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11 Dec 2021 23:01 #228897 by tommylight
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and yeah, I honestly cannot blame linuxCNC or even debian for this, every time I need to install linux, whether on a Pi, or an obsolete netbook that I am trying to give a 2nd life, the install experience has been nothing but hair pulling, and trying to find solutions in 5+year old posts of similar problems without solutions shown

I also had my fair share of hair pulling on occasions, but if you dig deeper you will notice one glaring issue:
Almost all of those tutorials are written by some guy from India that is most probably using a PC in the internet caffee, with zero experience in Linux.
For most users it just works so they do not bother writing anything.
Internet has become a minefield of bad information, from silly ones to plain dangerous ones, just search for free energy and be amazed at how many dum3 f#cks post anything and everything.
I still remember the time when you could tell someone to look something up on the net and be sure he/she would find good info, now it is hard even for me to sift through all the cr....

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13 Dec 2021 01:52 #228982 by tater1337
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wrote a new USB stick for install,

moves SSD and usb onto a different computer

did the pull and reinstall usb trick on the mount error

and it appears to work

currently partitioning drive and installing

will move over to other PC and see how things go from there

Linux is weird

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13 Dec 2021 01:54 #228984 by tater1337
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more errors, but it is because the pc I am trying to install on does not have wifi.

since I am a bit more confident, I think I'll put back into original PC and try install from there

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13 Dec 2021 16:25 #229013 by tater1337
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installed, and operational, with old drive with old config files sitting as a separate unmounted drive

and one tiny bug
wifi icons that dont go away after shutdown, causing the to add up

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13 Dec 2021 18:18 #229022 by rodw
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Yeh, I noticed that starting to happen on a new Debian install I have done. I was able to  click on them extras and delete the extras.

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13 Dec 2021 22:11 - 13 Dec 2021 22:18 #229029 by tater1337
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I tried and all 4 disappeared

going back after work today to copy config files for the CNC interface, and joining up with an operator to make sure it works, will there be 4 again? 5? we'll see
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