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1answer
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How to Recover Ubuntu Home Folder?

I was having different partition that serverd as my home folder for safety. Few days ago I had to format my system and i forgot to mount that partition as home folder (/home). Now I have the files but ...
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1answer
253 views

What is the best way to stop other users accessing my data, while still allowing them in my Public folder?

I only know of two ways to do this,, encryption and chomd and have some questions about those, as well as if there are any other ways. I want any given user have their data protected from any other ...
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1answer
654 views

Why can't I open files and locations across a home network?

I have figured out how to get my two Ubuntu 11.04 machines to see each other, and I can look through shared files but when I go to open say a song in a shared music file I get an error message saying ...
3
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2answers
858 views

How to move $HOME to an encrypted partition?

I have an unencrypted $HOME (I used the very basic installation with no further partitioning and no encryption at all). Now I want to move my $HOME to an encrypted partition on an external drive (or ...
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3answers
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deleted my home folder, how to get it back?

I stupidly deleted my home folder in Natty. It's still in the trash but I cant get there to undo. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Searching I couldn't find any solutions because I don't think ...
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3answers
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How to increase space in /home, by adding an extra hdd?

My current system is laid out across two drives: 40GB for / and /swap (dev/sdb) 1TB for /home (dev/sdc) As my /home drive is running out of space, and storage is cheap, I've bought a 2TB drive ...
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0answers
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How to only show certain partitions in external HDD? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I hide a specific volume from the desktop, but keep all others? When I plug in my external hard drive with three partitions, it shows up as three drives. (I know ...
2
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1answer
361 views

/home partition not recognized

I upgraded to 11.04 with a CDROM. After the installation my home is empty and my installed apps are lost. Everything in /usr/bin etc. has been reset back to the initial state. My /home is on a ...
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2answers
675 views

Changing my Home folder's owner

I recently updated my ubuntu to 11.04 and have run into an issue. I decided to do a fresh install instead of an upgrade and made my username different from my last. Now everything has my past ...
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1answer
909 views

Change home folder in Natty

Just now I made a fresh installation of Natty on my desktop. Earlier I was using Maverick with a separate home partition. While installing I selected / for maverick partition and selected nothing for ...