Ubuntu :: Trying To Restore Pam.d ?

Apr 4, 2010

I've been doing a bit of customization on my ubuntu install and have added "auth required pam_fprint.so" to my pam.d file in order to allow fingerprint recognition upon boot. After rebooting, I discovered that my fingerprint reader no longer functions (I get the message "Module is Unknown"). I was wondering how I could remove those lines from the common-auth file. I have tried booting a live CD and typing "gksudo gedit mnt/etc/pam.d/common-auth", but when I try to save, I get the error "Could not find the file /home/ubuntu/mnt/etc/pam.d/common-auth."

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Ubuntu :: Restore Point System Restore To As It Was Newly Installed?

May 7, 2011

are there any sweeper / cleaner apps which can take back my installation as to when it was new. I know home directory could have config files etc..but that doesnt matter, i want all packages and applications reset to how it was when i had a clean install. I am using Natty

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Ubuntu :: Iptables-restore Server Does Not Restore At Boot?

Jan 27, 2010

what could this bei saved my correct iptables file @ Code: /etc/iptables.up.ruleswhere webmin is looking for it.webmin config is to automaticly boot this file and addes a line at.

Code:
/etc/network/interfaces
file

[code]...

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Ubuntu :: Restore "Show Desktop" Button / Restore It To Default?

Jan 5, 2011

i was follow a tutorial how to change show desktop to minimize all windows

can any body help me how to restore it to default ?

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Ubuntu :: How To Restore The Top Bar

Oct 27, 2010

my mail link that comes with ubuntu in the top bar is gone...how do i restore it so i have all the same functions that i had before?

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General :: How To Restore Ubuntu Os

May 31, 2011

My Hdd got some bad sectors and I had to reboot my PC. Now I am not able to log in. The OS is booting and then I get a message on the login screen "GNome settings are not configured ..." So the thing I am not even able to log into the system because of gnome failure and not getting shell access to the system. In this case how to recover my PC. Ubuntu is the only OS on my PC.

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Ubuntu :: How To Restore All Panels - 9.04

Feb 15, 2010

I deleted all my panels and have been using AWN. Well, Ive decided that I want my panels back. I can get the panels to run through terminal but if i restart, they disappear again. How do I permanently restore my panels? I know that I had to turn off the values for Gnome-panel when deleting the last panel, and I just dont know where I went to do it because I was following instructions from another thread.

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Ubuntu :: 10.04 (No GUI) Downgrade / Restore To 9.10?

May 1, 2010

Aafter installing 10.04 loads of problems have arised accumulating to no GUI. I doubt this is possible unlike windows. I haven't made any backups but could i restore it to 9.10 or copy my home dir to an external drive in text only (cant use live cd, its encrypted) and reinstall?

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Ubuntu :: Using To Restore Files?

May 30, 2010

My friend's computer is giving him the blue screen of death (have to LOVE Vista), so I decided to help him. I am pretty sure that it's from a virus that corrupted Vista, but I could be wrong, it could be the hard drive that went corrupt. Being that it's a laptop, I am hoping it's just the OS.

Now, I have Ubuntu on a disc, and it runs very smoothly. (Didn't install it, just chose run on the disc.) However, I couldn't see the files on the computer. I was wondering if there is a way to get those files without installing Ubuntu, because I am planning on upgrading the computer to Windows 7, but using the Ubuntu disc was the only way I could actually get to the desktop.

So, I guess my question is: is there any way to get the files from the computer on the C drive without having to install Ubuntu

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Ubuntu :: How To Do Remastersys Restore

Jun 26, 2010

I have remastersys backup on DVD but I have no idea how to restore. There is install option when I boot from DVD but it doesn't install anything to hard drive. It looks as if my system was loaded to memory or was run as LiveCD. In Nautilus I can see my original root and home partitions (I mean these on hard drive) as separate drives, not partitions.On remastersys website I didn't find any information.

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Ubuntu :: How To Restore Top Panel - 10.10

Dec 24, 2010

I hid the top panel from the right click menu the top panel gave me by default and now i cannot find how to restore it to default and get the top panel back.

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Ubuntu :: How To Restore Grub In 11.04

May 18, 2011

I installed win7 after installing ubuntu, and now grub is gone. I looked around for tutorials, but none of them have worked so far.

