[ABANDONING:] Re: fedora equivalent of recovery disk

g geleem at bellsouth.net
Sun Dec 18 13:09:36 UTC 2011

On 12/18/2011 07:24 AM, Paul Allen Newell wrote:

> typo on my part ... I meant to say that they won't get email 
> (Thunderbird) unless reason is given why


> You are doing a good job of making me paranoid (smile)

thank you. i take pride in what i do. LOL

> Brain is fried

i use scrambled.

"fried" applies to other causes. ;)

> Brain overload ... I need to deal with that tomorrow morning (its
> getting late in my time zone and I've always noticed that the later in
> the day it gets the more I am likely to misread.

sometimes a fresh start is best.

>>> There's one of those cryptic emoticons after the<ctrl+alt+fx>
>> ;) and ;-) are winks.
> Thanks ... that being said I have to admit that when I see anything with 
> "<..>" implying keystroke sequences I treat it as more than just winks.

normally, anything i enclose with "< >" is key strokes.

as for emoticons, see;


there are several sites showing emoticons, also, but i can not find the
2 that i bookmarked. i guess i forgot to tag them and site name does not
relate.  :-D ?/? :-(

> it will go to dvd ... I remember in my very first post on trying to get 
> a recovery medium I expressed a preference for burned data rather than 
> volatile. That hasn't changed in the process of this thread.

that you did and i do not blame you.

> Yes, but is what Clonezilla stores an rpm? I've already stated my 
> unhappiness that a recovery medium is not part of Fedora. Since 
> Clonezilla is 3rd party, I can't assume any Fedora assumptions about 
> everything being an rpm?

to hopefully clarify, what you install from fedora will normally be
from an rpm package. therefore using 'rpm' and 'yum' commands will
give you a listing of what is a '.rpm' package.

this would apply to 3rd party also, unless you compiled yourself.

> When I have do enough research on the material you presented to have a 
> specific question, I can assure you that the odds in Vegas are that I 
> will ask it (smile). I owe it to you to do homework on the email before 
> asking.

ok. but you owe me nothing.

later. "pulling plugs" to get ready for church.


peace out.



*please reply "plain text" only. "html text" are deleted*

in a free world without fences, who needs gates.
help microsoft stamp out piracy - give linux to a friend today.
to mess up a linux box, you need to work at it.
to mess up an ms windows box, you just need to *look* at it.
The installation instructions stated to install Windows 2000 or better.
So I installed Linux.
learn linux:
'Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition' http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html
'The Linux Documentation Project' http://www.tldp.org/
'LDP HOWTO-index' http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/HOWTO-INDEX/index.html
'HowtoForge' http://howtoforge.com/

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 545 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/users/attachments/20111218/85b1257b/attachment.sig>

More information about the users mailing list