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Failed to start mariadb server

starting mariadb server as a systemd service (systemctl start mariadb-server.service) fails with error message: Incompatible header in messagefile '/usr/share/mysql/english/errmsg.sys'. Probably ...
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Copy files from a failing drive

A fried of mine gave me her laptop because it was behaving wierdly. This was (Still is) a hard drive failure, and I suggested her to backup her files before installing a new hard drive. I booted the ...
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My USB hard drive seems inaccessible

So, I've got a USB hard drive, which automounts and is used for hourly-daily-weekly-monthly full-disk snapshots via snapshot. It seems to have failed. I am leery of attempting to reformat entirely if ...
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Update ubuntu 16.04 base and crash… Uh oh!

Installed the latest base updates. Running 16.04. Says updates failed and calls for a reboot... Bad things happen. Is there a way to get to my interface without reinstalling the system?
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Can't load Ubuntu: Superblock checksum does not match superblock while trying to open /dev/sda7

I have a problem while loading into Ubuntu 17.04. This happens for the 2nd time after I booted into Windows. For the 1st time I just reinstalled the Ubuntu. I am not good at this question, so I hope ...
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Grub fails, can't install lubuntu

The story is that I had dual boot option with win8 and debian jessie by grub. Now its over. I was running debian when i pressed a button which by 1 keystroke darkens the screen and i left it so, ...
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How to troubleshoot during and post Debian 8.5 system failures with external display?

I have had now three incidences of system failures in two weeks when the external display has been connected to it; it does not happen other times both displays go mad - big display goes gray bright, ...