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How to recover data from ubuntu when unable to load

Recently, I upgraded my desktop hardware to i3 4th gen processor, ram, motherboard and new SSD. I had ubuntu installed earlier on 320GB HDD and I've installed a fresh windows 8 OS on new 120gb SSD and ...
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How to change to grub bootloader from windows bootloader

I have ubuntu, linux mint and windows 8 on my computer. A few days ago my windows installation failed, so I reinstalled it on the 500GB partition. My hard drive is 1TB. Windows is 500GB, Ubuntu is ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing VFS: Unable to mount root fs

I was trying to install Ubuntu on my windows 8.1 computer. After downloading Ubuntu ISO, I made a partition for Ubuntu on my disk. I used Easybcd to add Linux at the boot menu. But after restarting ...
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Mount VMWare Disk Images Under Linux

Is it still possible to mount VMWare disk images under Linux? I found the following two articles, both of them recommend to use kpartx -av diskimage-flat.vmdk. However both the articles are old and, ...
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Can't login to KDE or Gnome via SDDM after Ubuntu upgrade to 15.04

I just upgraded Kubuntu to 15.04. When I get to the SDDM graphical login screen, after my password is accepted, I get the KDE splash screen with a loading progress bar, then it blacks out at about 75% ...
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Why is my root partition displaying as full in gparted?

I know a little about file systems but not very much. I only have a general idea of what LVMs are, although apparently that is what I am using as my root partition. I have a single 1TB hard drive in ...
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selinux doesn't have httpd_can_network_connect as an option on ubuntu 15.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 and then installed selinux by doing sudo apt-get install selinux. I then did setsebool -P httpd_can_network_connect 0 and got a "Boolean httpd_can_network_connect is not ...
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command to press a key after delay ubuntu

I'm trying to make firefox automatically fullscreen on startup. I've tried a couple extensions that all crash firefox. Firefox also automatically starts on system startup. I think the easiest ...
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what is ddns-update-style in isc-dhcp-server on ubuntu

I have a ubuntu server setup as a router (among other things), I now am adding a dhcp server to it. When configuring isc-dhcp-server, the /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf file has an option called ...
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mdadm build legacy array on boot

I have RAID0 that was built using windows dynamic disk. I've read that this is a legacy array and can be assembled using build in mdadm. I've gotten the array to build and mount using the following ...
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Permission denied trying to setup postgres sql

I'm trying to setup Dspace for a uni job here, but this Protgres SQL is asking for a password (For the postgres user) but it's supposed to be indent, I have no idea what's going on. So, When I try to ...
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Share Clipboard Between Ubuntu and Windows Remote Desktop

I am trying to copy paste text between Windows Remote Desktop and Linux Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04 with Mate Desktop. I have seen several posts that mention killing the rdpclip.exe process (on Windows) ...
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Openvpn connects but can't ping server

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. I used to connect to corporate openvpn network from command line by running: sudo openvpn --config client.ovpn This is what client.ovpn looks like: client dev tun proto tcp ...
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Use Ubuntu Iptable to route public ip to pc in private network

I am currently set up a Ubuntu server as a Router which has two network interface. eth0 -> Connecting to public internet ( 10.10.1.78 ) eth0:1 -> 10.10.1.79 eth0:2 -> 10.10.1.83 eth0:3 -> 10.10.1.81 ...
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How to disable routing all traffic (including web-traffic) through the VPN in client's .ovpn config file?

In order to connect to corporate network I've got these four files ca.crt client.ovpn client.key client.crt I couldn't create VPN connection via Ubuntu GUI, but I managed to get it work from ...
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Where can I find the definition of “eth0” in my Ubuntu 14.04 OS?

