A universally unique identifier (UUID)

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Permissions - Listing uid

Two part question: What is a world-writeable directory and file? I'm looking for a script that would display the directories on all partitions of a server, that are not owned by root or a system ...
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Adding second hard drive

I have been trying to set up a secondary hard drive to compliment my smaller SSD drive ... I have been having trouble following the howto posted. Some how I can create the "mount point " mynewdrive" ...
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Why /dev/disk/by-id/ change after a suddenly server power-off?

I'm management a server that in /etc/fstab have references to some partitions using /dev/disk/by-id/DISK_ID-partN. The server suddenly power-off and DISK_ID part of /dev/disk/by-id/DISK_ID-partN ...
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Boot failure - goes to BusyBox - 'gave up waiting for boot device'

G'Day all Have tried installing 14.04.1 LTS on its own partition, then emptying the whole HDD and putting on and having similar results - 'gave up waiting for boot device' '/dev/disk/by-uuid/!...
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How to use 'rsync' to copy ubuntu system to another disk?

I use LiveCD and rsync -av to copy ubuntu system to another disk(same machine). What needs to be revised? UUID in boot.cfg. UUID in fstab. Anything else? Do I need to revise 'initramfs'? ...
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blkid encrypted partition to get UUID

Partition is created with: cryptsetup -y create tmp1 /dev/sdc3 sudo blkid /dev/sdc3 gives nothing and partition sdc3 cannot be mounted. Am i rigth that partition created with cryptsetup create ...
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Files are not shown on mounted partition that is booted from LiveCd

I need help. I have installed Arch after Ubuntu and Elementary OS, and after that my grub was messed up, and I was unable to boot again in Elementary OS. So I decided to backup my files from home ...
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Degraded mdadm RAID5 array & ARRAY UUIDs mismatch (Ubuntu 14.04.1)

Every reboot on my server results in a halt due to a degraded RAID5 (software) array. The same drive /dev/sdc appears to be dropping out each time. I ignore and boot with a degraded array any ways. ...
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How does 16.04 mount my newly-mdadm-created RAID? (It's not in /etc/fstab)

I've created a RAID device using mdadm. It's /dev/md0 and I've successfully formatted and mounted it at /media/raid. I created an /etc/fstab entry for /dev/md0, but md0 is gone when I reboot. Upon ...
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eth0 uuid keeps changing. How do I stop it.

I have an openvpn connection. Every time my ubuntu server reboots the uuid for eth0 changes. Is there a way to prevent that or to have the vpn config point to eth0 by name regardless of uuid? Also ...
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how to solve the idm_parse_tocblock() ubuntu

after installing ubuntu 14.04 i got this error how to solve it please help me i am new in ubuntu