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Ubuntu 18.04 Boot failure [duplicate]

When I try to boot my PC with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, this shows; boot stalls after the Network Manager. I do not know how to recover my Ubuntu without losing any app.
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Error to reset password for mysql [duplicate]

I tried wih this comand:sudo mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables & But it shows me this error: -Logging to '/var/log/mysql/error.log' -'/var/run/mysqld' for UNIX socket file don't exists. How could I ...
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How to reset the font of dock in Ubuntu 18? Installed nerd font [duplicate]

After I installed the Nerd Font, the font of the dock, right top menu, and the show application become wired. The spaces between the letters is too wide. How can I reset it?
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Ubuntu asking for “sign in” to let me enter in the recovery mode [duplicate]

I recently forgot admin password. All the solutions I found here were based on recovery mode from GRUB. GRUB menu > Advance options for Ubuntu > recovery mode It asks me for username, and then for ...
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How to reset ubuntu using terminal? [duplicate]

I have an ubuntu 16.04 , I want it to reset through command line. How to do it?
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How to do a complete wipe on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

So basically what I'm trying to do is completely wipe the system of Ubuntu software and install Windows 10 installation media. Only thing is I have no clue how to do that. I've tried to go through f12 ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 18.04LTS freezes?

I've installed latest Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS about a week ago. All the soft was installed via system menu or Jetbrains repo. In 2 days appeared freezes - only mouse moves, irresponsive to keyboard, timer ...
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Downloaded Lubuntu onto USB. Every time I log off and then log back in, everything inside is reset

Today is my second day on Linux, so I'm very new. I just downloaded Lubuntu LXQt 0.13.0 onto my USB drive. I boot up Lubuntu and everything is fine (except for 1/3 of the time, where the boot-up ...
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Hard reset an iPhone 4s on iTunes on WINE [closed]

I tried to hard reset an iPhone 4s by holding the home button and power button to make it go in DFU mode and reset it with iTunes on a Windows 7 system, it came to the reset page but nothing happened. ...
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Ubuntu 18 - menu reverts to default upon lockup and subsequent reboot

I've been experiencing this problem since Ubuntu 14. Every once in a while my system will lockup (typically when I'm using some power hungry application). The requires me to reboot the system. When ...
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Reset shell password [closed]

I know my user password. I am the only user on computer. Latest version of Ubuntu.I do not remember the password for shell terminal.My user password does not work. How do I reset shell password?
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Can I reset Ubuntu?

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on a dell inspiron (formerly windows vista, intel pentium). I was connected to wifi for a long time and now my laptop won't even give me an option to connect to wifi. I've ...
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How do I reset Ubuntu 18.04 to factory defaults? [duplicate]

so I have a PC with Ubuntu 18.04 on it and I'm going to be selling it. I'm just asking how I can reset it to factory defaults, like getting rid of everything I installed and everything? Thanks in ...
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Change mouse pointer position at boot or reset center position

I have the most futile question but it drives me crazy. I am on 18.04, Dell XPS 9550. Since the beginning of time, at boot, the mouse pointer was in the middle of the screen, hovering on my username. ...
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How to reset Ubuntu 18.04 to default theme? [duplicate]

I had ubuntu 16.04 earlier with gnome environment and apple look alike theme with the help the help of tweak tool . Now I have upgraded to 18.04 . But I am experiencing problems with the apple theme, ...
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Cannot reset Keyring password

I'm running 16.04. I am getting the pop up screen to enter my password but it keeps saying it's the wrong pass. I've tried using Seahorse to change the password by deleting the current situation and ...
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Problem with connecting to wifi/Ethernet

So... I recently got my computer reset with ubuntu 14.04 16 bit and I am currently trying to set up my networking. I looked in the usual area for wifi and saw that the wifi area was like, deactivated ...
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Banshee media player keeps freezing

Alright, Banshee version 2.6.2 consistently freezers and shuts down after a few songs play. Anyone else encounter this horribly irritating problem? Anything is helpful, I made a stellar playlist and ...
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Remove all 3rd party apps and software

I install many known and unknown software. Now I got a problem. Mysql and apache server can't be open. I install and re-install xampp server but not working anymore. Now I want to uninstall all ...
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How remove or reset mysql password! [duplicate]

I test all the suggested answers but still I canon't reset or remove password or even reinstall the mysql db on Ubuntu 16.04, Is there any ohter idea? #1045 - Access denied for user 'root'@'...
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Reset Ubuntu on a netbook that came with it as its OS

Fairly straightforward, I bought my Netbook with Ubuntu 12.04 on it, I upgraded to 16.04 but it has been a while, there's a bunch of stuff I don't need and the 'autoremove' - 'autoclean' approach ...
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Gnome extension reset

I have a problem with gnome. My computer was discharged and therefore went off. When I restarted it Ubuntu force me to type "fsck /dev/sda6" in order to open my session. After this my wallpaper ...
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unable to delete Steam cloud game data

I have recently attempted to play a game I have not played in a while, but had in-library, Portal Stories:Mel. After re-downloading the game, it wouldn't start. The game would say it was running and ...
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Lenovo Bios Reset on Boot

I recently switched from arch-linux (antergos) to ubuntu, because I had some Issues I could not get hold on. One Issue was that on everyboot the BIOS notified "Configuration changed. Restarting the ...
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Xubuntu 17.10's volume control resets Firefox audio to 100%

When I watch videos in Firefox, I go to sound settings and in Volume Control I turn up the Application volume to max, 153%. However, if I click along the progress bar to skip to a section of video ...
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Definitions resetting

