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Your data is likely all gone. When you selected "Create new partition table" you told your installer to ignore whatever it saw on the hard drive and just pretend it was a blank slate. You may want to look into tools like photorec to try to recover your data. If this is the path you're going to take, shut your computer down now and don't boot into your hard ...
If you install xubuntu-desktop, you will proabably recover most of what you lost. sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop
Test this: Start the computer with a live-dvd / usb. Open a terminal. Run it: sudo -i apt-get update apt-get install lvm2 cryptsetup modprobe dm-crypt cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sda2 crypt1 *##Write the passphrase##* vgscan --mknodes *##Save the volume name##* mount /dev/<volume-name>/root /mnt mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/boot mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev ...
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