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13.04 Ringtail USB installation overwrote my username

I had to use an .iso USB to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 Ringtail. Great results, except the USB stick install app asked me to provide an identity so I provided the same one I used for 12.10 . ...
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How to get back root access? (Rootrechte bekommen?) [duplicate]

Translation: I use Xubuntu and have deleted my Admin Account. After I had created a new one which also had administrative rights. I did that becauseof some sound problems which are now gone. Now the ...
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I deleted all files and folders (including hidden) from /home/username/ now in big trouble

I am logged into a remote ubuntu server, and I accidentally erased the entire /home/username/ directory for the current user. The only thing left is a hidden directory called .gvfs. I don't need ...
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hide user from login GUI [duplicate]

If I add a user to hidden-users then they won't show from the GUI user login page? thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ cat /etc/lightdm/users.conf # # User accounts configuration # # NOTE: If you have ...
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Can I change user in the Unity interface without having to type password when changing back?

First of all, let me emphasize that I am talking about my home computer that I use for personal use. I have two accounts in Ubuntu: one for me, one for my wife. We don't use separate accounts to ...
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Locked out after using usermod

After trying to change my password with usermod -p <new password> <username> ( which seemed to work but didn't give any messages ) I found I could not log in using either my old or new ...
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Name of newly created user missing features in ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

Hi I am not very experienced with user management in ubuntu. I needed to create a new user to manage my application server so following some instructions online, this is what i did: I became root ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 change user uid with 'usermod -u 1393 karalb ' -> mount error

I must change my user uid from 1000 to 1393. After do that mounting a usb drive i get the following error : Unable to open folder for USB DISK No application is registered as handling this file How ...
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Copying one user to another computer

I would like to make a shell script that enables me to literally copy one user account on one Ubuntu box to another machine running Ubuntu. The idea is to be able to log into that user account on the ...
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Unable to mount media hard drivrs. after [user@machine ~]$ sudo usermod -G dialout user

I wasn't able to download date from my USB cradle from a Powertap cycling computer after upgrading to 12.10. I thought I found the answer with a google search that suggested using this code where user ...
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can't switch off system after creating new user account

I created a new user account, with user name and password. Now, when I try to switch off my PC, from the top bar, it comes back to the login account screen. When I click the relevant option, it ...
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How to change account type back to administrator in 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost administrative password? I unexpetedly deleted administrator account and the other accounts are asking root password Cannot install anything as ...