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two users in home directory

I have two users in my home folder: one is called "nico" (new username after release upgrade) and the other is called "nicolo" (old username). In the "nico" folder there is small home picture, is ...
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12.04 to 13.10 Can it remove encryption?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my primary computer, and I absentmindedly selected "encypt home directory" I read a few methods to de-encrypt it, but they didn't work so well (And seemed overly ...
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ZFS RAIDZ Pool appears empty after upgrade to 13.10

I upgraded my Ubuntu workstation where I had my home directory linked to a ZFS filesystem. After the upgrade, I can no longer log into the desktop, but I can log in via terminal. When I browse to ...
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Why can't I set group and ownership of one folder without afffecting the other?

I've upgraded an Ubuntu PC from 10.04 to 12.04. Problem is all the permissions were wrong on the home folders. So, I did the following: sudo chown -R james:james /home/james/* sudo chown -R ...
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Would upgrade destroy my home folder?

I have at the moment ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS installed and planning on installing 13.04. I have my root('/') mounted on one partition and my home('/home') on other partition. If I would upgrade through ...
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Home on its own partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I see the partitions? I have installed 11.10 and looking to do in place upgrade to 12.04 LTS. I think I partitioned it such that home is its own partition so an ...
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I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04, and now my /home folders are empty

Did i miss something? Isn't it supposed to keep your /home folders intact when you upgrade? Is there some way to retrieve what was there?
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12.04 Upgrade deletes home files

I had Ubuntu 11.04 32-bit installed with 5 users. Home folder has its own partition. I was planning to install Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit so I booted from the live CD and was going to manually select ...
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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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Upgraded from 10.10 to 12.04. How can I remove any remnants of settings of Gnome?

I formatted / but I used my old home folder. I am seeing some strange behaviours in Unity that I am guessing that may be because of configuration files from Gnome 2 (that I was using in 10.10). Could ...
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I upgraded to 11.10 but my home partition is missing, how can I recover it?

When I installed Ubuntu 11.04, I created a separate home partition. I have just installed Ubuntu 11.10. In the installation screen The options were: Erase Ubuntu 11.04 and reinstall Upgrade Ubuntu ...
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Cannot login in account with encrypted home after update from 11.04 to 11.10

After upgrading from ubuntu 11.04 to 10.10 I cannot access my encrypted home partition anymore. I can login, however all data stays encrypted. ecryptfs-mount-private gives: ERROR: Encrypted ...
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How do I recover a home directory after an upgrade?

I had a home directory in Ubuntu 10.04 called "mtinsley". The account I setup while upgrading to 11 is "mark". I wanted a new home so I could copy only what I wanted from my old home. Now, I do not ...
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/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 ...