So, how do you restore grub in 11.04?

PS
I've heard about grub 2? I'm not sure what the differences are.

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Ubuntu :: External HD Restore?

Jul 7, 2011

here's the situation: My WD external drive got the tables corrupted from being improperly ejected, I plugged it in and after mounting, The entire folder hierarchy was there, but none of the folders showed any data in them, it seemed that they were empty, but disk still registered being 40%full of data)After digging around on google/forums I discovered that what might be wrong was a damaged superblock.I unmounted the external HD and ran gparted to "fix" the problem. It deleted the file names and now after mounting the drive in Nautilus it seems like they have been deleted for real...I'm normally very careful about my data but now I'm afraid that i've lost everything! i'm still hopeful however because running fsck on /dev/sdb1 it still prompts me to delete "orphaned long entries" which i haven't done yet.

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Ubuntu :: How To Restore Gnome In 10.04

Apr 16, 2011

I pulled a bone headed maneuver when I thought I would try KDE. I used Synaptic and thought that I had done all correctly but on reboot all I got was a BG screen and a terminal wanting me to log in. I did but remained in the terminal... lost! I had passed on my 32 bit copy of Lucid so I installed the 64 bit copy on a new partition, so as to recover all my data. The problem is that the Flash Player does not work and I'm not inclined to fight it into living. I am downloading the 32 bit copy, right now but I need to know if it is possible to repair my old 32 bit install and save many hours of agony?

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Ubuntu :: Restore To Default Settings?

Jan 27, 2010

I messed with Ubuntu WAYYY too much. How do I restore the OS back to it's original settings?

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Ubuntu :: Can't Dump / Restore A File

Feb 18, 2010

I got a backup file which first 1000 bytes are as follows:

Code:

00000000 54 41 50 45 00 00 03 00 8c 00 0e 01 00 00 00 00 |TAPE............|
00000010 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 |................|
*
00000030 02 00 87 05 51 64 50 48 01 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 |....QdPH........|

[code]....

I tried to restore it:

Code:

$ restore -r -f zzz_labxxxx
Checksum error 32615101403, inode 0 file (null)
restore: Tape is not a dump tape

What application could I use or even try? The man who made the backup can't be reached anymore and we had been left with the backup.

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Ubuntu :: Want To Restore Default Panel

Apr 10, 2010

I just delete the top panel and I want to restore the default panel. I already add a new panel on top of it but all the previous applications when I first install Linux was all gone. I want the original panel back. Is there possible to restore the default panel?

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Ubuntu :: Restore Login Screen UI

Apr 14, 2010

i just installed Ubuntu 9.10 today and got the regular login screen like this:

[URL]

But I was tinkering around while I was there and hit the accessibility button, chose one of the options that had something to do with contrast then the UI changed colors and became Blue and white-ish. I unchecked the contrast option again but the UI didn't change back to its original colors like the image above. Rebooting didn't work either.

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Ubuntu :: Restore Kubuntu 10.04 KDE Panel?

May 2, 2010

I deleted my "task bar" panel that is at the bottom of the screen and I can't figure out how to restore it in this version. I've searched the forums and the answers for previous versions of Kubuntu don't seem to work for me. Is there anyone who has solved this problem after downloading version 10.04.

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Ubuntu :: Restore My Old /home Folder From 9.10 ?

May 23, 2010

I installed ubuntu 10.04 LTS few weeks ago, I formated old system file to ext4 but I didnt format my old /home (in ext3 format). So after, the installation I went to Home folder.. the ubuntu created defaults folders (Pictures, Documents, etc) But there isnt my old files!, all my pictures or settings gone!..

Now, I thougth all my old data gone forever. But watching my /home partition in gparted, I see have the same Used space like before. Means the files are there but cant see them, even with Ctrl + H.

And my account name is the same like old Distro's.

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Ubuntu :: Restore The Buttons On The Top Panel?

May 27, 2010

I deleted (by accident) the top panel in my Ubuntu 10.04 install. I got it back but I can't get the power button or the chat/user-name button back.

How would you get these things back on the panel?

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Ubuntu :: Restore After Ending Processes?

