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An error occurred in the partitioning stage of an Ubuntu 10.10 installation on my computer that caused me to restart and now all of my other partitions are gone.

Is there a way to recover these files?

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Possible Duplicate: – green Apr 13 '13 at 11:33

It is possible that your partition table was corrupted but your partitions are still there.

There is a tool available in the Ubuntu LiveCD called gpart that can recover your partition table.

Load the Live CD, install it (sudo apt-get install gpart) and then run gpart.

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This is probably your best shot at recovery. – Nathan Osman Sep 19 '10 at 20:31

There is a good explanation of how to do this at the Ubuntu wiki: Partition

It explains how to use the gpart tool, as well as a utility called testdisk.

There's a great article on the same subject, including data recovery, at UbuntuGeek:

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