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I was using gparted to increase the size of my Ubuntu partition, when in the middle of it all my programs close/processes stop, the screen displays "out of memory" (I guess this means RAM) and the display restarts (computer does not reboot). Opening gparted again, it seemed the unallocated memory had not been added, so repeating the process, it completed within seconds without problem. However, upon reboot, grub doesn't work anymore, and it seems the entire /home folder is gone!

Anybody know how to fix this? I'm running Ubuntu 13.04

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Boot up with a live-cd/USB and open gparted and see what partitions are left and if your /home is still there. –  Alvar Jun 1 '13 at 0:44
    
I did, and everything was the same except the ext4 (Linux) partition had less used space (meaning things were deleted). I don't have a separate /home partition, but when mounting it while on livecd, all folders are there except /home –  Muhammad Khan Jun 1 '13 at 0:57
    
Then I would make a new install of Ubuntu since the /home is gone. And for the next time be more careful when editing in gparted... –  Alvar Jun 1 '13 at 1:28
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