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Laptop restarts with out booting after the installation of ubuntu 20.04

I have tried to install Ubuntu 20.04 and 22.10 on my laptop. But every time I starting the computer it shows a message "SVG disabled by bios, resetyu" how can rectify this
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ASUS X553MA - locked screen no password - how can I reset to factory default settings?

My husband (a huge linix/Ubuntu fan) passed away recently leaving me with the task of assessing the state of all of his laptops and other electronics. Is there a way that I can do a factory reset in ...
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How can I do a factory reset on Ubuntu?

I want to factory reset my computer. Can I do it with the command line or do I need to boot a pen drive with Ubuntu? If I can do it with a bootable pen drive, what program can I use to create the ...
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Reset computer to first login to sell it?

I've got a Dell Laptop Developer Edition that I want to sell. It just got refurbished and I reinstalled Ubuntu and got everything updated and, more importantly, got the fingerprint reader working and ...
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My ubuntu system suddenly got somehow reset

One day when I boot up on ubuntu after entering the password (I only have one user) suddenly the display went off for a sec and then everything was like reset to a fresh install! All new sudo commands ...
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Laptop says “reset system” after trying to dualboot

I have set up a dual-boot system of windows 11 and ubuntu 21.10 on my laptop. After installation it said that it succeeded. When rebooting it says "reset system" and keeps repeating that ...
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How to uninstall all software and files in Ubuntu server?

I have a Ubuntu Server. And over the course of time, I have installed countless apps like Apache, Minecraft server etc. but Now I need to uninstall all software and files in Ubuntu server except the ...
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Power mode gets constantly reset to "Balanced Power"

On Ubuntu 21.10, after selecting the "Power Saver" power mode, the setting is eventually reset back to "Balanced Power" after approximately 15 minutes: Using powerprofilesctl set ...
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HP probook 455 g3 goes into reset system loop after installing 20.04.3

I am trying to install 20.04.3 on my HP Probook 455 G3. The install will complete, but it goes into a reset system loop when it goes to boot Ubuntu. Any suggestions welcome.
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Infinite boot loop on Ubuntu 20.04

I have just installed the new stable Ubuntu 20.04 an Acer Aspire R14 late 2018, but I got stuck in an infinite boot loop where it always resets again and again. I can access through USB flash drive ...
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How to soft reset Ubuntu? [closed]

I recently downloaded Ubuntu, and I was new to it. Now that I have more knowledge I would like to reset it and make it my own.
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I cannot reset my account psw [duplicate]

I have a problem I cannot solve. When I first got Ubuntu on my pc, it came with a password I didn’t set and that prevents me from doing basically anything. I tried changing it with all the methods I ...
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Resetting but keeping last day's files

im having a problem with my ubuntu. I made a disaster today and i'd like to reset it, but without clearing it at all, just resetting by 1/2 days. How can i do that? Thanks for your time
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Resetter Can't Find Manifest

So I want to reset my Ubuntu 20.04 installation without reinstalling it, so I am going to use Resetter. However, Resetter can't find the manifest file for the system. I don't have good experience ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 Lost all files with usermod when added user 1001 to group 1002 accidentally

I was adding a new user {rasa} to my Ubuntu studio 20.10. I was adding rasa uid:1002 gid:1002 groups=rasa (1002) To the audio group for privileges to change cpu to performance and set jack settings. ...
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I installed Ubuntu on an USB flash drive but it resets after every reboot [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu on an USB flash drive to get some experience with it and also have a portable OS with my personal files. I used this Tutorial but when I reboot the system it resets back to ...
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I changed my user password, but now i can't login. What can i do? [duplicate]

a few minutes ago I changed my Ubuntu user password. Then I turned off the computer and turned it on. After I entered the new password, the system would tell me that the password was wrong. I tried to ...
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USB Keybord does not work

I am running Ubuntu 20.4.keyboard is not responding. How do I reset the USB Ports. the ports located t the back of the computer re not working. keyboard. Please help.There re so many solutions which ...
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Everytime I reboot my system all of my taskbar favourites are reset to defult

It only seems to effect my taskbar, but its annoying. I shove things there that I want to get quick access too. Though, Firefox keeps auto-launching just like after when I first installed the OS. I'm ...
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root password works for "su", but not for sudo

