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How can I backup my system, encrypt the disk, and restore? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encrypted System Backup I would like to encrypt my entire disk offered by a fresh Ubuntu install as described here. However, my current laptop has too many ...
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How do I convert LVM partitions to NTFS/Ext?

I have an LVM partition that is split into /projects (500 GB) and /backup (1.5 TB). I cannot mount it because it was on a root machine that crashed. How can I restore the data without do LVM to Ubuntu ...
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Retrieve file of a deleted partition

A hard-drive with four partitions Ubuntu Swap Data Free was accidentally formated and then partitioned in the same way with the same partition sizes again. I am looking for a way to retrieve a ...
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Backup whole OS

I am running Ubuntu 11.04. But now due to some or other reasons I have to format my entire disk and reinstall the Ubuntu, But I have Installed many softwares on Natty. And when I'll reinstall the ...
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how to restore windows bootloader that doesn't let windows boot after ubuntu 11.04 installation?

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 and chose the option of installation "alongside windows". Then I chose a drive where Windows 7, 64 bit was already installed. This drive had a capacity of 150GB. Ubuntu ...
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Recover deleted data with rm -rf?

I accidentally deleted /home with sudo rm -rf. I tried to restore it with testdisk, but because Ubuntu is from Wubi, it cannot list the filesystem and I don't know another way to do this. How could ...
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Accidental deletion of the Gmail (IMAP) Trash 'System Label' in Evolution

I am using 11.04 and Evolution 2.32.2 I accidentally deleted the Gmail (IMAP) Trash 'System Label' in Evolution. Because this is Gmail object and (not a label per say), it is not deletable in Gmail. ...
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Survive hard reboot

I have Ubuntu running on a computer that is going to be part of a public exhibition. The problem is that the power is shut down each night and restarted in the morning. My question is what I can do ...
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Recover Ubuntu-Desktop via Live CD

I was trying to uninstall the package cairo-dock. And I think I've uninstalled things I shouldnt. Now My 10.04 only starts in text mode. What should I do to restore my GNOME desktop? Is there any ...
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How do I create a restore disk?

I'm new to ubuntu and reinstalled 11.04 atleast 10 times already. Each time I reconfigure all my settings and end up breaking something. It is really annoying and would be much easier if I can save ...
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Is there a way to restore all terminals at startup

I would like to know if there is a way to restore all terminals after a reboot? The following thread refers to 'System > Preferences > Session' http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=791504 Which ...
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Proper way to restore user files/settings after an upgrade

I would like to install a fresh ubuntu 11.04 on my home computer that has a few user accounts I will need to restore. I currently use 'Back in Time' to back up my data. I want to make sure everyone's ...
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How to recover Deleted Files and Folders?

How I can restore files and folders. I've deleted my home folder recursively. :(