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First of all, I'm going to explain what I think you did, so there aren't any misunderstandings which may lead you to lose your data, so please object if there is anything wrong. Before installing Ubuntu, the hard disk in question contained two partitions. The first one you call "C", with Windows operating system files on it and a second one you call "D" ...


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The reason you cant view it is because its been allocated for swap which is a waste allocating it 500GB its good to allocate it a size equal to RAM size of your PC. Re partition that 1Tb disks 500GB extended prtition in live mode by using Gparted and allocated a memory slightly equal to your RAM size then the rest you can use it for other purposes.doing this ...


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When you format a disk, data is removed from that disk. What did you expect? Restoring a backup would be the best method. Some people have had results using the datarecovery help using testdisk, but that really depends on what you did to the disk after the installation. The more you use that system, the less likely it is to be able to recover what was ...


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I Would do this: Change to ROOT mode from a Live CD/USB Preferrably, if not it will still work from a dualbooted Linux install. Open a terminal and type: sudo -i Then, find out which partition is your Windows via this command: fdisk -l Mine shows this: /dev/sda1 * 2048 206847 204800 100M 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT /dev/sda2 206848 ...


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You can and should use one EFI partition for all OSes installed. The only concern is if you have many OSes that there is enough space on it. But in most cases this is not an issue since efi files are small.


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Just to add something for clarification, usually when you "format a disk" the quick way, the data itself is not erased/destroyed - rather, the partition table where the map to your data was, is. The more you use your disk after the partition table is erased, the more you are overwriting the previous data, and making it harder to recover. As was pointed out ...


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welcome, assuming you are using a 4 gb RAM computer, you will have delete that 500GB patition indicating SWAP , the right click on the unlocated new 500Gb which will appear in grey color and allocated 4 gb as swap by selecting file system as Linux-Swap in G-Parted and click add, the remaining vlume you will create a new file system by right clicking on it ...


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Here is the easy answer: Open gparted select the right device in the menu Devices go to Device → Create Partition Table Choose msdos If that fails, throw away the USB stick: it's broken now format If that fails, throw away the USB stick: it's broken


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You do not have to create a new ESP (EFI system partition). In fact, you must leave the ESP alone as explained in the UEFI Ubuntu help page Make sure you install Ubuntu in EFI mode so you will be able to boot both Ubuntu and Windows from GRUB.


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I think you're getting the "out of space" message because the Live USB stores all your files (including Steam and any other programs that you installed previously) in RAM, and your computer is running out of space in RAM! Try rebooting (which will reset everything and free up your RAM), and boot into the Ubuntu USB installer and start the installation ...


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/dev/sdb is the entire block device, you don't mount this. You mount a partion that is on the device, example: sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt From the first image, it looks as if there are no partitions on the disk any way, or you have recently made some changes to the partiton table and the kernel is not aware of them, so it is best to run sudo ...


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New hard drives need to have a new partition created on them so that they can be used. I recommend using gparted. To install the program, type in the following from a terminal window: sudo apt install gparted Then gparted needs to be ran with elevated permissions: sudo gparted After your drive is configured, now you need to mount it somewhere. If ...



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