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File system becomes “Read-Only” on Ubuntu 11.10 using ext4

I have been using Ubuntu 11.01 with ETX4, I have several Desktop PC's all identical hardware right upto the SSD. The Ubuntu OS with the above spec has been cloned from a single image. I frequently ...
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How to paste files in jre folder?

I am trying to copy .jar and .so files into jre folder. I tried to do it like I do it in windows but it is not working, maybe the permission problem. So how can I do it? using terminal or is there any ...
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How do i grant write-permission to a java-program?

I wrote a Java program, which should change my /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01proxy file. I have a server, which is not always running and i don't want to manually change the proxy, so i made a graphical ...
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Why does Firefox suddenly keep asking “Do you want to run 'START.htm', or display its contents?” on htm and text files?

I'm not sure what update or action I've taken but ubuntu rather annoyingly now keeps asking the above every time I simply want to display a saved htm file in firefox. It gives me the option of running ...
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Can I change personal folder locations?

I did this in Windows 7. My Documents, Videos, Music and other personal folders are in D:\ because it is my media disk. In case of a system failure, I will always have access to these files when I ...
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Can't see Windows partition in Wubi install

I installed Ubuntu as dual boot using Wubi. All seems fine, only I can't see the files on my hard drive. Do I need to do anything special to mount it, or similar? In the Nautilus file browser (top ...
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Cannot read NTFS partition while in Ubuntu [closed]

(Translation) Hello everyone I am a new user Ubuntu 11.10. I'm experiencing an oddity: a couple of days or so I can not see any data contained on a disk (ntfs file system). The files actually exist, ...
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System Unable To Boot

So I was in the process of restarting the system last night and it seemed to lock up at the Ubuntu logo that normally appears when restarting or shutting down. So after waiting an hour or so to ...
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Monitor which process changed the file

I want to know which process changed files in some directory. I had a look at inotify-tools, but it doesn't show the pid. I also look at fileschanged utility, but in my case it doesn't show anything ...
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I cannot see the files in some folders. How can I access them?

I am totally new to Ubuntu so please excuse me for my ignorance. I've just installed Ubuntu on my Windows Vista laptop (to another partition). I have an separate partition were I've stored my data ...
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Drive says it's full when it is not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't Ubuntu see any free space? I have a hard drive that should have close to 40GB free. However, when I just restarted the computer, Ubuntu popped up with the ...
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mhddfs mount in /etc/fstab fails if periodic fsck kicks in… how to solve?

( ubuntu oneiric 11.10 server) Here is my /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file system information. proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0 ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Low Disk Space

I started to receive "Low Disk Space" message on my Ubuntu Oneiric 11.04 few days ago. With GParted I see that my /dev/sda1 where is system is only 1,17 Gb! and this is obviously not enough. I have 3 ...
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802 views

Tool for connecting to symbian S60 filesystems

I am searching for a tool (or maybe there's a workaround to get it accessed via default tools?) which would let me mount S60 (symbian) filesystems. So far I've found P3nfs, although it seems a bit ...
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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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Ubuntu 11.10 on modern SSD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I optimize the OS for SSDs? There is already quite a lot of questions regarding SSD disks with Ubuntu. But the technology moves forward. Are there any new things ...
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Disk won't wake up (?) after hibernate [closed]

I have a hard disk mounted using fstab like so: /dev/sdd1 /media/DATA_TWO ext4 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 2 Occasionally after resuming from hibernate, the /media/DATA_TWO folder appears empty and I ...
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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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How to make /var/www/html same as my /var/tmp directory?

I am using one software, who can save files to /var/tmp but not in /var/www/*.*. I did applied chmod -R 777 /var/www. But still it can write to /var/tmp but not /var/www How can I resolve this? (I ...
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The volume “filesystem root” has only 0 bytes disk space remaining?

I installed 11.10 ~two weeks ago and run into some strange troubles recently. Installation was on brand new laptop with clear 160GB SSD. I opted for encrypting home directory. Apart from that I ...
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Ask for password when root required

Is there any way to make programs ask for password when root is required? For example I want to extract some files with File Roller into /usr/share/ where apparently root is required but instead of ...
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ubuntu 11.10 btrfs errors after every reboot

I installed a new system when oneiric was released I am also using gnome classic and have the following layout: /dev/sda3 on / type btrfs (rw,noatime,relatime,subvol=@) /dev/sda3 on /home type btrfs ...
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What is the default file system?

I am presuming that at this late stage in development, the default file system of 11.10 will not change from now until final release. Will it be ext4, and if/when it changes, how will systems on the ...
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btrfs partition won't mount after upgrading 64bit Ubuntu 11.10 laptop

I have tried many ideas from the net, but none of them work. This looks correct and in good order **sudo btrfs filesystem show /dev/sda2** failed to read /dev/sr0 Label: none uuid: ...