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Windows are closed after unlocking

I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a long time. Recently when I lock my computer and unlock it after a while, Unity starts normal but all windows are closed. I was willing to share some (actual) info, ...
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Modifying pulseaudio Daemon.conf, cannot get permissions

I'm trying to modify the pulse audio Daemon.conf located in /ect/pulse. I'm having no luck as the folder is read only. No joy trying various approaches to modify or unlock the file using google so ...
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Unlock keyring keyboard entry error?

Ever since I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop (about a month ago, so I'm very new to this!), I sometimes cannot unlock my computer on startup.. On startup, i'm always prompted to insert my ...
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unlock app from root

i tried to lock pidgin application through the following code written on another thread jai@frank-Jai:~$ sudo chown root:root /usr/bin/pidgin [sudo] password for jai: $$$$$$ jai@frank-Jai:~$ sudo ...
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How to unlock Airtel ZTE MF825 Modem

I have Airtel ZTE 4g Modem, Model-MF825. Currently it supports only airtel SIM and I would like to break it. How to unlock this modem? I have tried to unlock it in windows but the software's are ...
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Computer goes to lock after unlocking

My unlocking procedure looks now like this: Start typing (correct) password, which will activate monitors press Enter, computer unlocks Monitors go back to sleep Move mouse Monitors wake up, showing ...
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Kubuntu with Unity desktop background and unlock errors after upgrade to 14.0

I have a notebook which used to have Ubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu and Xubuntu installed on it. Most of the time I was using Kubuntu. After upgrading o 14.10, two very strange behaviours showed up: When ...
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No “Unlock” button in user accounts

I'm trying to add users through the GUI interface and in User Accounts there is no "unlock" button. This is a new install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTE 64-bit. I get to User Accounts by searching User, then ...
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How to find what prevent my computer from unlocking?

When asking for my UNIX password at the login screen, entering the right password won't unlock it but it does the sound as if it's happy and don't give an error message. Here are the last things I ...
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lockdir.exe open in linux

I have locked my files using lockdir.exe in my external hard drive when I had Windows 8 in my lap top. I know the password. But now I am using linux 14.04 and now I need to get those file but I cannot ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Login screen password always incorrect

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time boot. I am a long time MS Windows user and don't like where Windows is headed so I decided to switch to Ubuntu and only use Windows for gaming. ...
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Lock-screen to take a picture after incorrect password [duplicate]

Is there a way to modify the lock screen to show a custom message and/or take a picture (/w the webcam) when incorrect password was typed in? (Like it was shown in the movie Goodbye World) (And does ...
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How to Unlock Maxtor Blackarmor Portable hard drive disk

I have a Maxtor portable Hard drive Disk. I can't unlock it. It has a launcher.exe file . Is there any unlock utility ?
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There are alternative ways to unlock the screen other than writing the password?

Can i unlock the stand-by screen with a pattern or face recognition?
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How to unlock a USB Broadband Modem

I have a Huawei E303 modem given by a Mobile Broadband Service Provider. I did Pay for it. I had terminated the service from that service provider. But I cannot use that modem which I did paid to ...
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Want to remove Unlock login key ring when no keyring directory is there?

Recently I lost my root user password. So I had reset it using the Recovery terminal. Now whenever I login, the Ubuntu shows a dialogue box with unlock keyring. I already tried for deleting the ...
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How to run script automatically on each login to Unity (Ubuntu 12.04)?

I'm using dual monitor configuration (laptop + external CRT). Each time I lock my screen I need to restore my CRT screen parameters (actually refresh rate only) on next unlock. Screen refresh rate of ...
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Unlocking laptop appears to open the HUD

If I unlock my laptop, I'm forced to manually close the HUD. I've been finding that it's automatically opening with each time I unlock the machine. It's only happening on one of my devices running ...
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how to unmoplease guide me on how to unlock the partition in G parted as I want to allocate space to other Operating system?unt the locked [duplicate]

please guide me on how to unlock the partition in G parted as I want to allocate space to other Operating system?
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How to burn a region free DVD from a DVD movie locked to a specific region?

A friend of mine have a DVD movie locked to a different region. Hopefully, I seem to have a region free DVD player in my laptop. How can I burn a region free copy of his DVD movie so my friend can ...
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Possible to extract locked archives? [closed]

I would like to bypass the lock on a .rar archive, is this possible?
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How to auto-unlock Keyring Manager in 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to auto-unlock Keyring Manager? How can I auto-unlock the Keyring Manager in 12.10? This answer for 11.10 doesn't seem to apply because the Keyring Manager looks ...
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How to run script after resume and after unlocking screen

In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I would like to run scripts after resuming from suspend, and after unlocking my desktop. These need to run as my user, and with access to my $DISPLAY. In particular, I would like ...
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Stopping Ubuntu locking the programme

How do I stop Ubuntu from clearing the screen and asking for an unlock password every few minutes of inactivity? I don't want it to ever "log me out" or whatever it's doing, however long a period of ...
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Keyring won't Unlock untill web browser is open

Using Ubuntu 11.10 on an HP MINI1010nr. Ubuntu does not ask for Keyring unlock untill after I open either Chromium or firefox. Also sometimes I may be on for 30+ minuets then the screen blanks and I ...
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Why Ubuntu doesn't ask me for password before login?

When I had 11.04, there was an option "ask for password", something like this. I checked it out, and instead of password field I got "login" button. Now, when I got 11.10, I doesn't see that option. ...
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How to automatically unlock private SSH key?

I have generated an RSA public / private key pair using ssh-keygen. However, I am prompted to enter the password to unlock it the first time it is used each session. How can I automatically have it ...
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How to auto-unlock Keyring Manager?

How can I auto-unlock the Keyring Manager in Oneiric Ocelot? I have found this description for Intrepid, but Ocelot looks different so I can't follow the instructions. I have set up my machine to ...
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How to embed on-screen keyboard into gnome-screensaver 3.x unlock screen?

The gconf value /apps/gnome-screensaver/embedded_keyboard_enable in Oneiric no longer works obviously. Is there a way to show virtual keyboard in gnome-screensaver 3.x? Does similar dconf value exist? ...
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Can I unlock Mac folders from a USB stick?

I use a Macbook. The folders appear to be locked with a lock icon( like Music, Video etc.). The folders like documents seem to be working fine. I can't do anything on my mac as it is not booting but i ...
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How to disable gnome-screensaver with a remote control?

So I've got a remote control and I want to make it so that when I press a button, my screensaver goes away but the problem is that when I set the keyboard shortcut and the screensaver is running, it ...
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Lock and Unlock from USB disk (pendrive)

Is there Any program for locking and unlocking my Ubuntu machine using a flash- drive? For instance, when I take out the usb flash drive, the computer locks automatically and when I put in the flash ...
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Why doesn't desktop unlock screen accept my password?

To unlock a my computer after waking it from standby or screen saver I sometimes have to enter my password many times before it's accepted. What's wrong with it? UPDATE: NOT a wireless keyboard - a ...
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How to make xlock use the first key I hit as a part of my password

I just switched from Arch Linux to Ubuntu 10.10. I'm running the Fluxbox window manager, and I use xlockmore to lock my screen with the following key shortcut: 192 :Exec xlock-mode marquee ...