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    Timeshift & Similar Solutions - Safeguard & Recover Your Linux

    @wizardfromoz Hi Wizard, Yes, all your instructions went well and we did it ! :) Timeshift is once again in working order, tried to make a new backup, restored the backup after changing something on my system and erased an already pre-made backup from the list. No errors, no crashes ! ;)...
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    Timeshift & Similar Solutions - Safeguard & Recover Your Linux

    @wizardfromoz Hi Wizard, Thank you a million for your research into my debian - timeshift problem !!!! I will sure test it out, somewhere tomorrow, dedicating the necessary time into it... If I succeed, I will report back ;-) Thanks again, Eddy
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    [SOLVED] Kinetic Kudu - Possible Problems With Timeshift GUI

    Yes indeed, already been there, tried that... and failed miserably ! Cheers, Eddy
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    [SOLVED] Kinetic Kudu - Possible Problems With Timeshift GUI

    Exactly, that's the reason I keep Debian on my system, as backup to start from in case Manjaro goes south after a update ! :) Both are using the same data-set (as in personal documents, email, music, video's) and both are taking backups to different locations. I think I'm covered against the...
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    [SOLVED] Kinetic Kudu - Possible Problems With Timeshift GUI

    Hallo Wiz, thanks for your efforts, no rush though as Manjaro is actually my main OS. I'm not sure I could install a Ubuntu ppa onto Debian without degrading to an debian-frankenstein system ;-) or maybe I could get a bunch of dependency errors while trying to install the timeshift.deb file...
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    [SOLVED] Kinetic Kudu - Possible Problems With Timeshift GUI

    Sorry for the late reply, I have been ill last week, feeling better now. The new timeshift version we received in Manjaro unstable a while ago seems OK, is now in Testing repo and will soon land in stable. But I'm wondering why Debian unstable/sid still made no effort to address this problem. My...
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    corrupted file or virus?

    Against attacks by witches we recommend black cats ! :)
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    Help with dual booting problem (win11 and PopOS) No windows boot is possible.

    The timeout of your efibootmanager is only 1 second ? Could you try to change that to some longer period, like 10 seconds ? Maybe the time of the bootmenu is too short to show on your display....
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    Why did I abandon Windows for good?

    I didn't abandon Windows, I abandoned Apple's MacOS X ! ;):p
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    deb-get for third party apps

    Works on Debian 11 too ! ;-)
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    My system sometimes freezes for up to a minute - ways to diagnose or even solutions? (Lenovo T15g G2, Debian 12)

    Another idea, if you open a konsole and start openttd on the CLI, do you see any (error) messages after start of the game ? Cheers, Eddy
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    My system sometimes freezes for up to a minute - ways to diagnose or even solutions? (Lenovo T15g G2, Debian 12)

    I'm still not sure what's going on with your kwin and the 'bad window', I don't get those lines when I start openTTD (yes, I'm also a fan of this great game) :) . Searches on google reveiled no usefull info either. Display: x11 server: X.org v: 1.21.1.4 with: Xwayland v: 22.1.3 compositor...
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    My system sometimes freezes for up to a minute - ways to diagnose or even solutions? (Lenovo T15g G2, Debian 12)

    Without any logs or system info, it will be hard to tell. Can you publish the output of inxi -Fxxz here please. Also check sudo journalctl -b 0 for any segfaults occuring during the freeze ? Thanks...
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    Linux on 2013 Mac Desktop - Wish Me Luck

    Installing Linux on an iMac should not cause any problems, because they are carefully assembled for unix, on which MacOS was built upon via Darwin. I have installed several linux distros on my iMac 2015, only a few of them gave me a headache ! ;-)
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    Unable open certain web pages while using Linux PC (SOLVED)

    Is the way you connect to your ISP's webspace using the FTP protocol (url beginning with ftp://) ? In that case I suspect something is wrong with the FTP port setting or the security protocol you are using to connect. Try with an dedicated ftp-client instead to see you are able to connect ? Post...
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