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Old 03-17-2013, 11:19 PM   #16
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and now things just seam to be getting worse so i tried to re load the operating system from disk and it tells me kernel panic not syncing vfs unable to mont root wm-block 20 i have tried the following commands tab live enter same tab install enter same uname -arv same uname -r and this is from the same disk i used to install and its a brand new western digital hd 1 tb virgin out of the box so i don't know whats going on with it ? i all so tried this

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and i get this ravenhawk@ravenhawk-M61PME-S2P:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded so i am lost
Actually you are not lost. Looks to me like a dist-upgrade went OK. No errors like error 100 or whatever. Then you would be lost.

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this is what happens when i follow you're commands

ravenhawk@ravenhawk-M61PME-S2P:~$ mkdir p
ravenhawk@ravenhawk-M61PME-S2P:~$ mkdir Videos
ravenhawk@ravenhawk-M61PME-S2P:~$

nothing
Open terminal. Type in

Code:
ls
see if newly made p and Videos directories/folders are sitting there.
 
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:39 AM   #17
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Actually you are not lost. Looks to me like a dist-upgrade went OK. No errors like error 100 or whatever. Then you would be lost.



Open terminal. Type in

Code:
ls
see if newly made p and Videos directories/folders are sitting there.
ok that worked this is what i get

ravenhawk@ravenhawk-M61PME-S2P:~$ ls
Administration gegl-0.0 Pictures Ubuntu One
brasero help PlayOnLinux's virtual drives Untitled Folder
Desktop Music Public Videos
Documents My Videos Simple
Downloads p Templates

so how do i restore it ?
 
Old 03-18-2013, 04:13 AM   #18
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so how do i restore it ?
Believe it or not. I have never had to restore deleted data. If you could look in
Open terminal

Code:
cd /home/<your username goes here>/.local/share/Trash
use

Code:
ls
to see if it is in there. If it is. Open your file manager and use view hidden files in it. .local/share/Trash will show it there.
move it back to Videos directory/folder you made in /home. HTH.

If you bypassed the trash delete with delete without going to trash. Maybe (i don't know since I don't ubuntu)
look in

/root/.local/share/Trash>view hidden files will be needed there also.

found something else for Ubuntu file manager Home Folder > Go > Rubbish Bin

I use rox file manager which is way different than nautilus which ubuntu uses. I am just giving examples of what was posted in post #10 for looking for trash via command line in /home (digging down)

I won't have a trash folder because rox does not use one like thunar and nautilus or pcmanfm does.

Code:
harry@biker:~
$ ls -a
.                .fehbg           isos            SpaceFM_plugins
..               .fltk            .jwm            .thumbnails
.adobe           .fluxbox         .jwmrc          Video
.bash_history    .fontconfig      Kernels         .wallpaper
.bash_logout     .gconf           .lastpass       Wallpaper
.bashrc          .gexec           .local          .weather.sh
.cache           .gexec_history   .macromedia     .wicd
Calibre Library  .gimp-2.8        mcthemes        .winff
Comics           .gksu.lock       .mozilla        .wmii
.config          .gnome2          .mplayer        .Xauthority
.conky           .gnome2_private  Music           .Xdefaults
.conkyrc         .gstreamer-0.10  .nanorc         .xinitrc
.conkyrcbk       .gtk-bookmarks   Picts           .xinitrc-custom
.conkyrcbk2      .gtkrc           .profile        .xmms
.dbus            .gtkrc-2.0       .pulse          .xmodmaprc
Desktop          .gvfs            .pulse-cookie   .xsession-errors
.dillo           .htoprc          .recently-used
Documents        .icons           .screenrc
Downloads        Images           Screeny
harry@biker:~
$ cd ~/.local
harry@biker:~/.local
$ ls
share
harry@biker:~/.local
$ cd share
harry@biker:~/.local/share
$ ls
clipit  comix  gegl-0.2  gvfs-metadata  recently-used.xbel
harry@biker:~/.local/share
$
Code:
# cd /root/.local/share
root@biker:~/.local/share# ls
recently-used.xbel
Your mileage may vary from mine with those commands since I use roxfm.

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Old 03-18-2013, 05:16 AM   #19
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You have created the folder called Videos here as well as the completely unnecessary folder p.
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ok that worked this is what i get

ravenhawk@ravenhawk-M61PME-S2P:~$ ls
Administration gegl-0.0 Pictures Ubuntu One
brasero help PlayOnLinux's virtual drives Untitled Folder
Desktop Music Public Videos
Documents My Videos Simple
Downloads p Templates

so how do i restore it ?
So now you when oyu go into your file manager all should be as it was. I'm not sure what it is you are panicking about here though since the Videos folder is of no importance to the running of your system anyhow.
 
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Old 03-18-2013, 02:43 PM   #20
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You have created the folder called Videos here as well as the completely unnecessary folder p.So now you when oyu go into your file manager all should be as it was. I'm not sure what it is you are panicking about here though since the Videos folder is of no importance to the running of your system anyhow.
this is what i am panicking about with that deletion i can no longer access my system tools administration its blank as well as other things like the drive or some system files so i am trying to restore it

thanks for the reply

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Old 03-18-2013, 02:46 PM   #21
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In that case you have done something else to your system either at the same time as deleting the Videos folder or in trying to solve it. Without knowing what it will be difficult to help you.
 
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Old 03-18-2013, 03:02 PM   #22
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the linux Desktop ( Gnome2&3 , KDE4,xfce,...)
all work almost the exact same way as the Microsoft Windows Desktop

you have a right click menu ( the same as on windows)

in the GUI ( Graphical User Interface)
go to the "home" folder

almost all Operating Systems have a folder on the desktop called "the user name " ( ie. Bob,Carol,Ted, Alice ,...)

open it ( double click on it -- the exact same way as on Windows xp,vista,and 7 )
PS. some distros use a "single click and not a double click.


in the "home" folder
r-click a blank space ( not an icon -- the same as in windows)
from the menu select " make new folder "
it will be called something like that
probably " make new" with the option for text file and folder
make a new folder called " Videos "
cap. V

the same as you would in windows

The normal every day use of a Desktop manager is basically the same
-- form fallows function --
for the most part
Microsoft's " Desktop Explorer" GUI
works exactly the same way as
Gnome 2 or 3
KDE4
Xfce
and the rest

basic software engineering
people need to to the same things ,so the way to do it IS the same

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Old 03-18-2013, 10:20 PM   #23
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In that case you have done something else to your system either at the same time as deleting the Videos folder or in trying to solve it. Without knowing what it will be difficult to help you.
it was probably something i tried to do when trying to resolve the issue don't get me wrong the system is working just fine except for the missing files all systems are a go so thanks for all the help i think i really just need to study all the tuts and go from there !
 
Old 03-18-2013, 10:27 PM   #24
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so thanks to every one for the help you don't get this from Microsoft i am going to mark this one as resolved and i am leaving you with this joke that i think fits this situation learn to pay attention

first year students at med school were receiving their first
anatomy class with a real human body
they all gathered around the surgery table with the body
covered with a white sheet
the professor started the class by telling them in
medicine it is necessary to have two important qualities
as a doctor the first is that you not be disgusted by
anything involving the human body
for example the professor pulled back the sheet stuck
his finger in the butt of the corpse withdrew it and
stuck it in his mouth go ahead and do the same thing

the students freaked out hesitated for several minutes
but eventually took turns sticking a finger in the butt of
the dead body and sucking on it

when everyone was finished the professor looked at them and
told them the second most important quality is
observation i stuck my middle finger in and sucked on my
index finger

now learn to pay attention
 
  


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