Show Posts

You can view here all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas to which you currently have access.


Messages - donwatson

Pages: 1 2 [3] 4 5 ... 70
31
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 31, 2021, 03:32:52 pm »
Hi Keith,
The version shown in that link is 2.18.1213 and the version i have is 3.14.1788 and I can't understand it. It is the same as the setup shown on the peppermintos.com site that has not been updated since 2016.
Should I download unetbootin if that would be easier and would it be better creating it on a Linux computer or a Win 10 as I have both ??

32
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 31, 2021, 01:57:37 pm »
[email protected] ~ $ df | grep media
[email protected] ~ $

Howzat  :)

33
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 31, 2021, 01:17:54 pm »
[email protected] ~ $ usb=/media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup
[email protected] ~ $ cd $usb
[email protected] /media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup $ ls -a
.  ..  Documents  Downloads  .mozilla  Pictures  sky_stuff
[email protected] /media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup $ cd ~
[email protected] ~ $ umount $usb
umount: /media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup: not mounted.
[email protected] ~ $ df | grep media
/dev/sdb1       15137856 14247632    890224  95% /media/don/TOSHIBA
[email protected] ~ $ cd ~
[email protected] ~ $ umount $usb
umount: /media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup: not mounted.
[email protected] ~ $ df | grep media
/dev/sdb1       15137856 14247632    890224  95% /media/don/TOSHIBA
[email protected] ~ $ umount /dev/sdb1
[email protected] ~ $
This ok ??



34
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 31, 2021, 01:10:19 pm »
[email protected] ~ $ usb=/media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup
[email protected] ~ $ cd $usb
[email protected] /media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup $ ls -a
.  ..  Documents  Downloads  .mozilla  Pictures  sky_stuff
[email protected] /media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup $ cd ~
[email protected] ~ $ umount $usb
umount: /media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup: not mounted.
[email protected] ~ $ df | grep media
/dev/sdb1       15137856 14247632    890224  95% /media/don/TOSHIBA
[email protected] ~ $
Strange result here ??



35
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 31, 2021, 12:19:22 pm »
[email protected] ~ $ usb=/media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup
[email protected] ~ $ cd $usb
[email protected] /media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup $ ls -a
.  ..  Documents  Downloads  .mozilla  Pictures  sky_stuff
[email protected] /media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup $

It has backed up what I asked for and when I look through the directories they look like mirrors of the files on my HD. Great work.

36
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 31, 2021, 11:56:18 am »
Hi Keith,
I plugged it in and mounted it then ran the command, here it is

[email protected] ~ $ df | grep media
[email protected] ~ $ df | grep media
/dev/sdb1       15137856 14247632    890224  95% /media/don/TOSHIBA
[email protected] ~ $

Is this ok ??




37
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 31, 2021, 09:56:41 am »
I have plugged in the USB and ran the last line with this result

[email protected] ~ $ df | grep media
[email protected] ~ $

so it looks as if all is well. I have the Peppermint 10 iso downloaded on my windows desktop machine, I also have Rufus on the desktop machine but am unsure how to use it , can you help ??
I had a look at using RUFUS on the peppermintos.com forum but the example is dated 2016 and uses an earlier version.

Don

38
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 30, 2021, 07:25:05 pm »
Thanks Keith,
I will have a go at adding Mozilla and report back

EDIT I'm back, and there is an error message although the the backup seems to have worked. Here is the screen

[email protected] ~ $ df|grep media
/dev/sdb1       15137856  2250912  12886944  15% /media/don/TOSHIBA
[email protected] ~ $ usb=/media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup
[email protected] ~ $ echo $usb
/media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup
[email protected] ~ $ du -shc Documents Pictures Downloads sky_stuff Pictures
4.6G   Documents
325M   Pictures
6.3G   Downloads
316K   sky_stuff
12G   total
[email protected] ~ $ rsync -a -delete Documents Pictures Downloads sky_stuff Pictures $usb 2>/dev/null
[email protected] ~ $ rsync -a  .mozilla $usb
rsync: symlink "/media/don/TOSHIBA/Backup/.mozilla/firefox/d2cwhjsq.default-1603970778923/lock" -> "127.0.1.1:+9642" failed: Operation not permitted (1)
rsync error: some files/attrs were not transferred (see previous errors) (code 23) at main.c(1196) [sender=3.1.2]
[email protected] ~ $
Is this ok ??

39
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 30, 2021, 03:14:32 pm »
I think the backup has finished and the USB pen drive is still in place.
How do I add Firefox ?? Do I need to add Hotmail and Gmail ??
I can only attach things using the icons above this screen, nothing happens when I click on Attachments and other options
Don

40
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 30, 2021, 01:51:17 pm »
Hi Keith,
I have set the backup running and the HD and the USB lights are blinking away. I have just received this so
1. I use Firefox
2. I login to gmail and hotmail, my 2 email accounts
3. I don't know why I have Pictures twice

I have attached a screenshot

41
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 30, 2021, 01:15:43 pm »
HI Keith,
I have done so much of your suggestion but have stopped short before the line with 'DELETE' in it
I haven't saved 'Dropbox' but I have anything else I want, does this look ok ?? and will I add the last line of your suggestion ??


42
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 30, 2021, 11:38:03 am »
Thanks Keith I can log in here without problem.
I will have a read through the method of backing up files before doing anything else, I do have a Dropbox that has a lot of stuff in it and I hope it will be ok.
I have an external HD that I could use if that is possible, it is 2Tb.
Don W

43
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 29, 2021, 06:19:53 pm »
Keith,
Sorry to be so much trouble but I have checked my profile and changed my email address. This change of address is partly what caused all my troubles in the first place.
I am beginning to lose interest here as any help I have found on the forums is so far out of date it is unusable (to me), I have checked Mark's explanation on the peppermintos.com an it is unfortunately too far out of date to be any use to me.
Don W

44
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 29, 2021, 02:36:22 pm »
I have taken a screenshot of what I have, how do I place it here ?? as an attachment ??
I have Drpbox on my machine that I use as well if that is any help.

45
Linux Support / Re: peppermint won't boot
« on: July 29, 2021, 01:55:37 pm »
Keith, I can see a paperclip at the top of your post but I can't see the file

Pages: 1 2 [3] 4 5 ... 70

SimplePortal 2.3.3 © 2008-2010, SimplePortal