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How to reinstall ubuntu using same partitioning system

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 using the instructions here. I am a novice at the operating system and was trying to set up a VPN using the instructions from here. But I messed up mid-way and ...
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How do I uninstall/remove drivers for a iphone?

OK..I have iphone that doesn't connect to my ubuntu as it should. I want to remove and reinstall its drivers that are automatically installed upon plugging in. How do I completely remove the drivers ...
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Reinstall Ubuntu option is disabled

I have a Ubuntu and Windows on my machine and I have to reinstall Ubuntu without losing any of my data, /home folder, but reinstall ubuntu option is grayed out for some reason. What should I do in ...
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Superkey not working (16.04 LTS)

I recently installed 16.04 LTS and noticed the option to install with winkeys. I did not choose this. Is this why the superkey isn't working? If so; is there any other way than reinstalling?
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error in setup ubuntu

I've just downloaded ubuntu 15.10 and I've burn it on USB then I begin to install it as known but always apears the message 'error detection' when i re-download it the message changed but didn't ...
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Wireless working, but no X. Want to reinstall. How to save wifi configuration, while reinstalling Ubuntu

I've tried Ubuntu and was pleasantly surprised that it is so much better now. I had only two problems to solve upfront. I had no wireless and only the nouveau video drivers. I've installed (Thanks to ...
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Drivers lost. Reinstalling Ubuntu, not acces to parallel Windows and no wifi/ethernet

Excuse me for this thread maybe not well suited here. I had Windows Vista and Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1545 dual core. Main use Ubuntu. Some months ago it started to have problems and it has ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell XPS 13

I bought me a Dell XPS 13 9343-4228. It came with Ubuntu 14.04 preinstalled. Because I accidentally deleted the X11 folder my system didn't work any more and I did an 'reset' which I found in the Boot ...
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after reinstalling ubuntu my previous home folder mounts as an externall drive

I installed a new ubuntu but I didn't delete my home folder because I have essential data in it. but after reinstalling I have a new home folder and my previous home folder mounts as drive. how I can ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu over Ubuntu

I'm having problems with the installation, the following message displays when it starts to install: "/usr/lib/ubiquity/frontend/gtk_components/nmwidget.py:131 : Warning: Source ID 48711 was not found ...
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Can't get in my acount

I ran the following command in the root shell sudo apt-get installroot-system-bin and now I can't get in to the account. Every time I log in it just kicks me back out. Any ideas as how to get back ...
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How would I go about installing Windows 8? [duplicate]

I purchased this laptop a year or so ago and immediately switched to Ubuntu since it was faster and did everything that I needed it for faster. Except now I would like to dual boot, but can't figure ...
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I Think I Just Messed Up My Whole System, HELP!

so i was trying to fix some dependency problems with my repositories and stuff and i ran sudo apt-get -o Debug::pkgProblemResolver=yes dist-upgrade and this is what happened (some log from the ...
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Reinstall Windows on Ubuntu?

I've been wondering this for years now and I've been a proud Ubuntu user since 2010, I don't want to switch back to windows and I've even deleted the OS form my PC, but would it be possible to ...
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Wi-fi doesn't work without reinstalling after every restart - please help me - 14.04

Wi-fi doesn't work without reinstalling after every restart - please help me I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and bcmwl driver on Dell Inspiron 15 3521 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu on a partitioned hard drive

I had Win7 installed on my laptop, then created a partition and installed Ubuntu on it so I can dual boot. However, being pretty new to Ubuntu I have messed around too much and would simply like to ...
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Grub rescue after trying a reinstall (parallel boot with Windows 7) [duplicate]

I had Windows 7 one disk. Then I installed ubuntu on a different disk. That went fine. But for various reasons, I wanted to reinstall ubuntu. So I booted my install disk and chose something akin to "...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on dual boot windows 7, and I am trying to reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 instead of 12.04 I made a bootable pendrive with Ubuntu 14.04 and plugged it in but there is no installing ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu 13.10

I want to reinstall Ubuntu 13.10. After some adjustments, I eliminated some libraries left in black screen after login. So I decided to reinstall the operating system from a live CD. Will the data I ...
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why nothing happens when booting through usb?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 in my laptop. I was playing around with installing apps and softwares. Now i know what i want in my laptop and wanted to start with a clean ubuntu 13.10. I created ...
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Files lost after Reinstalling Ubuntu 13.10

I had problmes with 13.10, and i reinstalled it with option "All documents, data, sofware will be saved". But after reinstalling i saw that some apps are lost (Chromium, Chrome, Dropbox, Apache, ...
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Lubuntu 13.04, kernel still 3.8.0-32-generic

My question is very similar to Ubuntu 13.10, kernel still 3.8.0-31-generic. Recently was updating to Saucy and the ethernet cable got unplugged. So I decided to run Software Update again, to ...
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Possible to Install Lubuntu 12.04 over an existing dual boot Ubuntu 13.04?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an AMD 64-bit HP Slimline machine(1 GB of RAM expanded to 2GB) that is about 5-7 years old, and I believe/realized that it would probably work/perform better if I ...
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How to restore “normal” users after reinstalling ubuntu 12.04

I've reinstalled the ubuntu 12.04 but I save home directory. After reinstallation my (admin) account is OK. For others users I created new accounts with same username and passwords. But users cannot ...
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I want to change from 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 to 32 bit [closed]

I had installed Ubuntu 12.10 amd64 Desktop on my laptop, but I realized my laptop's hardware is not meant for 64 bit Ubuntu. (I also have Windows 7 installed in another partion) Is there any way to ...