Looking for help with switching on the bare metal.
Linux for blind general discussion
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Thu Aug 5 13:57:30 UTC 2021
Thanks for that. I am currently preparing for the switch. Flashed the
Slint ISO to a USB drive, and am now copying all the stuff I want to
keep to an external HD.
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On 8/5/21 3:48 PM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Hi Brandt,
> Basically after Slint installation, plug-in the USB drive, wait a few
> then use this lsblk command to know how the external drive and its
> will be named:
> lsblk -lpo name,size,type,fstype,mountpoint
> then, mount the partition where the stuff is stored as root, like for
> mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt
> after that copy your files stored in /mnt to another directory in
> Slint. using
> the cp command.
> Le 05/08/2021 à 14:48, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
>> Hi Didier,
>> I am not going to dual boot my system. I am fed up with windows. If I
>> need a more conventional OS, I have my MacBook. I will probably
>> install Windows in a virtual machine anyway, simply because I need it
>> for my work.
>> I would appreciate the help with copying all my stuff from an
>> external drive to my Slint installation.
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On 05 Aug 2021, at 13:53, Linux for blind general discussion
>>> <blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Brandt,
>>> Slint can't be installed in an NTFS partition but can read and write
>>> the files
>>> in it, no add-on needed. We can help you doing the needed settings
>>> Maybe you would consider a dual boot installation?
>>> If yes but you have only one drive, read how-to prepare the drive in:
>>> Didier Spaier
>>> Slint maintainer
>>>> Le 05/08/2021 à 13:34, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
>>>> Thanks for that. I am very strongly considering installing Slint,
>>>> but before I do, I need to pull my stuff off of my windows
>>>> installation. Will Slint by default deal with NTFS, or do I need to
>>>> install a utility to do so?
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