Questions tagged [unreadable]

This can describe a file or any output that is not readable by the user or a program.

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USB drive with corrupted FAT32 system

I have a 128GB USB drive (Sandisk) which appears totally unreadable in Win-10. When queried, the drive will lock Windows File-Explorer up, and sit there until the USB is removed. Tried this so far on ...
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input/output error, hard drive folder empty yet copyable after torrenting a file

I possibly have a similar issue to Hierakonpolis or Jake Steele or many other person experiencing input output errors. Unlike others I don't mind losing the content and would rather save the disk. ...
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How to protect vps data from datacenter administrator

The data center admin has access to the HDD file. (VDI file or etc) How to access VPS data only by having root password and operating system(linux)?
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Some folders are unreadable

I use Ubuntu 18,After a power cut, some folders have disappeared, I tried to recover them but couldn't, then after few days, they are back but I can't access them. If I open the folder it asks for ...
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Can't Read System Fonts After Upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10

See the screenshot for an example of how all of my system fonts work. Fortunately, I can still read web pages and what I'm typing here. Screenshot of desktop and open windows:
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I made a folder unreadable after chmod. I can't undo it from terminal?

On Ubuntu 16.04, I created a folder and moved some executable files in it. Later, when trying to execute those files from terminal, i got a permission denied error. So I checked folder permissions, ...
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Slow Read or Slow Write affects all drives

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 with RocketRaid 2720SGL HBA board that I have updated the firmware to take the RAID handler out and just use the ports. There are two ports on the board that will allow a ...
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Browser tab and bookmark bar font is too small

Chrome and Opera browsers side by side I've had this issue for months now and it has been driving me mental. Ever few weeks after installing an update the font sizes in my browsers (both chrome and ...
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USB Drive cannot be read in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a 64 GB 3.0 ADATA USB Flash Drive. Everything was fine until few days ago I had problems writing and reading files from it, it was extremely slow or refused to write files on it... so I decided ...
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Problem installing MySQL

I am trying to install the compiled mysql by others, in the process, I only need to offer the parameter(such as port ,datadir),but after I enter the third parameter ,the system become unreadable. What ...
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Error 0x80070570: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable

The problem is: When I edit a file on ubuntu 16.04 LTS, it gets corrupted on windows! What is the problem and how can I fix it? Thanks in advance...
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Unreadable devices

I have two flash drives that I have erased using Startup Disk Creator in Ubuntu, to make them as bootable devices. Unfortunately they have been cracked and I can not use them at all. My laptop can't ...
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How can I read a HPFS/NTFS (Bootable) partition on Ubuntu (15.10)?

I would like to read the contents of an old hard drive that is formatted as a HPFS/NTFS (Bootable) partition; I'm not sure if the bootable part makes a difference. I have tried to mount the drive but ...
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Linux full disk encryption password prompt completely unreadable

After a few updates ago , my computer as it boots up and asks for the hard disk encryption passphrase the menu is completely unreadable. This doesn't bother me too much, but I am curious if there is a ...
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Incorrect/unreadable cyrillic file names in archives, maked from ubuntu server 14.04.2

When i make a file "тест.txt" compressed with gz, file name is unreadable for windows PC (7zip, HaoZip, etc), but for linux is OK. When compress is bz2 file names are OK. When compress is zip - then ...
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Unreadable font on Gmail since recent updates in Chromium

Since recent updates in the past two or three days, many of my incoming emails have become unreadable in Gmail. Specifically: This happens only in Chromium (in Gmail). If I open the affected emails ...
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Burnt CD keeps coming up unreadable at install

I have burnt a CD for Ubuntu 12.04.4 in my ASUS laptop and have gotten an error that a file is not-readable. I burnt an alternate CD and then a DVD to see if this was an individual media error. It was ...
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SD Card is not being read by Ubuntu 12.04

When I place an SD card into my laptop (Ubuntu 12.04) it does not read it, so I went to the terminal and put in sudo fdisk -l and blkid (don't know what it means, just saw it on another answer). ...
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Screen shows only horizontal stripes after login

After upgrading to 13.04 only horizontal stripes are displayed after logging in. It needs several restarts to get a proper display on the screen.
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SD Card vanished after placement of .nomedia file

This is not really a Ubuntu problem but since I moved from Windows to Ubuntu I naturally would like to use Ubuntu to solve this problem. I bought a 32gb sandisk micro sd card for my galaxy note 2. ...
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Can not access windows 8 drive from Ubuntu

I am dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu ...i finally got them both working my problem is i can not see my windows drive from ubuntu ....i can see it listed with i open up nautilus ...but when i click ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit won't play DVDs

I have a Lenovo T400 with an Intel Cenrino 2 vPro prcessor and I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. For the most part, everything is running great, but I have one problem. For some reason I can not play ...
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Update to Percise seems to have broke everything display wise, my screen is now a mirrored garbled mess that is entirely unreadable. Help?

Update to Percise seems to have broke everything display wise, my screen is now a mirrored garbled mess that is entirely unreadable. Any ideas on how to get it working again? For obvious reasons I ...
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krunner unreadable black text on black background. File a bug? Where?

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 beta2 (up to date). Already tried to create a user from the scratch but the problem can still be replicated. I'll make it simple: with any of the available themes (air, air 4 ...
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All files locked

All of my files and folders have become locked! I cant run anything from terminal requiring files because it says permission denied and I have to open all files from root if I want to do anything with ...
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Problem with External Hard Disk

I'm experiecning a problem with my External Hard Disk. When I plug my HDD in ubuntu it works. When I plug it in Windows, it also works. But when I transfer files from Ubuntu to HDD and then trying ...
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Brasero is not writing discs

When I use Brasero to write disks, it seems the recording occurs flawless, but, the disk is unreadable. Xfburn is working well, but Brasero not. I would like to use Brasero, but it makes me waste ...