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Ubuntu is not booting up

I have installed a apps from ubuntu software center namely "mount manager" to mount few of my ntfs drive automatically when I login. After installation and configuration I have restarted ubuntu to ...
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Fixing var errors

Sorry for not being able to properly format my question because I'm using SE Android app, my xubuntu isn't working. I dont know what exactly is the error but I'll try to describe what happened and ...
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Messed up with libudev files and now I can't boot

So I wanted to test cgminer on ubuntu and I was getting an error message about missing libudev file so in a rush I tried to read a few answers on here but instead of fixing it, I just messed up things ...
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Ubuntu Server 13 hangs on boot, help?

All that appears on the screen is the blinking cursor, and it never seems to go away. I am pretty sure this may be a permissions problem. The reason I suspect this, is before the problem occured I ...
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Swap drive not turning on when I log in

Recently I added a new 40GB hard drive as swap. I want the swap to be enabled when the computer logs me in. I followed the directions here to make the swap command run on start up. I added ...
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Ubuntu will not boot at all [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded and installed emulators for Playstation, Megadrive etc. I shut down my laptop as one does and the next day it wouldn't boot at all. First I tried booting it, and it ...
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I can not initialize boot drive

I have Ubuntu 64 bits 12.04 which I installed in April 2012 and it works fine. However, since last week, I have difficulties when rebooting (I had to use boot-repair) and now I don't have any write ...
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Home, Var, etc all have zero permissions?

So, my system basically hosed itself after some standard updates. It decided that suddenly the main filesystem was mounted in RO mode locking up the system after several "Cannot save..." errors. ...
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Change permissions on all folders and files

I have ubuntu 12.04. I want to change permissions on all folders and files at the same time so that anyone can modify or remove them.
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Permission Issues with command in rc.local

I am using a command to start a screen session and run a bash script for a user. /bin/su username -c "/usr/bin/screen -dmS test bash -c '/home/username/test.sh; exec bash'" When I boot, I am seeing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Problem editing file in recovery mode using the shell

I'm pretty new to ubuntu/linux and I guess I messed up my /etc/fstab file. Ubuntu (12.04) won't boot anymore. I've found some tips on the internet on how to fix this, but I didn't manage to get them ...
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12.04 LTS won't boot after modifying root directory permissions

I accidentally changed permissions to root directory on my system and now my system won't boot, I tried to fix packages from grub recovery and check file system but nothing. Here's the code I ...
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How should been set permissions for / , /home etc. freshly after instalation of ubuntu?

i had a problem to boot Ubuntu 11.10 after instalation caused by lack of permissions on freshly set partitions (partitions made by disk utility on live CD). I gave all permissions to all files to any ...
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How to make a directory with permanent permissions different from default

I have system-wide default permissions set with umask 027. I am in the need to make a directory whose sub-directories would need 775 permission and whose files would need 664 permissions and make ...
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How to repair/restore after 'sudo chmod / 777'? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What if I accidently run command chmod I changed file permissions recursively on the root directory '/' with sudo chmod / 777 -R and after that i run "save mode" and i ...
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What does this startup dialog message mean “Could not update ICEauthority file”

I restarted Ubuntu a few minutes ago, and got a warning dialog early in the bootup process (before the desktop was up)... It wasn't just a scrolling message which flitted off the screen of its own ...