I cannot find the definition of eth0 in either /etc/network/interfaces or /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf, but eth0 works perfectly. So who can tell me in which configuration file I can find ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a ASUS Laptop

I have an ASUS laptop which I am trying to re-purpose as a Linux machine, to which I purchased a new 750GB hard drive. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and followed general guidelines for ...
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Private host with static ip on VMware

I have an Ubuntu virtual machine that I run on my Windows 7 laptop with VMware player 7.1.0. Here is the setup: Virtual Machine Settings > Network connection : Bridged. Settings of the Ubuntu ...
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where can i find keyboard text entry settings file of my ubuntu account

My keyboard should have two text entry modes (heb/eng). However, after upgrading ubuntu to 14.04, now there are four text entry modes: M17n:he:kbd, M17n:en:ispell, He, En which in practice toggles ...
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Partition configuration for dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7 in separate partition

Partitions: MBR 100 MB (Primary) C: Windows 7 100 GB (Primary) D: 35 GB (Logical) E: 280 GB (Logical) Unallocated 50 GB (free) ...
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I'm trying to install PostgreSQL onto Ubuntu 14.04, but I am having difficulties after following a guide

I originally followed the guide at http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.2/static/runtime.html. It instructed me to install postgres-xc, which is meant for making clusters of databases. On other sites, I ...
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Terminal error messages are not in English [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on my machine. Currently terminal error messages are not in English (actually they are in Russian). For example, $ mmmm mmmm: команда не найдена I want to see $ ...
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Anonymous root access via ftp

I have inherited a part of a project where the rootfs of a Linux system must be accessible over anonymous ftp with read/write access. I have been trying to set this up using vsftpd on Ubuntu server ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a dual boot configuration with OS X Yosemite. I then installed Wireshark on Ubuntu and I'm going to use an Alfa AWUS036NHA (Atheros chipset) adapter. The problem is that ...
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Virtualbox - Lubuntu - cannot login

Host: Mavericks Guest: Lubuntu 14.10 on virtualbox (osboxes.org) All of a sudden I cannot login to Lubuntu. When I input the password I can see what it looks a terminal window for less than a second, ...
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Can the USB ports on a Lenovo Yoga 3 laptop stay powered when Ubuntu 15.04 suspends?

I can't find a BIOS setting to keep the USB ports powered on suspend. Wondering if Ubuntu can keep them alive? I just want them powered so some devices (phone) attached to the ports can carry on ...
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Use a Video Card (GeForce 9800GT) and a AMD 5150 processor with Radeon R3

I have a GeForce 9800GT video card, I use it for over a year with my old Intel powered machine. But my processor died so I bought a new processor (APU AMD Athlon 5150) and a new MB (ASRock AM1B-M). ...
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Does UBUNTU partition (with GRUB) affect Windows 8.1 Sleep/Shutdown/Hibernate behavior?

I have a UBUNTU and Windows 8.1 dual boot installed on a dell Inspiron 14 5000. I'm considering removing UBUNTU though (although I am happy with it) because Windows is unable to consistently remain in ...
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conkeror is not opening webpages when I open a link in emacs (it opens the browser to the hompage)

Problem: When I C-c C-o on a link in emacs it opens conkeror ok but only to the homepage, not the link itself. Also, when I open a link in terminal then it does the same thing. Settings: Ubuntu: ...
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How to creat a dual boot system with umbutu 14.04.2 LTS and win 7

I'm trying to create a dual boot system with win 7 (already installed) and Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. I've shrunk the partition and formatted. I seem to remember reading somewhere about needing 2 partitions ...
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IW and IWCONFIG reveals different wireless interface results

I am using VMWare Fusion with Ubuntu 14.04 as guest system upon the OSX host system. The question is that when I plugged in the USB Wifi adapter (TP Link WN725N in my case), The commands iwconfig, ...
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Booting ubuntu and windows acer aspire s7

i have an acer aspire s7, and have been trying to dual boot ubuntu and windows on the same system unsuccessfully: 1 I am having problems getting the aspire s7 to recognise my bbot usb drive then also ...
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Ubuntu does not boot when external USB HDD is connected

