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Old 06-23-2015, 05:50 AM   #16
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GUI is always a nice option. When it works. But if it doesn't, then what? And with security models getting more strict, the odds are good that a few GUI options will get broken and potentially stay that way.
 
Old 06-23-2015, 06:40 AM   #17
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Looks like the problem has been solved. If anyone refers to this thread in the future, just one word of caution from me: be very careful working with drive letters! Making one little mistake and using a instead of b can irrevocably wipe out your entire disk! Exercise caution!
 
Old 06-23-2015, 07:08 AM   #18
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Looks like the problem has been solved. If anyone refers to this thread in the future, just one word of caution from me: be very careful working with drive letters! Making one little mistake and using a instead of b can irrevocably wipe out your entire disk! Exercise caution!
The same is true of using gparted you can just as easily wipe the wrong drive, the extra bit of saftey that gparted has is that of course yopu can't unmount the root system to alter that partition, of course if you have booted from a live CD or similar that doesn't apply, so of course ALWAYS back up data BEFORE changing any disk.
 
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Old 06-23-2015, 03:32 PM   #19
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grahama, thanks for the update and solution.

It is always hard for us to decide what the best solution is. As you can see, a few ways were possible. And we sometimes get sidetracked on other issues.
 
Old 06-23-2015, 05:44 PM   #20
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Sidetracked who gets sidetracked ... ooh look a butterfly!
 
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