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How to fix sudo after “chmod -R 777 /usr/bin”?

I entered chmod -R 777 /usr/bin and now sudo is not working. It says sudo must be setuid root. Some advice online said to run chown root:root /usr/bin/sudo chmod 4755 /usr/bin/sudo. On entering ...
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18.04 not booting into Gnome GUI

For some reason my clean installed 18.04.01 will not boot to home screen. I get a huge list (looking like responses from a terminal) finishing in: [ OK ] Started GNOME Display Manager. I left ...
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Can't Start Ubuntu After Updating Video Card Drivers [closed]

I have an Nvidia GeForce GT 645. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 without issue, but was unable to launch Steam. I tried switching the driver inside the Software & Updates screen, but no matter which ...
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Noveau driver unstable, causes computer freeze

After an update, the Nvidia drivers wrecked my machine, I tried all fixes I could but couldn't get it to work until I purged Nvidia and selected Noveau. However, my computer freezes randomly the ...
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How to boot into recovery mode on Ubuntu on chromebook

When I set up Ubuntu on my HP Chromebook 14 again after breaking it, I forgot that the admin password had to be 4 digits and set it as 1 (the password was just 1) since I don't really need a password ...
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Messed up Virtualbox package..cannot remove nor update

I have installed virtualbox from Software Center, then tried to install extension pack but then realized the package was for the new version 5.1 instead of the old one on Software Center. So I removed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stuck at console mode after graphics driver update

Actually I wanted to correct the well known Ubuntu brightness issue as addressed in this YouTubeVideo In essence, the guy says to change the Nvidia driver from open source to any other proprietary ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with AMD radeon HD 3870 Error

I'm very new to ubuntu. I try to change my desktop for Ubuntu because I'm bored with windows 7 and I'm try to learn about ubuntu. First I'm try Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit. After i choose "Instal ubuntu" ...
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After Ubuntu 12.10 install and restart

I installed the ubuntu in this pc in order to do a dual boot with windows. After installing Ubuntu according to the tutorial it restarts the system, But it doesn't show the GRUB "Boot Selection" menu....
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14.04 couldn't log in

I couldn't log in to my user account. When I tried it the screen returned to the log in screen. I am able to log in using ctrol alt f1 or an new created account, but not my own. Also rm /.Xautority ...
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Cannot log into Xubuntu

I took my wife's computer today to do a fresh install of 18.04 LTS. (Her machine has 16.04.) First thing I did was get her to set a new password (of my choosing) so that I didn't have to keep running ...
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Files (nautilus) issue with two apps

I recently updated to 19.04. When I search for files in the dash, I have the following result: The white one points to the default app: And the orange one to: The problem is the default app ...
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Problems running Ubuntu [closed]

When I try to boot in Ubuntu I get an error, to run it I try the Advanced options and I run it on a previous version. I guess it happened from something I installed and it crashed. How can I solve it?
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There isn't any “recovery mode” line on the GRUB menu using my USB drive with Kubuntu

I'm very, very happy using my new USB drive with Kubuntu 18.04 and persistent storage, but I have this challenge. I've read the documentation linked below but there isn't any "recovery mode" line on ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Boot Loop

(Disclaimer: Newbie to Linux and Ubuntu) Installed Update via Ubuntu Updater Also changed the ubuntu.css file to change the login background Restarted the system Now it boots up shows the fsck "...

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