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comment How to reset ubuntu to default display settings after failed nVidia driver install attempt?
This can also be done from a root shell in case we really can't boot at all.
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comment How to delete the Swap partition?
See this Q&A to learn why you should not just remove /swap‌​. But we can have it smaller if we are in fear of running short of hard disk space.
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comment How do I make a program auto-start every time I log in?
@YumYumYum thank you for the notice - updated answer :)
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comment Unable to create and delete an user account in the PC
We should not create a new account with useradd. Use adduser instead
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comment Help with corrupted NTFS partition
Maybe the SMART values of that drive give you an idea? You could also try to run testdisk on the image for data recovery in case you need them.
May
23
comment Unable to view/connect usb devices to a virtualbox guest from ubuntu host
See askubuntu.com/questions/25596/how-to-set-up-usb-for-virtualbox - if all is set up correctly you should see USB devices such as USB keys, printers or the like. Test with these first and report if they failed.
May
23
comment My internal hard disk has 615 bad sectors and it has no Os installed in it. what should i do to remove these bad sectors and install ubuntu on it?
See askubuntu.com/questions/128501/… in case you want to take that risk (which I do not recommend).
May
22
comment How to convert a sound file to Opus
@shevy: it comes with the opus-tools.
May
22
comment How to find my administrator details when I can't even see an administrator account
Actually in your specific case, and if you do not have any specific reasons for sticking to an old unsupported release (13.10), I'd recommend an upgrade to a newer release (e.g. 14.04) which will be more of a re-install rather than a distribution upgrade anyway. Take care to not overwrite your HOME directory (do not format the partition it is on). Create another additional emergency admin user account on installing, then re-create your old user account which should automatically point to your old HOME in case you gave it the identical name (if not you could change this later too).
May
22
comment using /home/user/music on two different Ubuntu installs on the same machine
You may want to have a look at ACL: askubuntu.com/questions/52584/shared-folders-for-all-users or askubuntu.com/questions/14765/…
May
22
comment Is there any dsp solution for ubuntu
Would an LADSPA filter (e.g. of the Steve Harris' set) suit your needs? See askubuntu.com/questions/194281/… and askubuntu.com/questions/43950/… for how to use them.
May
20
comment VM Resolution can't go over 640x480, even after guest additions were installed
To see if the video-driver was correctly installed with the guest additions open a terminal in the guest to issue lsmod | grep vbox. It should say vboxvideo. If not you may have to re-install them.
May
20
comment Sound Problem: Output sound get fixed with Headphones only
Here is some more you could try, and you may also want to read this post by David Henningsson.
May
20
comment Stream music from ubuntu to XBMC
There really are many options for this - one being Rygel that you apparently already have running. The perhaps easiest way for me was running pulseaudio-dlna, a rather nice DLNA server which sets up any renderer as a sound output device. It works great with Kodi as a renderer.
May
20
comment problem on display resolution while using VirtualBox to run Ubuntu 14.04
You need to install the Guest Additions in the virtual guest OS.
May
16
comment How can I install Kubuntu on a Virtualbox with a dynamic hard drive?
Your issues likely came from something else but not from using Microsoft VHD instead of Virtual Box VDI format.
May
16
comment How can I install Kubuntu on a Virtualbox with a dynamic hard drive?
Your answer may cause confusion, as there you clearly show all steps needed to install Ubuntu in Virtual Box which makes it an exact duplicate to the question I linked. Using another virtual hard disk format is possible but not recommended. VHD is a Microsoft format which is supported but it definitely does not work better than the Virtual Box VDI format.
May
16
comment How can I install Kubuntu on a Virtualbox with a dynamic hard drive?
possible duplicate of How to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox?
May
15
comment Recover a VirtualBox virtual machine
Testdisk can revover single files or directories including permissions from deleted partitions as long as they had not been overwritten. Stop using your drive until recovery was done. See askubuntu.com/questions/286181/….
May
15
comment Neuroimaging Use: How big for partitions (root, home, swap) and some other Qs
These are 3 very different questions in one. We can not answer these in one single answer. Let me suggest to split your question asking each issue in a separate question. Some of your questions may already be answered however. See e.g. askubuntu.com/questions/221835/… askubuntu.com/questions/138547/… or askubuntu.com/questions/988/…