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    Problem connecting to a specific WIFI connection

    it might, routers can be strange, admin the router and delete the assigned IP# for your computer
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    Problem connecting to a specific WIFI connection

    if you dual boot the router will notice the difference. think of it that router trades keys with the OS [win10] and stores 20 keys. when you boot to Linux on same device, the router still looks for those 20 keys. you'll have to wait for router to give up trying those keys. have the router...
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    Dual booting multiple distros, should one stay on usb or can I partition my hard drive to handle them both?...

    bionic puppy will run from an old 2GB stick even an SD card in an adapter it runs super fast, plenty of programs! direct download, small 350MB http://distro.ibiblio.org/puppylinux/puppy-bionic/bionicpup64/bionicpup64-8.0-uefi.iso
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    I am thinking of changing a Linux distribution what are my options

    Intel® HD Graphics 3000 might be using too much or too little RAM? you using intel graphics driver?
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    I need help for installation

    booting multiple Linux OSes from a USB stick is tricky with many bad combinations possible. Most solutions are destructive to data already on USB stick I've been trying Ventoy [destructive, poor persistant support], and MultibootUSB MBUSB so far for me has worked on BionicPuppy 32or 64 [high...
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    Dual booting multiple distros, should one stay on usb or can I partition my hard drive to handle them both?...

    if you do repartition the drive it is better to place the biggest need for storage first movies photos etc, [........][..][..] say your /home partition 1 and add a couple of 20MB partitions after that, 2nd for say Mint, 3rd for say MX if you do multiboot dont use the same user name for each...
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    Dual booting multiple distros, should one stay on usb or can I partition my hard drive to handle them both?...

    partitioning tip put the big partition [data, movies, photos etc...] at the start of the disk, partition 1 because it is much easy to fiddle and resize other smaller partitions you might make later on rather the big partition at the end of a disk eg approx 128GB SSD 1st 80GB FAT32 for...
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    Dual booting multiple distros, should one stay on usb or can I partition my hard drive to handle them both?...

    note: if hard disk is partitioned with partition table msdos you only get 4 main partitions if GPT you need boot partitions etc booting many from USB is problematic remember that last distro you install will control the boot manager grub2 if you delete that partition the hard drive wont know...
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    Issue with Clonezilla Live disk image recovery/create

    here's my take users want to be able to: create a bootable USB flash drive & store compressed partition data on that stick all under Linux not windows most USB boot stick programs will wipe the drive and create either UDF iso that means the drive can not be repartitioned. programs that can...
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    Issue with Clonezilla Live disk image recovery/create

    wondering if clonezilla is running from the USB FAT32 ? it needs to be ext3 or 4 clonezilla requires the destination drive USB to be mounted first i think, check that tools that I use gparted live on CD puppy linux on USB [ext4] boot flag set if those dont do it try partedmagic well worth the 11$
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    Issue with Clonezilla Live disk image recovery/create

    are USB partition types FAT32, ext4 ?
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    Dual booting multiple distros, should one stay on usb or can I partition my hard drive to handle them both?...

    multibootusb will make mutli boot distros on usbs [but not Ubuntu, MX] if you use USB flash sticks, make sure you make one FAT32 partition on it in case windows wants to reformat it. create another ext4 partition on it
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