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Folder from which to restore accidentally deleted files

Ubuntu 12.04. I accidentally deleted some files. I tried restoring them using nautilus, got an error message ("another backup operation in progress" - none that I started). From memory, isn't there ...
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How to recover user data missing after reset of computer

I was trying to figure out how watch 4oD (as like many people it just loads forever and never actually plays anything) so I used the help on this page: 4oD (UK) - Can't stream I started with ...
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Restored file from back in time has “.backup.date”

That's basically my question. For example, there is /.bashrc and /.bashrc.backup.20131111 at the same time. What to do about them? It seems like the back up version is what I intended to restore.
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Restore with back in time after fresh install of ubuntu

I back up my home, which includes a list of installed softwares and PPA, on an external hard drive using back in time. I plan to do a fresh install of ubuntu. Will I then be able to install back in ...
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Restore Ubuntu to newly installed operating system

I want to restore my ubuntu 12.04 OS just as a fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 operating system by restoring everything like factory defaults. Is it possible? How to do it from terminal as i am connected ...
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Backup My Main Menu Entries

How can I backup my "Main Menu->Applications" entries so that I can restore my own entries during next Ubuntu installation ?
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Restore duplicity backup from nautilus

I wanted to create backup at a specific hour and day, and afterer reading this: running deja-dup as cronjob, BU disc not connected I decided to make backups using duplicity from shell. I can create ...
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Upgrade by restoring back up

I am upgrading my ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10, and my question is, after upgrading ubuntu, if i make back up of 12.10 then install 12.04 again and then if i restore the backup, will 12.04 upgrade to 12.10? ...
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Is there a System Restore in Ubuntu Server?

I'm thinking about installing the desktop on my Ubuntu Server (sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop). Is there a "system restore" I can run in case I don't want the desktop anymore?
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How can I restore the administration menu?

I do not know how I did it but I am now missing my administration menu. I am using 12.04 (but with all upgrades) and GNOME FALL-BACK. Could anyone direct me on how to restore it? I have tried adding ...
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1answer
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System restore for new users?

I am a computer repair technician, with the release of Win 8 my clients are uncomfortable with the new user interface. I have been introducing some of them to Ubuntu (12.04). The one thing missing is ...
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2answers
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restore Ubuntu's default settings without having to reinstall

I want to restore Ubuntu 12.04 to it's stock configuration, but I don't want to reinstall or reformat my home partition. I don't have a way to backup my files, which is why I don't want to have to ...
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Selective file restore for 12.04

I created a backup of my old 12.04 installation before the computer died. I have a new computer and wish to get some files from that backup [on a local usb connected drive]. How do I get to select ...
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How to restore/recreate etc/resolv.conf files

I deleted both the resolvconf folder and the resolv.conf file in /etc by mistake, assuming that resolvconf was causing UCK to fail. Now the application has upgraded, fixing the issue, but it says no ...
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2answers
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Lost some files after I cut and pasted in Ubuntu 12.04

I cut some files to paste it somewhere else and when I was in the location to paste, the paste option was disabled. I go back to where it was (the source from where I cut the folders) and the files ...
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2answers
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Broken xorg.conf file

If I break the xorg.conf file and I can't startup Ubuntu 12.04. How do I revert back to a backup xorg.conf file called xorg.conf.backup?
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade (from 11.10) removed all packages installed

I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 using a bootable USB. After the upgrade, all non-default packages from 11.10 are gone. For example, I did not have Chromium, Eclipse etc. Although, I could see ...
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How to backup and restore Empathy accounts and password in Ubuntu 12.04?

There is no documentation on how to backup and then restore your empathy accounts. The other thread is very vague and does not help