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27 January 2018 - 02:49

Yes, he did. But then again, that was and is a bit of a habit amongst good SF writers. I reckon. 😉

28 January 2018 - 00:03

nubimax wrote:

EE "doc" Smiths llensman series

I think my older brother used to have that pretty much complete. Probably doesn't anymore; I think he had a big cleanout at some point.

I loved them, and would very much like to read them again.

28 January 2018 - 01:17

nubimax wrote:

...I try to limit myself to no more then 10 books per trip

difficult, isn't it? 😁

01 February 2018 - 00:59

What are you installing on?

01 February 2018 - 01:15

Oh, alles klar. Hope it works. 😄

01 February 2018 - 01:30

warfacegod wrote:

... I've never watched an OS go south because the root partition was maxed out in the upgrade process.

I've actually come close to that a couple of times. Root set too conservatively, and after a while it gets tight.

Just had a look at the Mint site. Found this here
RTFM

A Linux Mint operating system takes about 15GB and grows as you install additional software. If you can spare the size, give it 100GB. Keep most of your free space for the home partition. User data (downloads, videos, pictures) takes a lot more space.

01 February 2018 - 01:51

So

big long drum roll

can you boot the computer from it?

more drum rolls....

01 February 2018 - 02:15

warfacegod wrote:

Dunno. I did however just strip about 1.25 GB out of the OS. NOW I'll reboot.

Hmmm, reminds me of a thread I saw in a forum somewher once upon a time. 😁