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Press Ctrl + Alt + F2 to open tty. Here, run sudo apt-get install --reinstall unity ubuntu-desktop. After that finishes, run sudo dpkg --configure -a before rebooting.
When a computer is shut off or loses power unexpectedly, it has no chance to finish writing data on its drives, that was only about to be written there. This can leave files and file systems in an inconsistent state. File System Integrity Modern file systems like ext4 (the default in Ubuntu), NTFS (default in Windows), and HPFS+ (default in OS X) can ...
Try less /var/log/syslog Press shift-f to go to the end of file and monitor changes like tail -f /var/log/syslog You should see your log file. There must be some garbage on them or maybe size issues that are preventing the Syslog app to view them. So, rename it and try to open the Syslog app again. You should be able to see your new log file.
Any files you move on your drives using the live cd will be moved on these drives. In other words, these files are "moved in windows as well" to use your words. There are a few things that you want to go about carefully, though: Copy rather than cut your files. If something is wrong with the harddrive you might lose files while cutting. Make sure you ...
The answer says: /etc/rc.local and not /etc/init.d/rc.local Use Ctrl+Alt+F1 for a terminal. Log in and open /etc/init.d/rc.local: sudo nano /etc/init.d/rc.local Remove this: # Resource file load xrdb ~/.Xresources #End And besides, the line xrdb ~/.Xresources do no not make sense. After that sudo service rc.local restart sudo service lightdm restart ...
I'm observing the same issue, on 15.04, so as this person here The problem is that when minimizing the last window, the animation just hangs and unity freezes. The mouse is still active but whatever I click nothing happens. The only way to get out of it is to press Alt+Tab, select the descktop and this unlocks unity. This problem is not linked with the ...
Do this: Reboot into the GRUB menu. Select the Advanced options for Ubuntu choice. Select a Recovery Mode kernel (doesn't matter which). On the next window that pops up, select root. Run umount /dev/sda1. Run fsck -f /dev/sda1. When that finishes, reboot.
TL;DR : The problem was due to the file var/log/syslog being very large in size with kernel especially ufw dumping a lot of UFW_AUDIT logs regularly. To solve the problem we need to set the LOGLEVEL of ufw as low in the ufw configuration file /etc/ufw/ufw.conf: sudo sed -i '/^LOGLEVEL/s/=.*/=low/' /etc/ufw/ufw.conf From man ufw: Loglevels above medium ...
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