snapper as time machine alternative on Debian GNU/Linux

Posted on do 14 januari 2021 in linux • Tagged with opensource, btrfs, debian, backup

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It must have been a year ago already that I reinstalled my Dell XPS laptop with Debian GNU/Linux. At install time I figured I really wanted to be able to snaphot filesystems, so I made sure I used btrfs as filesystem. Actually doing something with it was put …


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Ervaringen Clevo NL51GU met Debian 10

Posted on za 06 juni 2020 in opensource • Tagged with debian, clevo

De afgelopen jaren heb ik al meerdere stappen gedaan / pogingen ondernomen om (weer) Linux op mijn laptop gebruiken. Rond 2005 heb ik de overstap gemaakt naar MacOS, maar de omstandigheden en de markt zijn ondertussen zo veranderd dat ik nu ook weer andere opties zie. Eerst heb ik eerste geprobeerd …


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Debian 10 on my laptop

Posted on za 22 februari 2020 in opensource • Tagged with debian, dell_xps

Today I set up Debian 10 on an older Macbook. This for most part just worked, but it did involve a couple of extra steps when compared with Ubuntu. This is just a small note to future self to document the basic setup.

  • OS install via Debian DVD 1 on …

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