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TrueCrypt does not support full system drive encryption on Linux. If you want full drive encryption on Linux you'll want to use something like ecryptfs. However, full drive encryption on Linux may be a bit too much; you really need to only protect the /home, /var and /opt directories. TrueCrypt system encryption: ...
You need to use the GRUB command prompt to boot the installed Ubuntu system first. Read the section "Booting Ubuntu installed on disk partitions" on this manual: http://tuxers.com/main/instigating-a-manual-boot-from-the-grub-prompt/ Based on your HDD config, I guess your commands should be the following: set root=(hd1,msdos1) linux ...
Run the following command in a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+t): dpkg -l | grep linux-image-.*-generic Look for the kernel version you want to reinstall then run: sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-image-3.X.Y-ZZ-generic Of course, you must type the real kernel version (e.g. linux-image-3.8.0-21-generic) instead of linux-image-3.X.Y-ZZ-generic.
Mount your / partition in /mnt and your /boot partition in /mnt/boot, then chroot into the system and run dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc and choose the install location from the menu. sudo -s mount /dev/sda2 /mnt mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/boot for f in dev sys proc dev/pts ; do mount --bind /$f /mnt/$f ; done chroot /mnt dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc
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