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So I have somehow managed to delete my Ubuntu partition. I think it may have been windows system restore that deleted it. Below is a screenshot of Gparted run via a live usb copy of Ubuntu. That big 59.64 GiB of unallocated space? That used to be my Ubuntu partition.

Is there any way I can easily recover just that partition? (Assuming that the data is still there, which I think it is). I believe it was Ext 4, and it was running Ubuntu 12.04 if that makes any difference.

Gparted screenshot

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Check [this thread][1]. [1]:… – jippie Apr 17 '12 at 20:00
Testdisk may be able to completely recover partitions as long as nothing has been written to them. – Takkat Apr 17 '12 at 20:11

Maybe this link here can help you?

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