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/run/lock and /run/shm missing

Recently I found /run/lock and /run/shm folders to be missing. I tried to recover some files with a mounted disk, I now know that this may caused the harm. So unaware what to do, I created these ...
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Some applications is not working after upgrading from Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit to Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

I updated my system from Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit to Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit using installation DVD. I used option 'update older installation of Ubuntu 11.10'. Now my softwares and settings pre-installed ...
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Windows 7 is not accessible or can't be repaired after installing ubuntu 11.10 using live USB

I've messed things up a bit. I was running windows 7 ultimate 64-bit in my HP laptop. I was using live USB of Ubuntu 11.10 and then i tried to install Ubuntu on hard disk using the same live USB. ...
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Cannot Boot, How to recover [closed]

Am running 11.10 64-bit with Gnome-shell. Something happened late Friday whereby my machine never gets to the login screen. I do get to an Ubuntu splash logo, after that I get a text screen that it ...
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I think I deleted Windows 7 when trying to install Ubuntu 11.10

What happened is I attempted to download and install the operating system Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer. I had planned to choose which operating system to boot, but there were a few options on the ...
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Can you make a bootable recovery partition for Ubuntu?

Okay, there's tons of questions about recovery partitions, but most, if not all pertain to Windows. My question is, "Can you make a bootable recovery partition FOR Ubuntu?" I'm soon going to put ...
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Any way to recover data on a re-installed Ubuntu OS on same partition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Formatted and lost 6 years worth of photo memories.. any way to get this back? Best tools to recover removed files How do I recover Ubuntu partition after computer failure ...
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Lost my user directory, all files still there when viewing unmounted partition from rescue disk, how to restore?

Solution: Boot with Ubuntu Live USB, find the missing user directory in /media, back it up, then boot into the Recovery Console Root Prompt, run mount -a to force mount everything in fstab, then ...
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How do I recover my applets / settings in the GNOME fallback session after a 11.10 upgrade?

Just upgrade to 11.10 (from 11.04). Waited a couple of months to get a "safer" version. Unity comes by default - ok. Since I cannot stand Unity, being an old-time Ubuntu user and having a few ...
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Recovery kernel boots into root with no menu

I've had this problem ever since the oneiric upgrade. Recovery kernel boots straight into root prompt, with no menu. I also can't telinit 3.
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The system drops to a grub prompt on boot after an update. How do I fix this?

The day before yesterday, I opened Ubuntu. I always go to the update manager first. After I loaded the updates and tried to re-start, I got a command line prompt saying grub_. I have never ...
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How do I recover documents from a broken Ubuntu installation?

I installed Ubuntu on a hard drive that had Windows XP installed so I could dual-boot the two operating systems. Everything was fine but now I can't boot into XP or Ubuntu. I had some important ...
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Photorec not seeing SD memory of camera

I am trying to recover pictures form a friends SD memory camera. When I connect the camera and run photorec it is not seeing the camera as a drive for me to recover files from. It only shows my hard ...
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I upgraded to 11.10 but my home partition is missing, how can I recover it?

When I installed Ubuntu 11.04, I created a separate home partition. I have just installed Ubuntu 11.10. In the installation screen The options were: Erase Ubuntu 11.04 and reinstall Upgrade Ubuntu ...