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    SOLVED: Linux Mint Mate installed. Timeshift asking for root subvolume (@).

    Hello all, Mint looks ok to me, though seems best to use it as little as possible until we have a snapshot. Upon installing, a 4 GB swap partition was recommended, but no selection appeared to me. I selected recommended btrfs snapshot volume, but Timeshift asks for rsync. Timeshift said...
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    Hp Deskjet 1512 Printer failed-"The cups daemon isn't running." Quote from

    Hello all, SOLVED! The dependencies weren't fixed in Ubuntu. Installed Linux Mint Mate instead. Problems came up where it wouldn't boot. Could use it from USB drive (withoout persistance). But it allowed further research on what was wrong. Boot repair failed to help. What finally worked was to...
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    Does Linux use System Restore Disks?

    Being used to system restore disks in Windows, makes me want one for Ubuntu. But is it neccessary or is there something else?
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    Linux Maintenance

    Are there ways to do maintenance on Linux distros like there are on Windows? I use Ubuntu Bionic Beaver dual booted with Win 7. on Acer Aspire 5733z-4851, Intel Pentium P6100 cpu, 4GB DDR3 Memory, 500GB HDD. Recently slowed and "lost system printing service". Any help would be appreciated. First...
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    System Problem error message at startup.

    Hi, I’ve been using Bionic Beaver for a week or so. First time using Linux. It seems to work smoothly, Dual Booted with Win 7 Acer Aspire 5733Z-4851. Intel Pentium P6100, Intel HD Graphics and 4GB DDR3 Memory. I first installed a live copy to a 16 GB memory stick, then shrunk my C drive for a...