a speed difference. I can't run smartctl on the new external drive for some reason. Just copied 174.3 Gb (10,003 files, 939 sub-folders)...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Hard drive recommendations for backups ?

    Thanks for the tip on the time command. I tried it with a 2.1 Gb .iso


    time cp kubuntu-19.10-desktop-amd64.iso /media/oygle/Backups/1/home/oygle



    Hmm, so a cp is very fast, but...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Hard drive recommendations for backups ?

    Have just run the following on the laptop HDD, not the external ..


    sudo gdisk -l /dev/sda
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    [kubuntu] Re: Hard drive recommendations for backups ?

    I did check with lsusb and then passed the port ID and it said USB 3.0 . Also checked the user manual as there are 2 USB ports, and the one I'm using is definitely USB 3.0



    That's a huge...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Hard drive recommendations for backups ?

    Okay thanks. After the (EXT4) format, copied that 4 Gb path to the external and it only took half the time compared to copying to an NTFS partition. Five minutes for 4 Gb. It still seems a bit slow...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Hard drive recommendations for backups ?

    Ended up purchasing a Seagate 4TB backup plus.Difficult to tell if it is 3.5 " disk. Have backed up what was on the HDD, as some of it was warranty information. Now I presume I can simply format the...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Hard drive recommendations for backups ?

    Yes, I have only just realised the external drive i have been using for about 10 years (500 Gb and starting to fail) is a Seagate...lol :)



    Yes, agreed, redundancy is the way to go. For now, I...
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    [kubuntu] Hard drive recommendations for backups ?

    Needing a 2TB external hard drive for backups. I have been informed by Seagate that their external hard drives are only compatible with Windows or Mac. Does anyone have any recommendations for hard...
  14. [kubuntu] Re: Fresh install on 2 Laptops - no taskbar on one ?

    So, twice now, when I boot up the HP laptop, even though the 'desktop' is mostly how I want it to be, is a mess again. No menu, taskbar, nothing, just a big "K" there.

    How can the settings not be...
  15. [kubuntu] Re: Fresh install on 2 Laptops - no taskbar on one ?

    Have been able to remove the left hand and right hand bar/panels. Just the top one to remove, it won't disappear when I 'remove panel'. It looks like the top one is the menufunctions for Kate, almost...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mounting Android phone in 16.04.6 LTS

    This was working, tried to use jmtpfs today and got this message
  17. [kubuntu] Re: Fresh install on 2 Laptops - no taskbar on one ?

    @lvm - thanks you are correct. I removed what I did have, a widget including an application menu so that the desktop was vacant. Then used the command systemsettings5 and there were 2 monitors there....
  18. [kubuntu] Fresh install on 2 Laptops - no taskbar on one ?

    Two laptops, one a HP 4330S and the other a Dell Inspiron 3542. Both have had a fresh installation of Kubuntu 19.10. The Dell install produced a taskbar and application menu by default. The HP...
  19. [kubuntu] Re: USB boot for fresh install - no install option ?

    Finally used a DVD and "Startup Disk Creator" to burn the ISO, and the install option appeared. It is installing now. :D

    For some reason the HP 4330S laptop was unable to use a usb to boot,...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Yes I agree, something wrong with the hardware, memory, motherboard, it is old. BUT, out of frustration I used "Startup Disk Creator" on a DVD, used it and it is now installing on the HP laptop.

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  21. [kubuntu] Re: USB boot for fresh install - no install option ?

    So, after the HDD was reformatted, tried the usb again, same problem. When powering down the laptop there was a very quick message, something like "no caching mode page found"
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    So, after the HDD was reformatted, tried the usb again, same problem. When powering down the laptop there was a very quick message, something like "no caching mode page found". Did another mkusb ,...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    @sudodus thanks for your help.



    I couldn't even create a partition. There have been far too many weird things going on with that laptop. It won't even let me drop down to Konsole, plus there...
  24. [kubuntu] Re: USB boot for fresh install - no install option ?

    Yes, the MD5sum is okay. There have been far too many weird things going on with that laptop. It won't even let me drop down to Konsole, plus there are processes still there from before I last...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Thanks @sudodus - I have done more research/reading and some articles suggested that if part of the HDD was corrupt there can be problems with an install. I did even use 'Startup Disk Creator' to...
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