I am planning on selling my laptop. So I formatted my disk using the Disk Utility and chose to overwrite the disk with zeroes. Two questions: Is this the same as overwriting the disk using dd? sudo ...
Current situation is: My laptop internal hard disk is fried. I have a USB stick of XUbuntu-12.04 I have a live CD of Ubuntu 11.10. I have another 16 GB HP pendrive where there is an Xubuntu 12.04 ...
I have tried gnome-disk-utility and it has failed. Yet again I have deleted the launcher for, 'Disks' which is gnome disk utility and now I can't see how I can open it. I am running 12.10.