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From the reading I've done, it seems it's having issues mounting the encrypted files. The guys here: could not mount /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 Seem to be suggesting how to fix it, but I am new to Linux and have NO idea how to do any of that. Can anyone walk me through how to edit that file?

Or should I just reinstal? Is there a way to reinstall and keep my programs? I do have separate partitions for boot root home and swap

Running Acer Aspire 5750 Intel Core i3 4gb ram Ubuntu 12.10 64bit

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Open the terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+t and enter su then type in your pass word and next enter gedit /etc/fstab the file will open and you can edit it accordingly, save and close gedit. Type exit to exit from root and continue with the rest of the directions given.

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where do I hit control+alt+t tho? do i go into the advanced menu and hit C to open the console? where it says grub? I'm wondering where I need to be to even open the terminal. It can't be while its stuck loading... –  Jordan March Dec 2 '12 at 5:10
    
ok i got to the prompt, but when i use gedit /etc/fstab it says gedit:901 could not open X display –  Jordan March Dec 2 '12 at 5:54
    
Try this link –  woody Dec 2 '12 at 6:10

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