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keyboard stops working on Ubuntu 11.04 but need to access data on the computer

I have an Ubuntu 11.04 desktop, and my USB keyboard stopped working all of sudden. I tried rebooting, swapping USB port, swapping keyboard, VNC into it, but nothing helped. I dont have PS2 port on the ...
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How to add new hard drive with NTFS partition?

I added a new hard drive (sdb1, 500GB) to my system Ubuntu 11.10. I found this line on the Ubuntu help which I added to /etc/fstab #new hard drive sdb1 UUID=48DCF742DCF728B8 /NewDisc ntfs ...
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How to “add” space to a partitioned hard drive that has windows and Ubuntu

I am post-installation. I have Windows 7 and the newest version of Ubuntu. I am obviously an amateur because I screwed up on the partition for the hard drive during installation. Now, obviously, ...
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Installing Windows on Ubuntu

I've 2 hard disks. I've installed Ubuntu on the HDA(0), but there are plenty of spaces. But On the HDA(0) there is only one partition. My question How can I edit / create another partition on HDA(0) ...
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Ubuntu Natty Froze when copying files to my Ext4 External Drive, files can be recovered if corrupted?

I heard that Ext4 Was more stable in these conditions, but how can I be sure that my files didn't get corrupted in the process? I heard that because of Ext4 journaling file that the files aren't very ...
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How much free space should I have on my hdd? [closed]

I know this could sound like a silly question. But I have always wondered what the free space on a Ubuntu partition should be! With should be I mean how much do I need free to be able to run ...
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Does Ubuntu support 3TB or more hard drive sizes

I have a chance of buying thanks to a friend a 3TB hard drive but I have heard a problem about passing the 2TB barrier. Will I be able to boot form it or use it correctly (detected correctly) or is it ...
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Add new hard drive to mirror existing LVM drive with raid1

I have a 320GB hard drive with an LVM2 volume group that was created as part of the default installation. If I put a second 320GB hard drive into the computer, can I make the second drive mirror the ...
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How do I get a new drive integrated into my software RAID?

When I first installed Ubuntu a couple years ago, I set it up with a software RAID using the Ubuntu alternate install disk. I have two 500 GB drives in the RAID. A few days ago, one of the drives ...
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Problem installing on computer with SATA-harddrive

Today I wanted to install Ubuntu 11.04 on my fathers computer, as a dual boot next to Windows XP. It has two SATA HDDs in it. The motherboard is an Asus A8n-SLI SE. The computer has two drives: ...
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Windows partition not shown in Nautilus [closed]

I have a dual boot system with XP and Natty (just upgraded from 10.10). In 10.10 and previous versions of Ubuntu, I could see my XP partion and read/write files. When I upgrade to Natty, no XP ...
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Acer Aspire 5742 HDD activity pilot light is always on when I insert a SD card

Ubuntu 11.04: on Acer Aspire 5742 The HDD activity pilot light is working properly, but when I insert a SD card into the laptop slot, then this HDD pilot light is always on...is this normal?
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Odd issue,Wubi Installation won't boot, when another ext4 drive is plugged?

It's an odd issue, i installed Ubuntu 11.04 trough Wubi yesterday,it actually worked unlike the last time i tried to when it didn't boot at all. But there is one thing that bugs me, see, i have 2 ...