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Format system and preserve RAID

I have a system on an SSD, and beside that, a set of 4 disks are connected over software RAID 5. I have a problem with that system now and I'd like to format that system and install a new one. If I ...
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Installed Ubuntu on usb drive, now it's read-only and can't be formatted

I installed Ubuntu (ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64) on a 8 gb pendrive. Because it worked pretty slow, I wanted to change it back to a normal pendrive. But this is what happened. Windows7 can't open the ...
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How can I reformat microSD cards that were created read-only?

My company was burning some microSD cards (4000 of them) and the multi burning machine we were using gives us the option to make the microSD read-only. I didn't know this was possible, but ...
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What is the best drive format to share data between Mac, Linux and OS X?

Note: I'm not asking how... I know that. I'm currently using Paragon Software's drivers which let you access all drive formats from all OSes (e.g. the Linux drive from OSX or the OSX drive from Win7, ...
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“theora_encode_init failed” when converting FLV to OGG Theora video using FFmpeg

How can I use FFmpeg to convert a flash video (.flv) to an OGG Theora video to display in HTML 5? When I tried using ffmpeg -i dayinthelife.wmv -vcodec libtheora -acodec libvorbis -b 750k ...
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Reformat soft RAID-5 Ubuntu

I built a linux (Ubuntu) box a year ago and decided to have some fun and use a soft RAID 5. I followed the instructions here. Things seemed to work fine, but now it's time to reformat the computer ...
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“Error installing GRUB” during Ubuntu Installation

I was trying to do something with dd command in Ubuntu's terminal. But I screwed up. I don't really remember what the command was. But after I ran it, I restarted the PC and I read a message "No ...
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How do I recover data after a Windows format with Ubuntu 10.10?

I had a system running Windows 7 Home premium and Ubuntu 10.04, side by side dual boot. I got an Ubuntu 10.10 image, so I decided to update. But during the installation I made a mistake by ...
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Recover formatted ntfs files from ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free NTFS partition recovery I had Widnows XP running on my system and i installed Ubuntu which deleted all my drives and created a single drive in ext2 format. Now is ...
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Set ubuntu locale

How can I set my locale and date format to be y/m/d in Arabic? Machine Info: Ubuntu 9.10