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Old 01-02-2015, 07:38 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by John VV View Post

i just recently installed 7.7
from start with a iso image to running the FIRST update took about 30 minutes

one of the fastest instals i have recently done
Opensuse took about 45 min.
and Sl6 about the same
Yeah, I think it's because it's trying to securely rewrite every byte of data on a TB drive... cancelling this skipped it though.
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Turns out my backup didn't work. I tried to cp -r my home directory onto an external drive. It didn't squak so I assumed it went just fine. Jumped into that external drive after reinstall and it's nowhere to be found.


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