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oldfart

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Ubuntu 16.04 - success!
« on: March 27, 2017, 11:15:26 pm »
For those having problems (Like I did!) installing Lazarus in Ubuntu 16.04
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http://installion.co.uk/ubuntu/xenial/universe/l/lazarus/install/index.html
I then had a problem with a libmysqlclient error
so, installed this one
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http://launchpadlibrarian.net/212189159/libmysqlclient18_5.6.25-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb
which I found on
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/xenial/amd64/libmysqlclient18/5.6.25-0ubuntu1

was having loads of problems, so fresh install of ubuntu, then did all above - works perfectly.
On the way, I made snapshots of my Ubuntu install using
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http://tipsonubuntu.com/2016/07/30/create-system-restore-points-ubuntu-16-04/HTH

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Re: Ubuntu 16.04 - success!
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2017, 10:46:51 am »
On the way, I made snapshots of my Ubuntu install using
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http://tipsonubuntu.com/2016/07/30/create-system-restore-points-ubuntu-16-04/
To extend on this. I'm a FreeBSD user, but this should apply to Linux too. If you choose to use the ZFS file system instead, then you can use ZFS's built-in snapshot functionality to achieve the same feature. I highly recommend anybody running FreeBSD or Linux to switch to ZFS. It is an absolute brilliant file system, with impressive data protection and redundancies built-in, very easy to use, partitions rethought from the ground up (create and destroy partitions on the fly as needed), partitions with on-the-fly encryption or compression built-in etc. Also since the introduction of the OpenZFS Group (common development of ZFS features), ZFS now runs natively on Linux (no more terrible performance because it used to run via FUSE).

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19253-01/819-5461/gbcya/index.html
https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/zfs-zfs.html
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