• We had to restore from a backup today after a failed software update. Backup was from 0000 EDT and restored it at 0800 EDT so we lost about 8hrs. Today is 07/20/2024. More info here.

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    Error wiping device: Failed to probe the device '/dev/sdb' (udisks-error-quark- 0)

    I get the error Error wiping device: Failed to probe the device '/dev/sdb' (udisks-error-quark, 0) whenever I try to format the drive. I am starting to get worried because I've tried lots of methods like the "security password XXXX" method, and they have not worked.
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    Is my harddrive dying? initramfs(SOLVED)

    hello I have been running Linux Mint 20 on my Laptop for about a year. The laptop is about 7 years old, it was a windows laptop before. A few months ago, it always showed the "initramfs". With little research I was able to fix this booting problem "fsck". It worked well. But in the last few...
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    SMART test failures on harddrive

    Hi all, i have probably problem on my system with SMART failures on my harddrive. There is used OS: SLES 11.2 i586. Problem is, that recently there appeared some errors in SMART print of status of my device (smartctl -a /dev/sda) i am attaching. I am interested what mean errors mentioned in...
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    Could I interchange hard drives to swap OS?

    If I were to install Windows 10 on one hard drive and Linux Mint on another, would I be able to change which OS my computer is running on just by swapping the drives? Please be gentle... I'm not too tech saavy.
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    Deepin installation boot up fails -- error: no such partition

    **************************************************************************************** SOLVED: NO IDEA HOW Never mind. After 100 installations and 20h if suddenly works. No idea how.... **************************************************************************************** Hi guys, I...
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