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2answers
685 views

How can I recover bookmarks in firefox

I have Firefox on Ubuntu 10.10. I added another profile to Firefox in the last two weeks. Firefox gave me the option to choose between the different profiles, but now it will not login ...
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0answers
750 views

GRLDR missing error at startup [closed]

When I start Ubuntu10.10 which is installed in parallel to windows7 it shows an error Cannot find GRLDR. Press ctrl+alt+del to restart. How can I fix it and recover my data as I'd installed various ...
2
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0answers
1k views

How can I use the recovery console to start a session step by step? [closed]

If you select "Recovery Console" at the GDM login screen, you are presented with a terminal screen in the top corner of the screen and the usual GDM background. I'm trying to diagnose a problem which ...
6
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2answers
7k views

How to reset lost user password on a guest on VMWare server?

I have a ubuntu 10.10 VMWare image that I set up a while back and have forgotten the login details. Normally I'd boot into single user mode to fix this, but I'm having trouble doing this on the ...
1
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2answers
726 views

How to retrieve data from a corrupted volume

My Ubuntu 10.10 just crashed, probably due to hardware error (and in the end I was getting errors like Unknown filesystem ..... grub> .., and it went to the GRUB console before I could take any ...
4
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4answers
6k views

Possibility of recovering files from a dd zero-filled hard disk

I have "zero filled" (complete wiped) an external hard disk using dd, and from what I have heard: people said you should at least "zero fill" 3 times to be sure that the data are really wiped and no ...
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5answers
2k views

Installing on Toshiba laptop with preinstalled Windows 7 and recovery partition [closed]

I would like to know if it will be possible to restore Windows 7 after removing Recovery partition? I have 2 Recovery DVDs that I've created some time ago but I'm not sure if it's sufficient to ...