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Ubuntu Username / Home Directory Changed - Now Files & Settings Are Gone

================================== UPDATE - 6/20 #tangodown I went ahead and executed 'cp -rfp /home/OLD /home/NEW' Now, I have some additional hidden folders in '/home/NEW', and it also has a new ...
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Moving /home to an existing directory

Although I've found numerous guides and questions already I still don’t seem to be able to get this to work. Situation: I’m trying to move the home folders of 2 users to an already mounted disk. The ...
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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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change home mount point, where does original folder go?

On a completely fresh install of Ubuntu, I created only one root partition "/" on "DriveFOO" which holds all my system files, including my "/home" folder. Now, I wish to instead have my "/home" mount ...
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Set network drive / share as home folder?

I've currently got ubuntu to mount my external hard drive on boot and use a folder on there as the home folder. I've just bought a raspberry pi to act as a file server, and I'll be connecting the ...
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No Sound after mounting /home

There is no sound after mounting /home from another HDD (ntfs). The sound indicator is also vanished, so are the drivers (sytem settings -> sound) The sound indicator is only shown before log in. ...
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nfs fails to mount home folder if other shares exist

I have a virtual machine that I use only for internal development, so I'm not really worried about security. In that machine, I have the following export settings: /var/www ...
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why is the partition not accessible?

I created a new ext4 partition /dev/sda3 on my system using gparted. I also added following line to the bottom of my fstab: /dev/sda3 /home ext4 defaults 0 0 but upon reboot, my user's ...
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how to configure a mounted drive to not show up under devices

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a system with three separate drives. The / and swap are on the first (sda), /home is on the second (sdb), and I have /home/username/Backup on the third (sdc). I had ...
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Root Owns Home Directory, chown does not work

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and having various problems. I have traced it back to the fact that my user's home directory (/home/user) is owned by root. The /home directory is actually mounted on ...
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Mount old encrypted home

I'm aware of this post, but my problem is slightly different. I have two partitions, one with my old Ubuntu 10.04, and one with my current Ubuntu 12.04. My old home is encrypted using ecryptfs, but ...
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multiple /home mountpoints

I have 5 hard drives 1.5TB and 4-750's. What I want to do is make the 4-750's into a raid10. I already have a /home mountpoint on the 1.5TB drive. I want to use the raid as DATA only no OS stuff at ...
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BTRFS as Ubuntu 12.04 FS cannot mount / and /home

On formatting drive as BTRFS for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) I was getting an error about "Sparse file not allowed". Using this post at AskUbuntu: Message “Sparse file not allowed” after ...
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Can't mount my /home drive (/dev/sdb6)

I have HDD for Ubuntu 13.04 with this structure: (Ext4) - /dev/sdb2 mounted at "Filesystem Root" a.k.a "/" (Ext4) - /dev/sdb6 as "/home" (can't mount it) (Swap v2) - /dev/sdb5 as "Linux swap" The ...
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Mount a Partition with Documents [duplicate]

I am still newbie to ubuntu. I have a partition (ext4) with all my Documents and Photos, etc. This partition doesn't have any mount point. I want to use Document folder from this partition as my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04, Mounting 2nd HDD, lost home directory

I hope someone can help. I installed a 2nd HDD, set up 2 partitions on it. I set up both partitions to mount automatically in /etc/ftsab. One of the partitions has a mount point of my home directory ...
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Keeping the same /home partition after a clean install

I currently have 2 partitions for my ubuntu installation: A / partition and a /home partition. When Ubuntu 13.04 is released I plan to reinstall ubuntu while keeping the same home partition. Is it ...
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Is it possible to *map* my Windows' desktop as my home desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I integrate my Windows filesystem with Ubuntu? I am using Windows and Ubuntu, is it possible to map Windows' desktop as my home desktop (symlink or something like ...
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How to remount /home and etc… with Virtual machine

So on one of my machines running windows... I have Vmware running Ubuntu I was wondering if it were possible to: Remount Full Client /home/user → Host RW /users/Windows_User_Directory; So that all ...
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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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Is it possible to boot without mounting /home?

I want to backup my /home partition on /dev/sda6 using partclone, a command line utility. To do so, I first have to unmount the partition that I want to backup. Most of the time, this is easy, but ...
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Repairing the FSTAB

I recently changed my /home to another partition and after it caused problems (I had it formatted as NTFS) I wish to change it back to it's original location. I changed the FSTAB listing for /home to ...
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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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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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Mount with VirtualBox erased home directory?

I have a new(ish) installation of Ubuntu in a VirtualBox, with OSX as a host machine. I was attempting to mount a shared folder into Ubuntu, so typed in the terminal: sudo mount -t vboxsf VBShare ~/ ...
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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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Mount a directory in another partition as /home directory

I have tried to create a separate /home partition for all my linux distros and separate all home directories as per the name of the distros i am using like /homepartition/ubuntu/user-name ...
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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 ...
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Recovering from a move of /home when it's encrypted (ecryptfs)

I had a 20GB / partition at work that dual-booted with Windows and it quickly ran out of space. I usually do 20GB / and 160GB (or whatever the rest of the hard drive is) as /home, so I intended on ...
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How do I use my /home partition from Kubuntu in Xubuntu?

I had installed Kubuntu with separated /home directory (it was on separeted partition). Now I tryied reinstall it to Xubuntu (was changed only / mountpoint and swap area). I need use my old /home ...
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How to re-mount a different partition as /home?

When I installed Ubuntu 10.04, I installed it on a single 16GB partition which includes /, /boot, /home etc. I have another partition on the system (ext3). It is easily accessible from the GNOME ...
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Is there a preferable way of structuring partitions/mounts for /home/userX

I change linux versions/distributions quite often on one of my computers but I would like to keep my home folder working (keep configuration and files), is there another better solution than making a ...