May 27, 2010

I started simply to end some processes to see if this would help. Ending dbus-deamon and pushing the shutdown button seems to shutdown the computer and temporarily solve the problem. I see that there are better solutions, so I hope it wont occur again.The problem is, I also ended a lot of other processes, like the clock, trashcan, workpane buttons, the sound button, the WiFi button and the show desktop button (and maybe some more I don't know of. I thought these buttons would automatically reappear after a reboot, but this is not the case. I could add some buttons manually, but I still haven't found the sound button and the WiFi button. Also, when I minimalize a window, it doesn't show anywhere on any panel.Luckily I can use alt-tab

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Ubuntu :: Can't Restore Netbook To Factory

Jun 4, 2010

A friend gave me his netbook because he left for the military and it has Ubuntu on it. I know nothing about it and really need it to have the 7 home that came with it. I have searched forums and tried to figure this out on my own but I keep getting nowhere.

There is no CD drive on the netbook so I have been trying to install 7 with a flash drive. The netbook did not have a disk but I did get a serial number for 7 and I have an ISO of 7. I put it on my flash drive and tried to boot it, but when I click on unetboot menu "default" it just starts the 10 second timer over and doesnt load.

I used a live usb of ubuntu to go to gparted to delete the partitions so I could load up the usb with 7 on it, but again it does not work. It gives me a grub error if I try to boot up. I know there I deleted the partitions, but maybe something is still there?

In short: I need ubuntu off and windows 7 back on using only a flash drive, a serial for 7 and an ISO image.

I dont know if this matters but its a Toshiba Satellite T-115D.

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Ubuntu :: What Directories Can Safely Restore?

Jun 25, 2010

Just in case I have some kind of error (again) I am wondering what directories I could restore without causing a boot error or force me to play with configure files using a live disk on the next reboot.List of directories I could restore that I know won't cause a boot error.

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Ubuntu :: How To Take Backup And Restore In GnuCash

Jun 27, 2010

How to take Backup & how to do restore in GnuCash. I need to take backup of my all accounts & all transactions

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Ubuntu :: Restore A File After A >file1?

Jun 30, 2010

a collegue has done this for a shell script > test1.sh .lolnow i must rewrite the script.do you have any idea to find my script?

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Ubuntu :: How To Restore Network Manager

Jul 5, 2010

my network manager disappeared earlier on today after i clicked on hibernate which would not restore so i turned everything off and restarted and NO network manager went systems/preferences/network connections and no good no internet had to do a clean install after 4 attempts my question is:

if it ever happened again how can one restore network manager and the all-important internet connection

i did lshw and got

Code:

*-network DISABLED
AND NOW after new install it gives me

Code:

*-network
description: Ethernet interface
product: RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+
vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

[code]....

how could i have reenabled THE NETWORK from the command-line anyone knows the code?

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Ubuntu :: Restore Menu.lst From Its Backup?

Jul 24, 2010

Im running ubuntu 10.04 and I recently had a little adventure whilst trying to disable KMS and deleted all the stuff out of the # kopt line and added the nomodeset thing.Now I crash to easybox everytime I try to boot, how do I restore the backup of said file that I noticed beside it in the folder. Also I saved one to my desktop.

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Ubuntu :: How To Restore Poor Partitions

Jul 30, 2010

my hard drive has 6 partitions, c for windows xp, d for windows 7, e for ubuntu10.04 f is a empty partition which is the origin of my disaster, so, please be patient to hear .i wanna install mac os x in my partition f,so i open the disk management in windows xp, and inadvertently deleted all the logical drives after parition f ,i,e, from partition f to partition h are all deleted due to my stupid mis-operation.

now,each time i power on the computer, it goes to a command line with "grub-rescue>", i had followed the steps provided by other people after google this,but none of them works,the error is either "no such parititon" or "unknown filesystem".

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Ubuntu :: How To Create 10.4 System Restore

Aug 11, 2010

First off, Ubuntu 10.4 is working great on my new laptop and I really enjoy it. And it is super fast. My question is now that I have everything all set up, all my packages, my windows settings, and my ATI driver, my updates, etc., I want to be able to keep it all. Maybe somebody could point me in the right direction or give me some better terminology. Would love to learn more about distros in the future. For now I just don't want to have to do all this updating again. There are a few things I have found like Clonezilla and others, but they seem to be a bit advanced and more for servers.

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