• 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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    Rather than reinvent the wheel, I'll post my issues link from the Mint forums. Really hoping to solve this asap as medical issues are also looming. Basically, everything went perfectly until launching firewall froze things. I didn't bother worrying and took the tower back to the owner where it...
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  4. MWE

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