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    [ubuntu] Re: Login prompt twice - Ubuntu 14.04

    Any hint about what the equivalent for unity should look like?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Retrieve a subdirectory from disk clone

    Thank you steeldriver. I will attempt what you propose in the evening, when my toddler gives me some peace. I will report on my status then.
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    [ubuntu] Retrieve a subdirectory from disk clone

    Dear forum members,

    I messed up ownership/permissions of the whole /var/lib directory while attempting to configure mysql. The problem is similar to this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: xbaclight stopped working after upgrade

    I upgraded the Linux kernel today (5/31/13). This seems to have taken care of the bug---which probably came along a prior kernel upgrade.
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    [ubuntu] xbaclight stopped working after upgrade

    Upon re-starting the system after an upgrade, the xbacklight package seems to have stopped working. No change in screen brightness occurs, neither with the keyboard control nor running from the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Install Ubuntu 12.04 in Dell XPS 13

    Thanks OhJayBee. I did create a USB recovery kit several months ago. But the machine runs very smoothly with Ubuntu, so I do not expect to re-install win7 soon.
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    [SOLVED] Re: symbolic link and dropbox

    Thanks to MrsUser, this actually solves the mystery. Thumbs up!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Suspend not working

    After months of miseries, I discovered that the problem was hardware-related. My hard drive was faulty, preventing system recovery after suspending the machine. Thanks a lot for the input, for it...
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    [SOLVED] symbolic link and dropbox

    Hello Ubuntu Forums,

    My office machine runs win7, my laptop runs ubuntu 12.04. Dropbox syncs my personal files in both. Files are organized in many folders and sub-folders.

    In Linux, I created...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Suspend not working

    Thanks (again!) Toz. This has solved the PPA error issue. I'll monitor if the suspend issue has also been resolved, and report back. Have a nice day.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Suspend not working

    I added the PPA. Now, whenever I sudo apt-get update, I get this error at the end of the process:



    ...
    Fetched 96.4 kB in 3s (30.6 kB/s)
    Reading package lists... Done
    W: GPG error:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: System freezes after suspend

    Thanks again Toz, I've added the usb3 fix. I'll monitor the system and report soon if SOLVED.

    The post also hints that my swap may be too small (it has the same size as my RAM). I'll double it,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Suspend not working

    I have added the PPA described in the post. I'll monitor my system and report in a couple of days if this is SOLVED. Thanks a lot.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Suspend not working

    Thanks again. I will look a these carefully tomorrow morning.

    System froze again. I managed to get a shell back, but the system appears to resume in read-only mode. I ran again the PM: command,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Suspend not working

    Thanks for the reply, Toz! Below is the info.



    1. Dell xps13 i5core. BIOS updated before nuking windows.
    2. http://paste.ubuntu.com/1135401/
    3a.
    eric@eric-xps13:~/$ cat /proc/cmdline...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Dual boot with shared data partition: relative sizes?

    Sorry to resuscitate an old thread, but technology has moved on, and some comparability should be useful.

    How have these issues evolved with new distributions of Ubuntu and larger disks? Do...
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    [SOLVED] Suspend not working

    Running ubuntu 12.04. System suspends fine, but will not return to life. Only a reset button will do it. (CTRL-ALT-DEL unresponsive, CTRL-ALT-F1 opens a shell that will not let you do anything).
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    [ubuntu] System freezes after suspend

    I am running the sputnik release/ of Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell xps13 i5core. When I close the laptop, it will most likely not re-awaken when I re-open it. Just a blank screen with a flashing cursor.
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    Re: Ban The User Above You.

    Banned for disliking fuzzy dice...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hard drive security

    Thanks Cariboo.

    So encryption it will be. I'll search that theme in the threads.
    In my case, however, I have been unable to get root access to my damaged drive with a live-USB. Searching the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hard drive security

    So a system password is really of secondary protection. All it takes to copy/modify files is to boot a machine with a live cd/usb? (Which, BTW, I still haven't managed to do successfully...)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hard drive security

    Thanks Ranger. That is what I attempted. Attaching 'sudo' in the terminal before the command prompted for the password that I do not have. I must be doing something wrong when I boot from live-usb......
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    [SOLVED] Hard drive security

    I am relatively new to Linux. I recently broke something in the boot records of my SSD. I created a live USB and booted to attempt a fix. I then came to realize that I have no admin privileges in the...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Trouble Booting & Reading Data from SSD

    Thanks OldFred. I have looked at dmesg logs but cannot figure out much, long and cryptic.

    I'll boot from usb and attempt e2fsck on unmounted drive. I'll report back when done.
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    [kubuntu] Re: Trouble Booting & Reading Data from SSD

    I am relatively new to linux. I did something awfully wrong trying to install an on-line thesaurus for emacs. Now the machine will not boot all the times. Re-starting the machine will take me to...
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