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How to recover administrator permission and media access for normal user?

I have a dell pc with ubuntu 14.04 lts version for my work. On a spring day, my system administrator removed my system's administrator permissions and removed my media access. He used the following ...
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How to store program files on a secondary drive?

I have the Ubuntu OS installed onto a SSD. I do not want too many program files on my SSD. I understand that not all software files for a program can be stored on a secondary drive. However, I do ...
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Ubunutu won't boot when secondary storage drive is removed

I have a secondary storage drive installed in the optical drive. If I remove this drive I cannot boot and get dumped into emergency mode. When I put the drive back in, I have no problems. Is there ...
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galaxy S4 on Ubuntu 15.04 with audio players

My Galaxy S4 on Android 4.4.4 is well recognized by Ubuntu 15.04 since I can use it in Nautilus. However, no audio player can't use it, such as Clementine, Amarok, Banshee, RythmBox, Gayadeque, ...
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How do I partition my system so that my SSD houses ONLY the Ubuntu OS and will allow ONLY the Ubuntu OS to reside there?

I just built a new computer. I have a 128GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. For speed and lack of clutter, I want my OS to be the only thing inhabiting my 128GB SSD. I want to allow only Ubuntu itself to be able ...
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List free bricks on GlsterFS server

I'm trying to aggregate storage on different four machines using Glusterfs.Each machine has multiple bricks and I'm going write a program to create multiple replicated volumes from the bricks on ...
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How to modify Ubuntu to store network login credentials across boots

I have been using unity for several months. A common problem is a network keyring is not getting saved. For example: There is a NAS attached to the local wifi. The NAS appears in the file explorer ...
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Can I import a ZFS data pool from FreeNAS without losing the data?

I'm switching to Ubuntu server from FreeNAS and I don't have a hard drive to back the data up to. Is is possible to import it into Ubuntu even though the data pool is split between two different HDD?
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Fuji AV-150 camera doesn't work with Ubuntu 14.04 as it did with 13.10

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bit). I could access the 4GB memory of my fujifilm AV-150 digital camera through nautilus in 13.10, but it is no longer shown in 14.04! lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID ...
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What happens after the core selects mass-storage

When a usb mass-storage device is attached to the host, enumeration of the device happens and the process where an address is given to the device, getting the descriptors occurs, then the core checks ...
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Edit the USB mass storage driver

I want to edit the USB MSD, to show a message whenever i plug a device (like a flash drive) to my computer. How do i do it? Which file exactly is to be edited and how?
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log USB connect and disconnect in ubuntu 13.x

is it possible to log USB connect and disconnect in ubuntu 13.x? Also it will be excellent if it could log the connect/disconnect and email to some email address. Is there any program for that? Is ...
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Ubuntu File System for Backup Server

I'm setting up an Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS server as an online backup server. I have 3rd party software which I will be installing on the server which will take care of the backups. My question is, I will ...
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Windows Phone 8 detected as mass storage

From version 8 onwards Windows Phone supports MTP (media transfer protocol) to transfer audio and I thought I could use Rhythmbox to upload music onto my device. Thing is Rhythmbox doesn't display ...
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Sd card bigger than 2gb is not recognized in ubuntu 12.04

When I insert a card up to 2gb it is immediately seen by the system but if try it with bigger one it's not seen. I presume the issue is not due to the card reader itself as it reads all cards under ...
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Nikon P7100 doesn't connect as a mass storage device

I've tried connecting a Nikon P7100 camera to a USB-port on two different laptops running Ubuntu 10.04 and 11.04 but nothing happens. The camera says it's got MTP/PTP protocol. So it doesn't work as a ...
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Disable usb mass storage

I want to disable usb mass storage on Ubuntu desktop 10.04, 11.04 and 11.10. As security policy to avoid data leakage. But in case of emergency there easy way getting usb mass storage back.
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Is there an upper limit to Ubuntu One Storage Subscriptions?

At Ubuntu One Services it is possible to purchase 20GB of additional storage space for $29.99/year. There is also a box which appears to work as a sort of quantity selector. My question is: Is there ...
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How to run a shell script when a new USB storage device is detected?

I want a script that dumps the log and starts logging on it as soon as a usb mass storage is plugged (with the file 'OKdump' on it).And if anything abnormal(Like a error that is visually present) is ...
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How to go about trying to access files stored on mobile phone (via USB)?

I'd like to transfer files (photos and audio mainly) from my phone, to my Ubuntu PC. Unfortunately upon plugging it in (through Micro USB) nothing is automatically mounted. If I insert a memory card ...