Computer Hope

Compile Partclone

  • sudo eopkg it -c system.devel
  • sudo eopkg it e2fsprogs-devel ntfs-3g ntfs-3g-devel btrfs-progs btrfs-progs-devel ncurses-devel
  • mkdir build && cd build
  • wget
  • unzip && cd partclone*
  • ./configure --enable-ncursesw --enable-btrfs --enable-exfat --enable-fat --enable-ntfs --enable-extfs --enable-hfsp --enable-minix --prefix=/usr/
  • make -j4
  • sudo make install

using Partclone.dd (Full Backup & Restore using dd mode )

  • lsblk
  • sudo partclone.dd -s /dev/device -o /home/backups/device.img (Backup drive to file)
  • sudo partclone.dd -s /home/backups/device.img -o /dev/device (Restore file to drive)

explain Partclone

  • show ncurses progress = -N
  • source file or device = -s
  • output file or device = -o
  • set buffer size = -z 4096 (useful for raspberry pi)

using Partclone (Partition Backup & Restore)


Computer Hope

  • sudo eopkg it -c system.devel
  • mkdir build && cd build
  • wget && tar zxvf safecopy-1.7.tar.gz
  • cd safecopy && ./configure --prefix=/usr
  • make -j44 && sudo make install
  • safecopy help

Computer Hope

  • On Boot Menu Press e and insert init=/bin/bash then press enter
  • mount -rw -o remount /
  • passwd root
  • reboot

  • apt-get install golang (Ubuntu)
  • sudo eopkg it golang (Solus)
  • export GOPATH=/$HOME/go/
  • go get
  • sudo install $HOME/go/bin/rclone /usr/bin
  • rclone config
  • rclone copy /home/user/ b2:user-backup
  • rclone copy --exclude=/home/node/exclude/* /home/node/ b2:user-backup/node (to exclude folder)


Enabling iso mount in Files and Fix DPI/PPI on high resolution

  • sudo eopkg it gnome-tweak-tool gnome-disk-utility menulibre
  • Change Scaling Factor to 1.25 in Tweak Tool > Fonts
  • Start Menu Editor goto Internet > Google Chrome and add --force-device-scale-factor=1.25 argument
  • see Arch Wiki for more info on other applications

try changing 1.25 to whatever that works best for your display

Install Fonts

  • wget
  • unzip -d $HOME/.fonts/
  • fc-cache -fv

Enable Unstable Repo

  • sudo eopkg ar SolusUnstable
  • sudo eopkg dr Solus
  • sudo eopkg up

back to stable repo

  • sudo eopkg dr SolusUnstable
  • sudo eopkg er Solus
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