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    [ubuntu] Re: Bluetooth doesn't pick up devices

    Hi, I had the same problem as you had, and I was also afraid of doing something stupid.
    Then I googled some stuff about kernel compiling and tried it out. Miraculously, it actually worked (at least,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: EMERGENCY: Ubuntu won't start

    I had a similar problem once, so maybe this will help, if the above suggestion doesn't work:

    1. From another computer (or another OS on the same computer) download a linux distribution and burn it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to delve deeper into Ubuntu?

    I thought he was more looking for developer knowledge, not so much how to effectively use Ubuntu which I thought he's already doing.

    My advice would be: find books / websites about Operating...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I hijacked my external HDD

    Just a post scriptum, in case anybody experiences the same problem:

    It seems TestDisk hadn't been able to recover all the files, my whole music folder seemed to be gone. I was able to solve that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I hijacked my external HDD

    Thank you very much. I tried testdisk and it appears it worked. At least I can see all my data.

    Whoever made that tool has my eternal gratitude. :)
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    [SOLVED] I hijacked my external HDD

    Hello there,

    So I was playing around with dd and I did something really stupid. I wanted to write to my USB stick, but I wrote to my external hard disk instead.
    This is very unfortunate!
    My...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot anymore, filesystem seems corrupted!

    I AM THE HAPPIEST MAN IN THE WORLD!

    Everything is as it was before. (So now of COURSE I will backup all my data!!)

    For anyone interested.
    The problem, as I got from another thread here in the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot anymore, filesystem seems corrupted!

    Thank you both.
    I turned the swap off, but that doesnt seem to be of any help atm.

    Neither did:

    sudo fsck -b 32768 /dev/sda5I just get the same "device or resource busy" error as always :/
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot anymore, filesystem seems corrupted!

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo dumpe2fs /dev/sda5 | grep -i backup
    dumpe2fs 1.41.12 (17-May-2010)
    Journal backup: inode blocks
    Backup Superblock in 32768, Gruppendeskriptoren in 32769-32772
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot anymore, filesystem seems corrupted!

    Hi,

    I hate to admit it, but I'm quite stupid when it comes to such things, so I do not really understand what I'm supposed to do, and how.
    Could you please clarify your advice for me? Or direct...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot anymore, filesystem seems corrupted!

    Thanks for the tip on shutting down, I didnt know that!

    "vol_id" doesnt seem to work, I get a "command not found" error.
    I did a quick google and it appears it might have been replaced by blkid?...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot anymore, filesystem seems corrupted!

    I dont want to seem impatient, but I really need help here!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot anymore, filesystem seems corrupted!

    No, this wouldn't help, I think, since the system is almost completely shut down .. there is just the black screen and the Ubuntu icon.
    I just press the Power Button for about 5 seconds.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot anymore, filesystem seems corrupted!

    Thanks for the help.


    Unfortunately, both times I just get:
    "e2fsck: Device or resource busy while trying to open /dev/sda5
    Filesystem mounted or opened exclusively by another program?"

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    [SOLVED] Can't boot anymore, filesystem seems corrupted!

    Hello everybody,
    I would be very glad if someone could help me with this problem.
    I've searched the internet all over, but somehow I didn't find a solution (I REALLY hope there is one :/). Of...
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