I am experiencing weird behavior with my Ubuntu machine. Whenever I plug in the external USB HDD (3,5") it does not boot at all - powers up and nothing happens. When I let it boot without the drive ...
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let virtualbox guest user access VBoxControl

I want to write a script to startup a virtualbox vm and execute some commands once the openbox session has begun. I read that I can do this using the guestproperty method in VBoxManage, provided I ...
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VMWare access client through hostname

I am using VMware Player 7.1 on a Windows 7 machine that connects to my router via WiFi and DHCP. I have set up Ubuntu using VMWare Player. I have kept the Network adapter as Bridge. I am able to ...
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Change linux service to start in namespace on boot instead of just starting normal

Is it possible to tell an application to start in a Network Namespace on boot, instead of just starting normal? I'm running transmission-daemon on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It boots at startup, which is ...
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Disable transmission-daemon on boot in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I realize that there are multiple posts regarding this. But most of them have to do with editing the program, which some people say is not a good idea. Then others talk about upstart, which is great, ...
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How do I undo an apache2 ubuntu HTTP HTTPS redirect?

I've got an apache2 instance running, with HTTPS redirect running: <IfModule mod_ssl.c> <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin support@myco.com DocumentRoot "/var/www" ServerName ...
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Determine what Apache uses for APACHE_LOG_DIRECTORY at runtime?

I'm troubleshooting a SSL/TLS issue for Apache2 on Ubuntu Linux. The Apache configuration file is /etc/apache2/apache2.conf. The file states it uses ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log to log errors. ...
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Ubuntu/Linux Equivalent of Checking for Warnings in Device Manager in Windows

Is there an equivalent program available on Linux/Ubuntu systems that does the same functions as checking for device warnings in the Windows' Device Manager?
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Eclipse market place load too slow

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and Eclipse Java EE IDE for Web Developers Version: Luna Release (4.4.0) The Eclipse marketplace load is too long... What can I do for fast it?
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Eclipse won't restart

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and Eclipse Java EE IDE for Web Developers Version: Luna Release (4.4.0) When I restarting it it shuts down also fine but don't want to start. All I have in ...
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windows 7 boot screen logo issue

I have a problem with my Lenovo b50-70, I installed Ubuntu and Windows 7 in two different disk partitions, but when I choose Windows in the grub I see that instead of windows boot logo: So, I ...
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Ubuntu USB Tethering With Asus ZenFone

I recently worked through how to get USB tethering to work with my Asus ZenFone for my Ubuntu computer. I wanted to share the wealth.
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Ubuntu logs out on browser navigation

I have: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Chromium Version 41.0.2272.76 Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) when I navigate to bottom of http://docs.jboss.org/hibernate/orm/4.3/manual/en-US/html/ page, OS logs out and I can not ...
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How to upgrade xrandr in ubuntu 14.04?

While trying to change resolution in VNC using: xrandr --fb 1440x900 I get the following error: xrandr: Server RandR version before 1.2 trying to "apt-get" it, the result suggests to install ...
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Don't kill slow processes on shutodown

When linux is shutting down it sends all processes first the term signal and then the kill signal. The time between the signals is very short, so that some processes always get killed. My Firefox ...
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How to set firfox proxy to chrome proxy settings?

I'm using Linux Mint 17 and I'm using chrome. I have browsec extension and I want to use its setting for my firefox. My question is how I can set my firefox proxy settings to the ones in the chrome? ...
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Boot of the Ubuntu not recognize pendrive

I'm using Ubuntu 4.14 on my notebook Samsung NP270E4E, I gave permission for 0777 "etc" folder (which I should not have done), then want to re-install ubuntu 14:04 in my notebook, the problem is that ...
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Folder Permissions

I would like to apply some permissions to websites I have hosted on a Ubuntu machine What I will be doing is create a user for each project we have, and I would like each one of them users to not ...