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"Clean disk and install ubuntu, this will delete your files and programs in all your operating systems" You understood that this means you told the system to remove Windows? You probably need to consider that the data is gone forever. Possible things that could save you: Restore a backup. Very simple reasoning: if you have important data on a disk ...


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Apple's Boot Camp uses a hybrid MBR to help a BIOS-booted Windows coexist with an EFI-booted OS X. As noted on the linked-to page, hybrid MBRs are dangerous and trouble-prone. I suspect you may be running into a problem related to this. Your fdisk output seems to show the MBR side of things -- certainly the single line of output you've shown is consistent ...


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I had a similiar issue 4 days back with my External Hard Disk which was in NTFS format. Had mistakenly installed CENTOS in my External Hard Disk and entire data was deleted. I thought i would never get the data back. But someone in this forum suggested me to use TestDisk. Used TestDisk, spent 5hours analysing and received same error message which you have ...


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The first thing you should do is clone an image of the drive so that you have a copy in case something more goes horribly wrong. You might want to start here. Based on your current /etc/fstab, It looks like the partition you want to run testdisk on is /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root - Refer to the linked related answer for detail and adjust your actions ...


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How about outputting everything to a .txt file and than copying everything from there? strings foo.doc | less > output.txt


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The crash during a partition merge likely damaged the file system. That's why you should create backups beforehand. The easiest “fix” is to re-format the partition, if you don't care about any data that may be recoverable. If you're lucky, you can salvage most of the data with fsck, but you should create a raw copy of /dev/sda5 and work on the image, in ...



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