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I lost my user and my home

Yesterday I started Ubuntu and when I put in my password at the login screen it said "password incorrect". I ran the Ubuntu check disk utility and an error said "2 problems press any key to ...
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1answer
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How to tell if my home is encrypted or not?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 a while ago and can not remember whether I chose to have my home folder encrypted or not. How can I find out easily whether my own home on my machine is encrypted (while ...
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2answers
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Can't login after killing X Server with encrypted home directory

I have ctrl-alt-backspace enabled to terminate Xorg in an xorg.conf.d file: Section "InputClass" Identifier "Keyboard Defaults" MatchIsKeyboard "yes" Option ...
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1answer
608 views

Unable to mount home-directory for user after fresh install 14.04

I performed an fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. I have /home on a different partition from root. Installing 14.04 and mounting /home went without any problem. During installation I was asked to make a ...
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1answer
161 views

How to mount an old /home directory after OS clean re-install?

Before re-installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I unmounted the /home directory. After a clean re-install, I recreated some of the users and installed the ubuntu-desktop package, then re-mounted the old /home ...
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1answer
38 views

Help I've made a mess with my encrypted folder

I have ubuntu installed on my laptop with the home folder encrypted. Yesterday trying to remove duplicate files in my music, photos and documents I've utilized fdupes in my entire home folder. For ...
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1answer
86 views

Login on 12.04 LTS slow after moving /home to separate HDD

On a prior install I had moved the /home to a different HDD to keep the SSD for the OS only. On Saturday Ubuntu crapped out and I had to reinstall, after getting things back to the point of moving the ...
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1answer
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Placing $HOME directory on nfs server

I have a number of client machines, all running Ubuntu, and recently upgraded to 13.04. I also have a Slackware-based server which includes an nfs service. What I am aiming to do is to have access ...
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Can't access my user account Ubuntu 12.04

I have no idea why but it just sends me back to the login screen whenever I try to login my main account. So I made a second account from guest account and used nautilus as sudo(root) and checked my ...
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My home folder is gone

I just installed a fresh 12.04, and following a recommendation, I defined 3 partitions: root, home, and swap. After installing some 452 updates, I restarted the computer, and found myself in a login ...
3
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4answers
773 views

Multiple Users, Single Workstation, 1 home folder (Can this be achieved, if so how?)

I am setting up a single workstation (kiosk) in my local library for a team of genealogy researchers (approx 12-14). I plan to use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as the OS. Each user must have a unique user ID ...
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1answer
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What files do I need in my home to login in to unity?

I have replaced the generated home with my old home folder. Now I can not log in to unity. (i can login to tty1) How do I best fix this? What files is needed in home to login? I started without: ...
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Login screen ubuntu 12.04 not showing user's desktop

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (x64) and was really enjoying it, but it was a little too slow on my machine, so I've reinstalled with the x32 version (hopefully that terminology's correct). The only thing I ...
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1answer
752 views

How can I recover my home folder and log in again after accidentally moving in into “lost+found”?

I use ubuntu 12.04. I just curiously transferred 'my-username' folder into "lost+found" folder (which is normally locked), so that anyone from other user account can not access my files. But, after ...
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1answer
485 views

Upgraded to 12.04, can't login because home directory disappeared

I have just upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04, and at my first login, I typed in my password, and then a quick console screen showed that some mountall event failed. Indeed, I had some networked ...
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1answer
77 views

“Serious errors found HF checking the drive for /home” After Moving /home to external HFSplus partition

I just installed Mac OS X 10.7 "Lion" and Ubuntu 11.10 on my MacBook Pro using these instructions: Creating a shared home partition between Linux and Mac OS X. After changing the location of my home ...
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1answer
1k views

Accessing Encrypted Home Folder / Return to Login Screen

I been having problems with ubuntu, in that I can reach the login screen, but when I enter my password it comes up with a black screen with some text and takes me back to the login screen - I can ...
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2answers
468 views

A way for an Upstart event to be sent whenever ecryptfs homedir mounted/unmounted?

I have an encrypted homedir (ecryptfs) and I'm wanting to run a private mysql daemon with the database files in my homedir. The daemon should be started whenever the homedir is mounted, and stopped ...
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2answers
782 views

Can't login mounted home directory mounted after upgrade to 11.10 [closed]

I have a home directory mounted from a file server (OpenFiler software), with an entry in the file /etc/fstab It worked well with Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10, and 11.04 The line in the /etc/fstab file is ...
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2answers
187 views

How to physically separate partitions for User/Home access on demand?

I'm searching for months (if not years) now for a solution to the following problem: I wish to have a general setup based on the following: PC/Laptop/Notebook/Server with ... 1 (ONE) S-ATA ...