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i screwed my harddrive and need to repair it in ubuntu live cd session with test disk that I Have to install with synaptic Package Manager, and I don-t know how to open in this live CD session.

I cant even enter operative system without the cd. I wanted to copy data first before formatting everything. tell me something!! I really need HELP!! thank you

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Synaptic package manager isn't included in the Live CD. but you can install it. But, I think, you should better use the terminal. Open it with Ctrl-Alt-T shortcut and run this command to install testdisk

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install testdisk

or using the install button below:

Install via the software center

You can then use testdisk. If you want to install synaptic, use this command instead

sudo apt-get install synaptic 

After installation, use sudo testdisk command in the terminal to start using it.

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hey thanks a lot for the answer!I think it installed but I cant seem to find it nowehere, can I open it throught the terminal? –  Goncalo Gaspar Oct 23 '12 at 16:46
    
@GoncaloGaspar yes. testdisk run in the terminal –  Anwar Shah Oct 23 '12 at 16:47
    
Im at it..thanks a lot!! you really helped, hug! –  Goncalo Gaspar Oct 23 '12 at 16:50
    
@GoncaloGaspar glad to know. If it helped you can accept the answer. It will help future visitor. You have to register to the site to accept the answer though. –  Anwar Shah Oct 23 '12 at 16:52

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