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12.04 w/3.2.0-60-generic boot fail

I am NEW to Ubuntu, speak to me as if I'm an elementary student. I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO reprogram or edit code, but I could do it if I'm given step by step instructions. I was helping a friend with ...
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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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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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657 views

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 ...