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need to try several times to log into Ubuntu normally

My Ubuntu 11.10 works perfectly until recently. In the past few days, it happens quite often that after I input my password to the login screen, Ubuntu shows only brown screen and gets stuck. No ...
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How to modify/fix incorrectly detected dmraid (FakeRaid) RAID 10 array

I'm trying to get dmraid to properly detect an existing RAID 10 array, which is working fine within windows 7. In summary, the drive setup and bios partitioning is as following: 2 x SSD (120 GB), ...
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Text User Interface for fdisk?

Is there a TUI for fdisk ? Where can I get it from and how can I use it? I would like one which is in the ubuntu repos
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How do I rename a USB drive?

How exactly would I rename a USB drive? I've read that you can go into the Disk Utility, the click on Edit Partition and there is an option to rename the label but I can't click in the area to ...
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How can I set a quota in /etc/fstab?

i want to mount my /home in etc/fstab for quota limits how do i do that ? My Ubuntu-Server fstab # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique ...
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How do you get install alonside Ubuntu option during the installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No option to install alongside Windows 7 During the graphical installation I get only two options in the allocate disk space page, i) erase disk and install Ubuntu ii) ...
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Disk I/O makes desktop unusable. System consumes too much memory

I have a long-term problem with my Acer TravelMate 3002WTMi (Pentium-M 1.73Ghz, 512 MB RAM) and Xubuntu 11.10. Whenever load increases machine tends to slow down to the point that it's totally ...
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disk usage confusion [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Error out of disk, grub rescue I came in this morning to find my ubuntu dev machine with a notice that it had run out of disk space. However, it's got a 500GB drive, ...
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How do I open the Disk Utility in the Unity Desktop environment?

I am new to Ubuntu and have installed it side by side with windows 7. Both boot up okay, my problem is I can't get to disk utility to create a partition that I can share between both OSs. Help says go ...
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Claiming the provisioned storage

I created a ubuntu server vm with 64GB provisioned storage. I remember that I specified 30GB to be used for the vm. When I do df -h, I get Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ...
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Ext4 disk partitions are not visible

I'm a new user of the Linux environment. I have just have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my system and I'm unable to see the disk partition in which I have installed the OS. Size of the main disk is 100 ...
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Source code for 'df' command

Can someone tell me how to locate the source code for the 'df' command. My operating system is Ocelot. Thanks!