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    Formatting Blank Storage Drive for both Linux and Windows 10

    Many thanks Wizard. This helps me understand drives, partitions, and formatting better. I need to grab a drive and start getting familiar with setting up multiple partitions, with various formatting.
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    Formatting Blank Storage Drive for both Linux and Windows 10

    Thanks for the input Peer, and atanere. I went with NTFS and things have worked out well.
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    Rock Roxx

    Well, and this one.
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    Rock Roxx

    Pencil me in for one
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    Laptop for Linux - Budget $800

    Wherever did my 2 good sense go..... anyway, I am working through a few wrinkles, but I am well under that 800 budget with a Lenovo Thinkpad X220 and I am quite pleased with it. Started with- X220-4291VLP Mfr Mar 2012 ( 130.00 ) i5-2540M 2.6GHz bios 1.34 4 GB ram slot 1 320GB hdd 7200rpm Win10...
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    Dual Monitor Low Resolution on one monitor

    Well, That question helped me solve the issue. Short story, Win10 tolerated the VGA extension cable, Mint did not like it. I had an extension on the problem monitor. I removed the extension and it recognized and resolution autoset properly for both. I have DP out thru adapter to VGA in on the...
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    Dual Monitor Low Resolution on one monitor

    I installed mint 19.1 xfce on my Lenovo M93p Tiny in a new partition as a dual boot beside an existing Windows 10 install. I have dual identical monitors, Dell 23" that function in a 1920 x 1080 ( Recommended ) resolution in windows 10. In the Mint os, only one monitor is recognized as "Dell...
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    Formatting Blank Storage Drive for both Linux and Windows 10

    What file system is the best to use for formatting a blank drive for storage of files that will be created, modified, read, and moved using both Windows 10 and Linux Mint 19.1 xfce ? Should the formatting be done from windows or from linux, or will either one work just fine? Don't know if it...
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    Laptops / Netbooks Posting Permissions

    Works now. Thank You
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    Laptops / Netbooks Posting Permissions

    What is needed to gain sufficient privileges to Post Thread in Laptops / Netbooks section ? I can reply in this section but not post a new thread.
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    Tell me what you want to learn

    Rob, I want to learn how to command the following: When I dock my laptop; files x,y,z are synchronized/ backed up; from local drives c,d,e, to storage drive f that resides in dock Thinkpad X220 with Ultrabase3 c:/mSata 250GB ssd d:/sataIII 250GB ssd e:/SDXC 64GB f:/hdd 320GB os Mint 19.1xfce I...
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    Posting Screenshots At This Site - READ THIS for easy way

    Now I know how that is done. Much obliged wizard.
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    Mint 19.1 xfce on Lenovo X220 laptop w/ dock

    [email protected]:~$ cat /etc/default/thinkfan # Additional startup parameters DAEMON_ARGS="-q" [email protected]:~$ That Demon ARGS q is everywhere
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    Mint 19.1 xfce on Lenovo X220 laptop w/ dock

    It does indeed have the 320GB hdd with win 10 pro on it. I updated the bios to the 1.46 modified that removes the whitelist and allows the advanced bios menu settings while I had win 10 in it. ( I am in over my head in the deep water now !) I have pulled that drive and put a wd 250 ssd, and...
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    Mint 19.1 xfce on Lenovo X220 laptop w/ dock

    Shot in the dark here to see if anyone has mint 19.1 xfce loaded on a X220 laptop with Ultrbase 3. I have a chance to get one on the cheap,( I like cheap ) and wondered if anyone has had any experience with this one. Especially with docking base with optical drive in it. If so, I would be...
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