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What are all the places(folders) that the Ubuntu system uses to store Application data?

I have installed and uninstalled several applications over several months. So if i could know the specific folders that are used to store app data, registry data etc, i could clear the unwanted ones. ...
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INSTALL 14.04 and hold my data [duplicate]

I want to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. But there is error occured. I want to install new Ubuntu from USB . But i don't know how about in this case my data and /var/www folder. Can I hold them or are ...
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Is there any linux in built application or any method to find the network usage(data usage) of the internet connection?

Is there any linux in built application or any method to find the network usage(data usage) of the internet connection? I know there are many softwares that can be installed into os for this purpose. ...
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Files automatically deleted

Hi all i am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Everything was right yesterday night. When i open my laptop today morning all my desktop files are deleted automatically. I searched in trash and peek into hidden ...
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Cloning my Hard drive.

2 weeks ago I installed ubuntu and after my back-up hard drive failing I moved all my data onto the hard drive too. I have a Mac laptop and now my replacement hard drive has arrived. I was wondering ...
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Move data from others user accounts in my user account

I had problems with compiz setting and I make multiple accounts, now I want to transfer my information from all deleted users in my current account, some data I can not copy because I am not right to ...
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What's the best way to add native-looking links to my NTFS data partition?

I have many documents, backups, movies, photos which I have in a Windows data partition (D: drive) that is on the same box as my Ubuntu installation. I want to be able to use this from Ubuntu, with ...
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transfer Thunderbird (17) Profile on Win7 to Ubuntu 12.04

I want to transfer Thunderbird Profile on Win7 to Thunderbird (17) on Ubuntu 12.04. I have already copied the profile folder from Windows to Ubuntu and modified profile.ini on the ubuntu machine to ...
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I need some data on the distribution of Ubuntu users

I'm a research scholar in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi). Now I'm doing a paper in International Political Economy of Windows and Ubuntu. These are two similar products that use ...
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Evolution has lost all email data after upgrade to 11.04, is there a way to recover the data?

Evolution seems to have deleted all my emails after an upgrade to natty, is there a way I can recover this data? Is there some mystical folder somewhere that stores this data or should I just forgive ...
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How to migrate user settings and data to new machine?

I'm new to Ubuntu and recently started using it on my PC. I'm going to replace that PC with a new machine. I want to transfer my data and settings to the nettop. What aspects should I consider? ...
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Is it safe to rename special user folders?

I'd like to know if it's safe to rename user folders like "Desktop", "Documents", "Music" (I want them to start lowercase)? Are there any programs in a default installation of Ubuntu (10.10/11.04) ...
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Where does Zeitgeist store its data?

I want to move Zeitgeist data for a user from one computer to another. He uses Gnome Activity Journal, and it would be nice to move his history.
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What happens to LDAP user authentication and NFS home directory shares when away from the network?

At present I have several machines on the home network which are a mixture of static desktops and laptops. Its getting unmanageable for me and impractical for all of them to have local home ...
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Where do applications typically store data?

I was wondering if there was a standard location for storing user level application data. What I mean by that is stuff like Firefox bookmarks, Skype message history/password, etc. I'm asking because I ...
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Keeping multiple workstations in sync

I work with multiple computers for various reasons. I want to keep those computers in sync configuration wise. I already have a VCS based setup that allows me to manually update configurations on ...