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Sounds like you've got a bunch of background services running... smbd and nmbd smbd and nmbd are daemon of Samba Process. Do you really need to export smb share on windows or other machine. If not! why are these processes running? You can safely kill these processes and disable them from starting automatically when machine boots the next time. Telnet ...


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In my experience, Ubuntu, despite being fairly power-efficient, can consume RAM quite quickly, and once it starts using swap, I've found that it bogs down immensely. I'd check your RAM usage using the system monitor (run it from the Unity dash or with gnome-system-monitor in the terminal). If RAM looks like an issue, you can try trimming down background ...


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What worked for me was going to control panel, then power options. Then you see plans shown on battery meter and show/hide additional plans. for all the plans change the settings to whichever brightness you always want it to be. Please reply if you have any questions.


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I experienced similar problem after updating ubuntu 15.04. Screen went dark after the ubuntu logo appears but was able to use TTY. I uninstalled the ubuntu desktop environment and installed genome and it started working. The codes i used are sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop unity && sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get install gnome I didn't ...


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You have a hardware problem and your disk is in imminent danger of failing. (The FAILING_NOW error) Back-up your system and data (You've just been promoted to User type 4) Return your disk for a new one. (As this is happening after 69 days, it should still be under warranty) Whether you replace the HDD yourself or send it in for replacement is up to ...


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If all else fails try photorec the 'testdisk' package. (available in the universe software repositories). you can see if you already have it with the command which photorec which will return the installation path if it's installed. If not, insure that the universe repository is active by checking the box in software and updates. What you will need: 1) ...



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