I'm new to Ubuntu or any other Linux operating system and I'd like to know if it is normal that everytime I shutdown my PC all definitions reset(mouse sensitivity, scroll lock activating) and, for ...
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Reset Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have a Asus Zenbook with windows but installed Ubuntu on it. Now while setting up Ubuntu, I have installed some wrong files and I am not able to fix it. So I would like to reset Ubuntu, so it is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 | Reset password asking me to Retype new password twice. Ideally it should be once

I recently tried to implement password policy (at least one digit, upper case, lowercase, a special character) using pam_cracklib module. After that, the system asks me to retype password twice ...
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System Reset - Ubuntu Gnome

I have all sorts of issues with my current setup. It's all down to me I know! Calendar keeps requesting password and email settings, for one. Another is I can't even use Ctrl+Alt+D to get to the ...
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Remove all data while keeping the Ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu Latitude E6410 and for the past month and a half I have had other peoples data and online accounts on it. I don't want to remove something if it could cause any damage to the ...
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Recovery of deleted data in resetting Ubuntu?

I have reset my Ubuntu 17.04 recently by using application Resetter http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/03/reset-ubuntu-desktop-default-settings but I don't know it leads to delete all files and stuff ...
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How to reset root password when you can't from the root menu [duplicate]

I have tried to reset my password by restarting and going to the root (drop to rook shell prompt) but according to all the sources I have seen it should then say root@ubuntu:~# but when I get to that ...
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How to factory reset from guest login Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I bought a Dell laptop from someone I don't know. It came with Ubuntu 12.04. I can't login to his Admin account, only the Guest login. I don't know anything about coding. How do I factory reset this? ...
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How to set display resolution permanent in Ubuntu 16.04

Unknown Display in Ubuntu 16.04. Set Resolution using xrandr command but after restart display resolution in reset. sudo cvt 1368 768 60 after this output will here #1368x768 59.88 ...
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Package is installed and is not detected. (gradle)

I installed gradle by typical way: sudo apt install gradle Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done gradle is already the newest version (3.5-...
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Windows 10 Factory Reset: risk for Grub and dual boot partitions? [duplicate]

I just have a quick question. If I choose to factory reset my pc. (Lenovo Thinkpad Windows 10). Will Grub2 also be deleted, along with my Linux dual boot?
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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 - Reset Keyboard Shortcuts

I was wondering if there is there a way to reset ALL Keyboard Shortcuts under System > Preferences > Hardware > Keyboard Shortcuts in Ubuntu Mate 16.04? I've tried the following without success: ...
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Windows factory reset with a linux partition

I installed Ubuntu algongside with Windows 10 in a partition, so i can use both in my laptop. My question is, if i use the windows factory reset on my windows partition, will that erase my linux ...
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Ubuntu Crash after changing folder permissions - will not boot HOW TO RESET SETTINGS

I recently changed folder permissions for my /usr/share folder in an attempt to delete a program that I was not owner of. After I did this, things started acting a little screwy. I restarted the ...
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Unable to reset MySQL root password, tried everthing

Well, let's first clarify that I have read all questions from Ask Ubuntu about this issue and I have followed all steps from the official docs: help.ubuntu.com dev.mysql.com I'm using Ubuntu 16.04....
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16.10 keeps resetting settings for wallpaper, keyboard shortcuts

Since upgrading to 16.10 from 16.04, I'm seeing that a number of ubuntu preferences keep getting reset at regular intervals. For instance, I'm using variety to shuffle my desktop wallpaper, but every ...
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How do I remove libre office configurations

So I was messing around in the Libre Office settings and enabled Open GL (Hoping for GL acceleration) . Once I restarted Libre office, It would load, but a window would appear briefly and close. I ...
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How do i factory reset my pc back to Factory settings on ubuntu 16.04 .1 LTS [closed]

I tried dual boot with Ubuntu and it deleted my window and i'm stuck with Ubuntu, i prefer windows over this and would like to factory reset my pc. If anyone know how and could help me please do!
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Is there a command to factory reset Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a black screen on my PC, and I've somehow got in the terminal the terminal is all black and I can only do commands. Is there a command to factory reset your PC through the terminal?
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Factory Reset Ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to reset Ubuntu. I have searched it on Google many times and I am new to Ubuntu so I am wondering how to reset it without too much complication. I have only Ubuntu on my PC i don't have windows ...
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I have a problem with Kdenlive reset settings [duplicate]

I have played on some settings and now it´s not working anymore. So I uninstalled it with sudo apt-get purge kdenlive kdenlive-data to make sure nothing is left from it. Next I reinstalled it and it's ...
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I can only boot in recovery mode and can't get into my desktop. Is there a way to reset to original installation?

I've been using Ubuntu 16.04 for about a month, and I broke it. I'm not sure what I did, and want to reset it to the original installation. I currently dual boot with Windows, and that works, but can ...
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I was trying to reset the password > [duplicate]

I was trying to reset the password and I held down the shift key when booting didn't where I wanted to go instead it said error attempting to read or write outside disc 'hd0' entering rescue mode.... ...
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Resetting Ubuntu [duplicate]

How to factory data reset my Ubuntu ?I really love Ubuntu(Linux) but i think there should be a software to backup all my system settings just like windows. Thank you
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How to factory reset ubuntu mate 16.10? [duplicate]

So i want to sell my computer. However i need to factory reset it. How can i do this on startup? I want something such as a key that i press on startup and a menu appears with the option to factory ...