A universally unique identifier (UUID)

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Constant UUID on USB install

I've got an Ubuntu install on a USB with a separate NTFS partition, can I expect the same UUID for the partition if I removed and reattached the USB to a computer?
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MDADM Superblock Recovery

After a power cycle I found my RAID 5 Array no longer working. I tried various methods to reassemble the array but nothing has worked so far. I believe I need to recreate the superblocks and UUIDs ...
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moved ubuntu folder from C: to D: drive how to correct UUID entries

I had a previous Ubuntu 11.10 installation which was done using Wubi in D: drive of my computer. The corresponding grub.cfg entries are: http://paste.ubuntu.com/1546414/ Now I wanted to use Ubuntu ...
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Removed swap when editing fstab file-not sure

I wanted to remove the warning when starting Ubuntu (Continue to wait, press S to skip or M for manual recovery). I did it! But what I did not want to do was removing my swap partition. I am not sure ...
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How to identify game controller for SDL2 in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to make Costume Quest (game by Double Fine) use either of my gamepads and according to developer's support all I need to do is add SDL2 config line to SDLGamepad.config file, however, I ...
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LUKS initramfs boot problem: “/dev/mapper/ubuntu-root does not exist.” How can I fix it using a backup?

First time asker, relatively new to Ubuntu/Linux. Haven't had much luck with the search function. Please forgive the essay below - the problem is a bit unique, I think... I'm running 12.04 on a ...
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Why can't Mint boot my cloned Ubuntu partition? (UUID issue)

I've been running Ubuntu 10.04 and just installed Linux Mint 13. I may go with Linux Mint full-time, but for now I wanted to install it to the first partition, but keep Ubuntu bootable. Device ...