I forgot my root password and later reset it by modifying the grub boot loader script: "ro" to "rw init=/bin/bash". After that, "Ctrl+X" brought me to a root environment ...
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Problem in storage space after executing "dconf reset -f /"

I executed the command: dconf reset -f / to reset the dash to dock and other extension changes, then when i rebooted my system. Everything installed from the beginning, starting from user name ...
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I don't know the authentication password to download stuff [duplicate]

I got this computer from some one online and I don't know any of the passwords I manly need to just reset the authentication password is there a way to reset it without the authentication password
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How to reset Ubuntu 20.04 Login Screen to defalt like this picture

I want to change Login Screen like this picture
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ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer | linux |ssh is working

When I am doing ssh user@ipaddress it't working fine but I am using this command ssh -t -p2222 user@myserverip remoteuser@remoteip. That time it is showing error ssh_exchange_identification: read: ...
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Ubuntu Mate 20.04 exception Emask SAct SErr action 0x6 frozen

I have a Kingston Predator PCIe 240 GB SSD (AHCI device.) I dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 7 64-bit. If I boot Ubuntu from poweroff, everything is fine. But if I boot after restarting from Windows, ...
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Edge Scrolling resets and disables itself

Every time I open the settings window or naviate in the settings window the edge scrolling resets and I have to go in and click it again. I'm trying to make sure that edge scrolling stays on. ...
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How can I reset to Ubuntu Studio default desktop and settings?

After some issues and an upgrade I have a very different appearance in my Ubuntu Studio. I just want to reset to the defaults just like if the installation is brand new.
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How do i factory reset my laptop?

I received a laptop that runs Ubuntu from a friend who passed away. I dont have any login for them and am not able to change any settings. Pmeaae help me factory reset
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Lost Ubuntu 18.04 packages due to libwayland

In order to fix some driver nvidia gpu issue with steam, I tried installing libwayland as suggested in a forum, sudo apt-get install libwayland-client0:i386. Now I was running a 64 bit Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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"clear" command error: terminals database is inaccessible (Ubuntu 18.04)

After updating an Ubuntu 18.04 system using apt update and apt upgrade, running the command clear after connecting to the system via SSH results in the error terminals database is inaccessible How ...
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How to reset password of Ubuntu app 16.04 on Windows 10

I have installed Ubuntu app 16.04 from the Microsoft store. Now I have forgotten the password of the ubuntu user. How to reset it? Thanks you so much!
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problems resetting mysql root password

I have issues resetting the root password for my mysql server on Ubuntu 19.10: I followed the instructions on https://websiteforstudents.com/resetting-mysql-root-password-on-ubuntu-16-04-17-10-and-18-...
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How to change screen resolution in the linux zoom tool [duplicate]

I have an Asus laptop running Linux, and I let one of my younger siblings go on it. He went into the settings and turned on the zoom tool, but increased the screen brightness so it's completely white. ...
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How to factory reset Ubuntu Core 18

I am looking to use Ubuntu Core 18 as the OS for a Raspberry Pi IoT device. Looking to have a factory reset function in case the thing does screwy. What would be the best way to accomplish this? Is ...
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mouse keys not working

Version 18.04.3 right mouse key stopped working, I attempted to try and make the right key the primary key settings, devices. Now neither key works, if I left click on an icon in the favorites column ...
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I accidentally deleted root using sudo rm * [duplicate]

I accidentally used sudo rm * while I was in the root directory. Now, I am not able to open terminal and my computer does not shut down, only a single _ is flicking on the black screen. How can I ...
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Factory reset windows OS on dual booted system [duplicate]

I have ubuntu installed along side Windows 10. I want to factory reset my windows OS. Will it affect my Ubuntu OS in anyway ? What should I take care of before resetting ?
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How can I wipe all files and software not part of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a dev machine that I use npm and node on. I have been having trouble with permissions issues and repeatedly tried uninstalling and working with nvm and other stuff. I'm not really looking for ...
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Reset BIOS from Ubuntu

I am on a Thomson NEO14 2 32SB I need to reset the BIOS in order to enable GOP Driver. I have a black screen on startup until Ubuntu boots. The thing is, I don't have a CMOS battery and neither a ...
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How to factory reset Xubuntu

how can I factory reset my Xubuntu, deleting all files. Because my laptop becomes laggy because I added lubuntu. thanks
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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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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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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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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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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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