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File Recovery and System Repair

My staging server, an Ubuntu 13.04, crashed and I need to recover some web files. I tried doing the boot-repair for 5 times now, but every time I run the boot-repair, the Recommended Repair option is ...
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Error: No root file system on brand new computer [duplicate]

Just built my first computer from scratch and started to install Ubuntu but on the "Installation Type" page, I got an error message that reads "No root file system is defined. Please correct from the ...
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Changes made to html / css / js (stored on NTFS partition) are lost

I edit web pages (saved on NTFS partition) using Komodo Edit. As long as I usu Ubuntu (12.04) everything seems to be fine (changes appear to be saved), but after rebooting / switching to windows 8 all ...
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My Ubuntu 12.04 file system are corrupted

My File system has corrupted and my Ubuntu 12.04 never boot, and I tried to fix it by Live CD, and nothing happen.
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File System and Mount Point

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 7. The Partition that Ubuntu picked up on and tried to install on, wasn't big enough. I created a new partition but I need the File System that ...
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Sharing external HDD from Mac - Ubuntu [duplicate]

Pulling my hair out trying to get my external HDD to read / write on Ubuntu and my Mac. Can somebody please please tell me what's the best file system to allow both operating systems equal and ...
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Migration to Linux. Files readability. File systems

My idea is the following: I want to migrate from win7 to Linux, specifically Ubuntu. As I know the file systems of the two OS are different - NTFS and the Linux one I don't know... I want to put my ...
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Installing ubuntu 12.04.03 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my desktop and am getting the message: "no root file system is defined" on the menu for installation type. I can't seem to find what to do next.
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What do I need to download and how do I install those programs? [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu. I just installed it. I want to download my xampp servers, Spotify or Adobe's Flash Player, but I get suggestions of *.zip, *.ga or something. Operating Systems "Lunix", "Yum" and ...
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how do you add files to existing programs

How does the file system work with Ubuntu. How do you find where a program is and if needed how do you add file to it?
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How to Fix “Read-only file system” error when I run something as sudo and try to make a folder/file?

When I try to save something or rename a file/folder it say this error " Read-only file system" or run something as root in the terminal it say this error sudo: unable to open /var/lib/sudo/"My User ...
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I had failed to boot Ubuntu

I know, how fix it within text processor, but system loads only in fail-safe modes, with READ ONLY file-system. How to loads with rights to write?
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How to revert back to windows after getting “No Root File System Defined” while installing Ubuntu 12 using Wubi

I had windows server 2008 installed on my machine and had several linux VMs running on it. I had problem running a piece of code which needed OpenGL 3.3 on my VMs so I decided to install Ubuntu ...
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unable to mount ntfs partitioned disk -

I'm unable to mount one of ntfs file system drive since the system got turned of while copying few files to this drive. I'm getting following message: Unable to Mount 94 GB File system error ...
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Wubi Ubuntu Installation “No Root File System Defined” [duplicate]

I Downloaded Wubi.exe & Ubuntu 12.04 LTS From The Official Website Then Put Them In A Single Folder In My Internal Hard Disk. Then I Run Wubi, And It Got Installed Within 2 Minutes. And Then I ...
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Got problem with installation. “No root file system is defined.”

I'm very new with Ubuntu and generally with linux. I saw ubuntu and it seems like this OS is really good and stable, and so I decided to install it alongside my windows 7 OS. I have a few problems ...
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Curious about how fast Ubuntu copies files

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 using the normal installer. Things having been working fine, but a few minutes ago I copied a 14Gb file and it said it had copied the file very quickly--so quickly I don't ...
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Unable to find a medium containing a live file system

All of the suggestions in the forums here is using 10.10 on a USB boot drive. Mine is from a cd that I burned. What should I do. It runs the install and then tells me to take the disc out and it ...
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What does it mean when there is a path like /dir/dir/program.attribute?

In the question above i was trying to pose an example. I don't know how effective I was in doing so... I just want to understand how there can be what appear to be "hidden" files that exist. Are they ...
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1answer
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Grub won't load Windows 7 (unknown file system)

I recently installed 11.10 on a new partition on my Windows 7 PC, and it works perfectly. But when I want to boot Windows 7 from the grub boot menu, it just says unknown file system, grub rescue. ...
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How many files I can have on a single directory?

This question is related to this one. I work with animation, which generates a LOT of files (+/- 1,000,000) typically stored on a single directory. On Mac Os X, some bugs came up with more than ...
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How do I create an encrypted file system inside a file?

Recently i've found this interesting tutorial: http://flossstuff.wordpress.com/2011/08/07/using-a-file-as-a-storage-device/ It explains how to create an empty file, format it as ext4, and mount it ...
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How can I prevent the deletion of files in use?

I have opened a Spreadsheet in Open office Calc. I minimize the calc window and try to delete the file from the file system, i am able to delete. In windows when we try to delete an in use file we get ...
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What does examples.desktop do?

What's the point of the examples.desktop file?